2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Business Healthcare Technology (BHT3) Associate of Applied Science Degree

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Program Description:

The Business Healthcare Technology program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in a variety of positions in today's technology-driven workplaces. The Business Healthcare Technology program provides learning opportunities, which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes the use of software and technology. Students are also introduced to accounting fundamentals, electronic communications, internet research, electronic file management, and healthcare regulation and compliance. The program includes instruction in effective communication skills and terminology that encompasses office management and executive assistant qualification and technology innovations for the office. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of administrative technology. Graduates of the program receive a Business Healthcare Technology Associate of Applied Science degree.

General Education Core

ENGL 1101Composition and Rhetoric

3

XXXX xxxxHumanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

XXXX xxxxSocial/Behavioral Sciences Elective

3

XXXX xxxxGeneral Education Core Elective

3

 

MATH 1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning

3

OR

MATH 1101Mathematical Modeling

3

OR

MATH 1111College Algebra

3

Occupational Curriculum

BUSN 1015Introduction to Healthcare Reimbursement

3

BUSN 2190Business Document Proofreading and Editing

3

BUSN 2340Healthcare Administrative Procedures

4

BUSN 2375Healthcare Coding

3

BUSN 1440Document Production

4

 

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

OR

BUSN 1000Computers in Healthcare

3

OR

HIMT 1150Computer Applications in Healthcare

3

 

BUSN 2350Electronic Health Records

3

OR

HIMT 1250Health Record Content and Structure

2

 

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I

4

OR

BUSN 2200Office Accounting

4

OR

BUSN 1800Introduction to Healthcare Accounting

3

 

BUSN 1010Medical Terminology, Anatomy, and Diseases for Business

6

Or All Of The Following Three Requirements

 

MAST 1120Human Diseases

3

 

AND

 

BUSN 2300Medical Terminology

2

OR

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

 

AND

 

BUSN 2310Anatomy and Terminology for the Medical Administrative Assistant

3

OR

ALHS 1010Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

4

OR

ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

Also Must Choose One Specialization

Practice Management Specialization

BUSN 2440Healthcare Leadership and Professional Effectiveness

3

BUSN 2800Practice Management Fundamentals

3

BUSN 2810Healthcare Compliance

3

BUSN 2820Healthcare Practice Law and Ethics

3

BUSN 2830Healthcare Delivery Systems

3

or

Compliance and Reimbursement Specialization

BUSN 2420Advanced Medical Coding

3

BUSN 2810Healthcare Compliance

3

BUSN 2400Healthcare Procedural Coding

3

BUSN 2410ICD Coding

3

BUSN 2850Health Record Auditing

3

or

Health Informatics Specialization

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals

4

BUSN 2700Introduction to Health Informatics

3

BUSN 2720Healthcare Information Systems

3

BUSN 2750Healthcare Technology Regulations

3

Total Credit Hours: 61 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation