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This program is for the 2012-2013 academic year and may not accurately reflect HCC's current offerings.
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The Healthcare Business Informatics curriculum prepares individuals for employment as specialists in installation, data management, data archiving/retrieval, system design and support, and computer training for medical information systems.

Students learn about the field through multidisciplinary coursework including the study of terminology relating to informatics, systems analysis, networking technology, computer/network security, data warehousing, archiving and retrieval of information, and healthcare computer infrastructure support.

Graduates should qualify for employment as database/data warehouse analysts, technical support professionals, informatics technology professionals, systems analysts, networking and security technicians, and computer maintenance professionals in the healthcare field.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2012-2013 (Updated Aug 21, 2013)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A25510

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
NET-125 Networking Basics 1 4 0 3
NOS-110 Operating Systems Concepts 2 3 0 3
Total: 16
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
DBA-110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
HBI-110 Issues and Trends in Healthcare Business Informatics 3 0 0 3
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
NOS-130 Windows Single User 2 2 0 3
Total: 15
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 0 3-4
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 12-13
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
HBI-113 Survey of Medical Insurance 3 0 0 3
HBI-250 Data Management and Utilization 2 2 0 3
NOS-230 Windows Administration I 2 2 0 3
OST-181 Introduction to Office Systems 2 2 0 3
SEC-110 Security Concepts 3 0 0 3
Total: 15
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
CIS-115 Intro to Programming & Logic 2 3 0 3
OST-137 Office Software Applications 2 2 0 3
HBI-289 Heathcare Business Informatics Project 1 4 0 3
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 73-74

Mathematics: Choose at least 3 Hours from the following courses:
MAT-140 Survey of Mathematics 3 0 0 3
or MAT-151 Statistics I 3 0 0 3
or MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra 3 0 0 3
and MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra Lab 0 2 0 1

Certificate in Healthcare Business Informatics for Computer Technology Professionals C25510CT

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
NET-125 Networking Basics 1 4 0 3
SEC-110 Security Concepts 3 0 0 3
Total: 9
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 2 3 0 3
DBA-110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
HBI-110 Issues and Trends in Healthcare Business Informatics 3 0 0 3
Total: 9

Total Credit Hours: 18

Certificate in Healthcare Business Informatics for Health Professionals C25510HP

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
HBI-113 Survey of Medical Insurance 3 0 0 3
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
Total: 9
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
HBI-110 Issues and Trends in Healthcare Business Informatics 3 0 0 3
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
Total: 9

Total Credit Hours: 18