Recommended Course Sequence

Admission Requirements

Admission to ACC requires the following:

  • Allied Health Associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college of university OR
  • Program Chair approval based on at least two years of healthcare related work experience AND
  • College level math and English scores or equivalent completion of courses

Full-Time Schedule

1st Semester (Fall) Credits 2nd Semester (Spring) Credits
Statistics (MAT 135) 3 Workflow Fundamentals
(HIT 122 - spring or fall)
3
Database Management Systems,
including Access, and Intro to SQL (CIS 240)
3 Data Visualization and Practicum
(HIT 264)*
4
Excel (CIS 155) 3 Data Analytics Applications
(HIT 265)
3
Access (CIS 145) 3 Healthcare Data Standards and
Quality (HIT 263)
3
Health Data Management and Information
Systems (HIT 111)
3 N/A N/A
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 13

 

Part-Time Option 1

1st Semester
(Spring/Summer)
Credits 2nd Semester
(Fall)
Credits 3rd Semester
(Spring)
Credits
Excel (CIS 155) 3 Workflow Fundamentals
(HIT 122 - spring or fall)
3 Data Visualization and
Practicum (HIT 264)*
4
Statistics (MAT 135) 3

Database Management Systems,
including Access and Intro to
SQL (CIS 240)

3

Data Analytics Applications
(HIT 265)

3
Health Data Management
and Information Systems
(HIT 111)
3 Access (CIS 145) 3 Healthcare Data Standards
and Quality (HIT 263)
3
Total Credits 9 Total Credits 9 Total Credits 10

 

Part-Time Option 2

1st Semester Credits 2nd Semester Credits 3rd Semester Credits 4th Semester Credits
Statistics
(MAT 135)
3 Access
(CIS 145)
3 Workflow Fundamentals
(HIT 122 - spring or fall)
3 Data Visualization
and Practicum
(HIT 264)*
4
Health Data
Management
and Information
Systems (HIT 111)
3 Excel
(CIS 155)
3 Database Management
Systems, including Access
and Intro to SQL (CIS 240)
3 Healthcare Data
Standards and
Quality (HIT 263)
3
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Data Analytics
Applications
(HIT 265)
3
Total Credits 6 Total Credits 6 Total Credits 6 Total Credits 10

*Students can use prior HIM/database experience in lieu of practicum.