Medical Billing and Coding Associate

Medical Billing and Coding Associate Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 60
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Medical Billing and Coding Associate program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
ADM105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1 $177.75
BCA134 Word Processing 3 $533.25
BUS108 Business College Experience 1 $177.75
HIT125 Essentials of Health Records 2 $355.50
HIT146 Beginning Medical Terminology 3 $533.25
MAP402 Medical Law and Ethics 2 $355.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
Math Electives 3

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Total Credits 15
Semester 2
CSC110 Introduction to Computers -OR- 3 $533.25
BCA205 Database/Spreadsheets 3 $533.25
HIT156 Intermediate Medical Terminology 3 $533.25
HIT215 Introduction to CPT 2 $355.50
HIT250 Coding I 3 $533.25
HSC217 Introduction to Pathology 3 $533.25

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Total Credits 14
Semester 3
ENG105 Composition I 3 $533.25
HIT166 Advanced Medical Terminology 3 $533.25
HIT240 Advanced Coding and Classification 3 $533.25
HIT280 CPT-4 Coding 3 $533.25
HIT290 Reimbursement Methods 3 $533.25

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Total Credits 15
Semester 4
BUS291 Employment Portfolio and Career Development 2 $385.50
HIT352 Health Information Systems 3 $533.25
HIT450 Health Statistics 2 $355.50
HIT510 Coding Certification Review 2 $355.50
MAP511 Pharmacology for the Medical Office 1 $177.75
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $533.25
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25

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Total Credits 16
Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $711.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $533.25
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $711.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $711.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $711.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2017–2018 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 101
319-296-4021
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Student Success Specialist

Valerie Eagen
Bremer Hall 102
319-296-2329 ext.1061
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Program Advisor

Dee Ulrich
Black Hawk Hall 216
319-296-2329 ext.1756
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Dean

Cynthia Bottrell, Ph.D.
Grundy Hall 266
319-296-4470
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