IT-Healthcare Informatics

Curriculum Description

Information Technology

Career Cluster:    
Web and Digital Communications, Information Support and Services, Programming and Software Development, and Network Systems

Pathway:              Information Technology

Program Major    Information Technology

Pathway Description

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree in Information Technology with an emphasis in Healthcare Informatics.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25590HI REVISED
NC CIP: 11.0103
Day and Evening
POS Approved: Fall 2020

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 2 0 3
CTI 110 Web, Pgm, & Db Foundation 2 2 0 3
CTI 120 Network & Sec Foundation 2 2 0 3
HBI 110 Issues and Trends in HBI 3 0 0 3
NET 125 Introduction to Networks 1 4 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 10
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CSC 124 Intro to Data Science Prog. Requisite 2 2 0 3
DBA 120 Database Programming I REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 110
OR
Freshman Composition NEW VERSION Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry NEW VERSION Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 110
OR
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy NEW VERSION Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
MAT 143
OR
Quantitative Literacy NEW VERSION Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 2 2 0 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra NEW VERSION Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite (3) (2) (0) (4)
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 6
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
DBA 125 Database Reporting Requisite 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Elective ** ** ** 1
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com REVISED Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction 3 0 0 3
COM 231
OR
Public Speaking REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 114
OR
Prof Research & Reporting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 116 Technical Report Writing Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 7

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CTS 240 Project Management Requisite 2 2 0 3
HBI 113 Survey of Med Insurance 3 0 0 3
HBI 250 Data Mgmt and Utilization Requisite 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
DBA 285 Data Warehousing & Mining 2 3 0 3
HBI 230 Infra & App Supp in Healthcare Requisite 2 3 0 3
HBI 289 HBI Project Requisite 1 4 0 3
OST 280 Electronic Health Records Requisite 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 12
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 64

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

2017FA State Curriculum Standard Revision, new title and code; repackaged only.
             This program was formerly Healthcare Business Informatics A25510

Elective – Select 1 credit hour: BAS 120, CTI 141, CTS 120, NET 126, NOS 130, WBL 111

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Select one: ART 111, HUM 110, HUM 115, MUS 110, PHI 240

Social/Behavioral Science Elective – Select one: ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, PSY 118, PSY 150, SOC 210

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.

A25590HI REVISED