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NOVA Health Information Management A.A.S.

This grid offers a suggested approach for students to complete NOVA's A.A.S. in Health Information Management degree while best satisfying Marymount University's Liberal Arts Core and University requirements. A full description of MU's requirements is available here.
 
The last column indicates if a course fulfills Marymount's major or a specific Liberal Arts Core requirement.
 
Please verify with your NOVA advisor that the courses you choose are appropriate for a timely NOVA graduation. Additionally, keep in mind that you would receive your Marymount degree in the fewest hours by following the advising sheet provided for a particular major:
 
 
NOVA Course & Title Credits MU Notes or Equivalents MU Core &/or Major Req.
Prerequisites (14 credits)
BIO 141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
4
BIO 161 Anatomy & Physiology Major + Natural Science core (NS)
CST 229 Intercultural Communication
3
Elective credit
ENG 111 English Composition I
3

EN 101 Composition I

Written Communication core (WR)
HIM 111 Medical Terminology
3
HIIM 115 Medical Terminology Major
SDV 101 Orientation to Health Care
1
See HIM 226  
1st Semester (13 credits)
BIO 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
4
BIO 162 Anatomy & Physiology II Major + Natural Science core (NS)
HIM 260 Pharmacology for HIM
3
Major
HIM 110 Intro. to Human Pathology
3
Major
HIM 141 Fundamentals of Health Information Systems I
3
HCM 110 Health Care Delivery Systems Major
2nd Semester (14 credits)
Humanities/Fine Arts (Literature) elective (Choose ENG 241 or ENG 251)
3
EN 205 American Literature I or EN 201 World Literature: The Ancient World Introductory Literature core (LT-1)
HIM 226 Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation
2
HIM 226 (2 cr) + SDV 101 (1 cr) will transfer as MU LA 250 Legal Aspects of Health Care (3 cr) Major
HIM 130 Health Care Information Systems
3
HIM 125 Health Information Systems Major
HIM 141 Fundamentals of Health Information Systems II
3
HIM 220 Health Statistics
3
HCM 140 Health Care Statistics Major
3rd Semester (7 credits)
Social Science (Psychology) Elective (Choose PSY 201 or PSY 202)
3
PSY 101 General Psychology Introductory Social Science core (SS-1)
HIM 251 Clinical Practice I
3
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
1
Elective credit
4th Semester (12 credits)
HIM 229 Performance Improvement in Health Care
2
See HIM 280 Major
HIM 230 Information Systems & Technology in Health Care
3
IT 205 Computer Technology Major
HIM 249 Supervision & Management Practices for HIM
3
Major
HIM 250 Health Data Classification Systems I (ICD-9-CM)

4

HIM 251 Medical Classification Systems (must also complete HIM 255) Major
5th Semester (12 credits)
HIM 252 Clinical Practice II
3
HIM 254 Advanced Coding and Reimbursement
3
HIM 225 Advanced Medical Coding Major
HIM 255 Health Data Classification Systems II (CPT)
2
See HIM 250
HIM 280 Capstone Course

1

Together with HIM 229 transfers as HCM 220 Qualty Management in Health Care Major
HIM 233 Electronic Health Record Applications

3

Major
 

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