Health Information Technology Degree Courses

This degree is offered in cooperation with Marion Technical College. Some courses are completed at Marion Technical College while the remainder are completed at North Central State College.

The Marion Technical College course titles are listed on this page. See the Marion Technical College website for complete course descriptions.

  • ALH 1110 – Medical Terminology
  • ALH 1120 – Human Diseases
  • HIT 1200 – Health Records Management I
  • HIT 1301 – Clinical Classifications
  • HIT 1302 – Current Procedural Terminology
  • HIT 1400 – Healthcare Reimbursement
  • HIT 1500 – Advanced Clinical Classification Systems
  • HIT 2000 – HIT Legal Issues
  • HIT 2100 – Health Record Management II
  • HIT 2200 – Health Information Tech Systems
  • HIT 2300 – HIT Statistical Analysis
  • HIT 2350 – Project Management for HIT
  • HIT 2400 – HIT Quality Assessment
  • HIT 2900 – HIT Professional Practice II

The remainder of the North Central State courses required to complete this degree are listed below.

4 Credits | 3 Lecture Hours
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BIOL 1730 - Basic Anatomy and Physiology

This course presents the basic terms and concepts that deal with the structure and processes of the human body. It involves examination of the body as a whole, the cell, and tissues. The basic structure and physiology of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, and endocrine systems are presented. Laboratory exercises enhance and support the lecture topics and include microscopy, the study of models, specimen dissection, cadaver study, and physiological experiments.Required Prerequisite(s): Take both READ-0080 & WRIT-0090 or take ENGL-0040 (minimum grade of C-); OR qualifying placement test scoresRequired Concurrent Course(s): Take BIOL-1730L

3 Credits | 3 Lecture Hours 
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BUSM 1260 - Project Management

In this course, students will learn ways to manage all aspects of a project. Project Management (PM) concepts enable projects to be planned, managed, and delivered on time, on budget, and with high quality. This course covers nine major sub-disciplines of Project Management based on the Project Management Institute’s PM Book of Knowledge (PMBOK). This course satisfies the education requirement for the Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) test. Certification testing is governed by the Project Management Institute, and this is not a prep class for the exam. PMI Certification is internationally recognized and highly portable to a number of industries and businesses.

3 Credits | 2 Lecture Hours | 2 Lab Hours
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CISS 1020 - Introduction to Computers

Introduction to Computers is a course designed to present the basic computer concepts and the Microsoft Office Suite applicable to today’s business world. Areas of concentration include Computer Concepts, Windows, Internet Explorer, E-mail, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency by interfacing with the Windows operating system and the internet, and to produce electronic presentations, written business documents, electronic spreadsheets, relational databases, and electronic mail. TAG course:OBU003

3 Credits | 3 Lecture Hours 
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COMM 1010 - Speech

This course involves instruction and experience in giving a presentation. Students are taught the principles of speech content and delivery so that they can effectively participate in a variety of practical speaking situations. Presentations will include the informative speech, persuasive speech, visual aid/demonstration speech, impromptu speech, and group presentation. (OTM for Oral Communication TMCOM and TAG# OCM013)

3 Credits | 3 Lecture Hours
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ENGL 1010 - English Composition I

This is a basic course in expository writing and critical reading. Students read a variety of nonfiction works and write summaries, analysis, essays, and a researched argument in response to their reading. Students learn to read actively and accurately and to organize, develop, and revise coherent papers appropriate for a college-educated audience. (OTM for First Writing Course TME001)Required Prerequisite(s): READ0080 & WRIT0090 or take ENGL0040 (minimum grade of C- required for all), or qualifying placement test scores

3 Credits | 2 Lecture Hours | 2 Lab Hours
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ITEC 1610 - IT Essentials

This course covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as more advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an information and communications technology (ICT)professional. The curriculum helps students prepare for entry-level ICT career opportunities and the CompTIA A+ certification. CTAG# CTIT014

4 Credits | 4 Lecture Hours 
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MATH 1110 - College Algebra

A study of: 1) polynomial operations, rational expressions, exponents, radicals; 2) linear and quadratic equations, inequalities, absolute value applications and their graphs; 3) graphs of elementary functions and non-functions including inverse functions, combining functions, and translating and transforming functions; 4) study of polynomial functions including the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, zeroes of polynomials, rational functions, partial fractions; 5) exponential and logarithmic functions including graphs and applications; 6) Gauss-Jordan elimination and Cramer’s Rule. This course meets the requirements for OTM College Algebra TMM001.Required Prerequisite(s): MATH0086 (Minimum grade of C- required) or qualifying placement test score

3 Credits | 3 Lecture Hours
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PSYC 1010 - Introduction to Psychology

Introduction to Psychology is an introductory level course and is a study of the basic human behavior. Topics include the history of psychology, scientific methods, biological processes, cognitive processes, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, intelligence, human development, personality theory, psychopathology and treatment, stress and health, and social psychology. Please note outcomes are written to OBR standards using OBR language. Ohio Articulation Number OSS015. This course meets the requirements for OTM in Social and Behavioral Science TMSBS


There are no elective courses required for this degree.

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