Medical Billing and Coding Associate

Medical Billing and Coding Associate Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

The AAS degree program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

Semester 1
ADM105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
ADM159 Proofreading and Editing 3
BCA134 Word Processing 3
HIT125 Essentials of Health Records 2
HSC116 Beginning Medical Terminology 4
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3
Math Electives 3

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Total Credits 16
Semester 2
ADM131 Office Calculators 1
BCA205 Database/Spreadsheets -OR- 3
CSC110 Introduction to Computers 3
HIT215 Introduction to CPT 2
HIT250 Coding I (ICD) 3
HSC124 Advanced Medical Terminology 4
HSC217 Introduction to Pathology 3

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Total Credits 16
Semester 3
ACC115 Introduction to Accounting -OR- 4
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I 4
ENG105 Composition I 3
HIT240 Advanced Coding and Classification 3
HIT280 CPT-4 Coding 3
MAP141 Medical Insurance 3
MAP511 Pharmacology for the Medical Secretary 1

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Total Credits 17
Semester 4
ADM222 Career Capstone 3
BCA213 Intermediate Computer Business Applications -OR- 3
BCA132 Electronic Communications 3
HIT510 Coding Certification Review 2
MAP152 Computer Patient Billing 2
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3

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Total Credits 16
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3
MAT122 College Algebra 5
MAT128 Precalculus 4
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT156 Statistics 3
MAT210 Calculus I 4
MAT216 Calculus II 4
MAT219 Calculus III 4


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 177
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Program Advisor

Deanne Ulrich
Black Hawk Hall 257
319-296-2329 ext.1756
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Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 180
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