Curriculum

UDM HIM ProgramTo achieve a Bachelor of Science degree in HIM, you must complete 126 credits, which include the UDM core curriculum, and the major courses.  This degree is offered jointly by the College of Health Professions (CHP) and the College of Liberal Arts and Education (CLAE) Computer and Information Systems Department.

Leadership Minor - HIM students only need four courses. Click on this link http://www.udmercy.edu/institute/minor/pdf/minorcard_healthmgnt.pdf for more information

Health Information Management (HIM) Program Example

Freshman
Fall 15 credits Winter 15 credits
BIO 2300 Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I (Lab not required) 3 cr. BIO 2320 Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology II (Lab not required) 3 cr.
ENL 1310 Academic Writing* 3 cr. CST 1010 Fundamentals of Speech 3 cr
HSA 3010 Overview of Health Care Systems 3 cr. HIM 2050 Medical Terminology 3 cr
MTH 1010 Algebra or MTH 1020+1030+1040* 3 cr. OB4C any PHL, RELS or CAS course 3 cr
CIS 1000 Intro to Computers 3 cr. HIM 1090 Clinical Informatics 3 cr
       
Sophomore
Fall 18 Credits Winter 15 Credits
HIM 2600 Epidemiology and the Management of Vital Health Data 3 cr. CIS 3050 Software Requirements and Design 3 cr.
HIM 3100 Pathophysiology for Health Professionals 3 cr. HIM 2800 Pharmacotherapy for HIM Professionals 3 cr.
ETH 3580 Health Care Ethics 3 cr. HSA 3100 Health Care Law & Regulations 3 cr.
OB3A Social Science course 3 cr. OB5B Literature course 3 cr.
PHL 1000 Intro to Philosophy 3 cr. OB5C Aesthetic course 3 cr.
OB4B any 2000-level RELS or CAS course 3 cr.    
       
Junior
Fall 18 Credits Winter 15 Credits
HIM 3800 Healthcare Accreditation and Compliance 3 cr. HIM 3700 Classification Systems and Nomenclatures 3 cr.
HIM 3650 Healthcare Reimbursement Management 3 cr. HSA 3585 Health Services Organization Management 3 cr.
CIS 3450 Project Management 3 cr. CIS 3820 Database Design 3 cr.
OB5D Comparative course 3 cr. STA 2250 Statistics 3 cr.
OB5A History course 3 cr. OB6B Contemporary Social Problems 3 cr.
Elective 3 cr.    
       
Senior
Fall 16 credits Winter 14 credits
HIM 4200 Healthcare Quality Improvement & Outcomes 3 cr. HIM 4900 Health Information Management Internship** 3 cr.
CIS 4850 Information Assurance 3 cr. HIM 4910 Health Information Management Capstone 2 cr.
HSA 4700 Evidence Based Research for HSA and HIM 3 cr. HIM 4600 Leadership and Strategic Planning for Health Professionals 3 cr.
HSA 3000 Accounting for Health Care Professions (HSA 4925 co-requisite) 3 cr. HSA 4650 Health Services Financial Mangement 3 cr.
HSA 4925 Synthesis of Management Applications (HSA 3000 co-requisite) 1 cr.  Elective 3 cr.
Elective 3 cr.    

Total Credit Hours = 126
*These classes require a placement test
**Senior year internship is 3 credits; the student will spend 168 contact hours during the internship experience

Revised 04.30.14