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HIM Curriculum (Fall 2015)

Freshman Year

First Semester Credit
BIOL 110 Fundamentals of Biology I 3
ENGL 101 Intro to Academic Writing 3
MATH 105 Applied College Algebra OR 3
  103 Applied College Algebra Fund 3
  104 Lab 2
UNIV 100 Cajun Connections 3
UNIV 200 Information Literacy 2
      Total: 14
       
Second Semester Credit
BIOL 220 Survey of A & P 3
BIOL 221 Survey of A & P Lab 1
ENGL 102 Writing and Research About Culture 3
CMCN 100 Human Communications* 3
PSYC 110 Intro to Psychology 3
SOCI 241 Contemporary Social Problems* 3
      Total:16

Sophomore Year

First Semester Credit
ACCT 201 Intro to Financial Accounting 3
BIOL 318 Advanced A & P 4
LCHI 207 Data/Proj Mgmt Sys in HC 3
ENGL   Elective - Literature* 3
HIST   Elective* 3
      Total:16
       
Second Semester Credit
HIM 361 Medical Terminology 3
LCHI 303 Healthcare Info Systems 3
STAT 214 Elem Statistics 3
CHEM 123/101 Surv, Gen, Org,Bio/Sur Chem 3
ART   Elective* 3
      Total:15

Junior Year

First Semester Credit
HIM 321 HIM I: Foundations (FA) 3
HIM 323 HIM Lab I (FA) 1
STAT 417 Biometry 3
HIM 461 Fund - Med Sci I (FA) 2
LCHI 473 Electronic Health Records (FA) 3
      Total:12
       
Second Semester Credit
LCHI 474 Elec Health Records II (SP) 3
HIM 322 Legal Asp of Hlth Care (SP) 3
HIM 324 HIM II: Nomen & Class Sys (SP) 3
HIM 326 HIM Lab II (SP) 2
HIM 462 Fund - Med Sci II (SP) 2
LCHI 465 Bus Proc Analysis & Design (SP) 3
      Total: 16

Senior Year

First Semester Credit
LCHI 475 Medical Informatics (FA) 3
HIM 405 Coding & Reimb Systems (FA) 3
HIM 411 Org & Adm Mgmt I (FA) 3
HIM 413 Org & Adm Mgmt Lab I (FA) 1
HIM 423 HIM Lab III (FA) 2
HIM 431 Q.I./Risk & Util Mgmt (FA) 2
HIM 453 Professional Practice Exp. I (FA) 3
      Total:17
       
Second Semester Credit
HIM 412 Org & Adm Mgmt II (SP) 3
HIM 422 HIM III:  Hlth Care Stats (SP) 3
HIM 424 HIM Lab IV (SP) 1
HIM 454 Professional Practice Exp II (SP) 3
HIM 482 Mgmt internship (SP) ** 4
      Total:14
       

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

A minimum grade of “C” must be earned in every course in the HIM curriculum.  In order to enter the junior year in the curriculum, each student must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 as computed by the Registrar.  In order to enter the senior year (professional training), each student must have completed every required course or its equivalent through the junior year with a minimum grade of "C".

Students completing the HIM curriculum will have an automatic minor in Health Informatics.

*Download electives and acceptable substitute courses here.

** Four week full-time managerial internship.

 

 

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