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Medical Coding Track - Degree

Associate in Applied Science
Medical Information Technology

Developmental Courses as Needed

Courses Credit Notes
RDG 20/100 3-6  
ENC 90/ENG 100 2-5  
MAT 61 4  

First Semester

Courses Credit Notes
CIT 105 Introduction to Computers (preferred) OR
OST 105 Introduction to Information Systems
3 Prereq: RDG 20 or instructor consent
MIT 103 Medical Office Terminology (preferred) OR
AHS 115 Medical Terminology OR
CLA 131 Medical Terminology from Greek or Latin
3  
MIT 104 Medical Insurance 3 Recommended first semester
Prereq/Coreq: MIT 103 or AHS 115 or CLA 131
MIT 217 Medical Office Procedures 3 Prereq/Coreq: OST 110 or CIT 105 or OST 105 or instructor consent
MIT 230 Medical Information Management 3 Recommended first semester
Prereq/Coreq: digital literacy
OST 110 Word Processing Applications 3 Prereq: RDG 20 and instructor consent (OST 101 equivalent skills)
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 18  

Second Semester

Courses Credit Notes
BIO 135 Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory* 4 Prereq: ACT 16 (or equivalent) or C or higher in biology or chemistry course
CIT 130 Productivity Software (preferred) OR
OST 240 Advanced Microsoft Applications
3 Prereq: CIT 105 or OST 105 or instructor consent
ENG 101 Writing I 3  
MIT 228 Electronic Medical Records 3 Prereq: MIT 217
Only offered in spring
MIT 250 Legal Issues in Medical Information Management 3 Only offered in fall
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 16  

Third Semester

Courses Credit Notes
ACT 101 Fundamentals of Accounting I OR
ACC 201 Financial Accounting
3 ACC 201 Prereq: QR College Readiness or instructor consent
MIT 204 Medical Coding 3 Prereq: MIT 104; Coreq: BIO 135 or equivalent
MIT 224 Medical Practice Management 3 Prereq/Coreq: MIT 104, MIT 217, and MIT 230. Only offered in spring
OST 235 Business Communication Technology 3 Prereq: ENG 101
MAT 105 Business Mathematics 3 or higher-level Quantitative Reasoning
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 15  

Fourth Semester

Courses Credit Notes
MIT 205 Advanced Medical Coding 3 Prereq: MIT 204
MIT 295 Medical Information Technology Capstone (Internship) 3 Program coordinator consent
Only offered in spring
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3  
Heritage/Humanities 3  
Course Approved by Program Coordinator** 3  
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 15  
TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS 64  

**Program-Approved Courses

Choose 3 hours from the following program-approved courses:

Courses Credit Notes
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting 3 Prereq: ACC 201 or (ACT 101 and ACT 102)
ACT 279 Computerized Accounting Systems 3 Prereq: ACC 201 or (ACT 101 and concurrent enrollment in ACT 102)
ACT 281 Individual Taxation 3 Prereq: one semester of college accounting or instructor consent
BAS 120 Personal Finance 3 Prereq/Coreq: MAT 61 or higher-level quantitative reasoning
BAS 160 Introduction to Business 3  
BAS 212 Introduction to Financial Management 3 Prereq: MAT 105 or MAT 110 or instructor consent
BAS 256 International Business 3 Prereq: BAS 160 or instructor consent
BAS 267 Introduction to Business Law 3  
BAS 274 Human Resource Management 3 Prereq: BAS 160 and BAS 283 or instructor consent
BAS 282 Principles of Marketing 3 Prereq: BAS 160 or instructor consent
BAS 283 Principles of Management 3 Prereq: BAS 160 or instructor consent
BAS 287 Supervisory Management 3  
BAS 288 Personal and Organizational Leadership 3  
ECO 101 Contemporary Economic Issues 3  
ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3  
ECO 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3  
MIT 106 Introduction to Medical Transcription 3 Prereq: digital literacy, OST 110, ENG 101, and (MIT 103 or AHS 115 or CLA 131)
MIT 219 Coding Exam Preparation 3 Prereq: MIT 204 and MIT 205
MIT 227 Medical Office Software 3 Prereq: MIT 104 and MIT 217
OST 210 Advanced Word Processing Applications 3 Prereq: OST 110
OST 225 Introduction to Desktop Publishing 3 Prereq: OST 105 and OST 110 or instructor consent
OST 275 Office Management 3  

*Also fulfilled if students take BIO 137 and BIO 139.

This Student Planning Sheet is the suggested sequence of courses; however, due to availability of courses, students may take courses out of sequence as long as prerequisites are met. Students are encouraged to see their assigned advisor for specific requirements.

Progression in the Medical Information Technology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of ā€œCā€ or better in each technical and general education course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

The Medical Information Technology program does not accept non-general education courses older than five years from returning or transfer students without the consent of the program coordinator.

For a list of KCTCS general education classes in each category, go to https://catalog.kctcs.edu/academic-services/general-education-requirements/.

KCTCS Catalog:  Medical Coding Track - Degree