B.S. Health Information Management Degree Plan

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type.

Courses that are recommended are in italics.

GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS - 40

REQUIRED CORE COURSES - 31-35

Written Communication - 6

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

Mathematics - 3

  • MATH 1513 College Algebra or a higher numbered math course

U. S. History - 3

Select one course.

  • HIST 1043 U.S. History to 1877
  • HIST 1053 U.S. History since 1877

American Government - 3

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics

Science - 8

Select one course from Life Science and one course from Physical Science. One Science course must be a lab science.

Life Science - 3-4

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts w/Lab OR BIOL 1054 Principles of Biology I w/Lab

Physical Science - 3-4

  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry w/Lab
  • GEOL 1934 Physical Geology w/Lab
  • SCI 1513 Conc of Phy. Science (may also take w/lab)
  • SCI 1501 Concepts of Phy. Science Lab
  • PHY 1044 Basic Physics I
  • PHY 1063 General Physics or a higher numbered chemistry or physics course

Humanities - 6

  • HUM 1103 Introduction to Humanities OR HIST 1033 World History

AND one of the following:

  • ART 1223 Art Survey
  • COMM 1263 Introduction to Theatre
  • LIT 2333 Introduction to Film
  • LIT 2413 Introduction to Literature
  • MUSIC 1013 Introduction to Music I
  • MUSIC 1103 Music and Culture
  • PHILO 1453 Introduction to Philosophy

Human, Cultural, & Social Diversity - 3

  • PSYCH 1003 General Psychology

Computer Proficiency - 0-3

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency (high school Computer Science course, SWOSU computer proficiency exam, or COMSC 1023 Computer & Info Access).

GE electives (from at least 2 different categories) to total 40

Health Information Management Major

Professional Courses - 33

  • HIM 3033 Introduction to Health Information
  • HIM 3122 Intro to Electronic Health Records
  • HIM 3123 Advanced Electronic Health Records
  • HIM 3333 Coding I
  • HIM 3343 Coding II
  • HIM 3453 Healthcare Reimbursement
  • HIM 4023 Health Information Application
  • HIM 4033 Health Information Management
  • HIM 4051 Professional Practice (X 2)
  • HIM 4073 Health Data Analysis
  • HIM 4082 HIM Professional Review
  • HIM 4153 Management Practicum

Ancillary Courses - 32

  • ACCTG 2213 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • †ALHLT 2453 Medical Terminology
  • ALHLT 3073 Diagnostics, Drugs, & Therapeutics
  • ALHLT 3363 Healthcare Compliance & Risk Mngmt
  • ALHLT 4074 Pathophysiology
  • ALHLT 4093 Epidemiology
  • ALHLT 4123 Healthcare Revenue Cycle
  • †BIOL 3704 Human Anatomy
  • COMSC 1103 Intro to Information Security
  • ENTRP 3113 Intro to MIS (Mgmt Info Systems)      

Health Care Administration Minor - 18

  • ALHLT 3043 Health Statistics
  • ALHLT 3193 US Healthcare System
  • ALHLT 3933 Healthcare Management
  • ALHLT 3963 Healthcare Project Mngt
  • ALHLT 4043 Healthcare Law & Ethics
  • HIM 4113 Healthcare Quality Measures

Total - 123-124

† Must be completed prior to entering professional program.

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

Minimum credit hours for graduation - 123-124

Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 55

Minimum credit hours in upper-division (3000/4000 courses) - 40

Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses) in major completed at SWOSU - 8

Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (15 of the last 30) - 30

Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework - 2.25

Minimum Grade Point Average in major - 2.25