Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 3161
First Term: 2015 Fall   
Award: AAS
Total Credits: 60-74
CIP Code: 11.0501
Occupational Area: Information Technology

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: 15-1121, 15-1143, 15-1152, 25-1021  


Description: The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Healthcare Technology Systems degree is designed to develop the knowledge, technical skills and problem solving strategies needed by IT departments of healthcare organizations. Includes in-depth training in web development, programming, database management, system development, and project management for healthcare IT endeavors.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester





Required Courses
+HTM150 Introduction to Healthcare IT Systems 3
+CIS129 Microsoft SharePoint 1
+CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals 3

+CIS276DA MySQL Database (3) OR
+CIS276DB SQL Server Database (3) 3

+HTM200 Healthcare IT Software Infrastructure: Interoperability, Security and mHealth 3
CIS116 Microsoft Visio 1
+HTM250 Healthcare IT Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) 3
+HTM270 Healthcare IT Systems Capstone 3
CIS224 Project Management: Microsoft Project for Windows 3
CIS117DM Microsoft Access: Database Management 3

CIS133DA Internet/Web Development Level I (3)
OR
CIS133AA Internet/Web Development Level I-A (1) and
+CIS133BA Internet/Web Development Level I-B (1) and
+CIS133CA Internet/Web Development Level I-C (1) 3

MGT157 Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Clinical and Bioscience Data for Managers 3

+CIS162AD C#: Level I (3) or
+CIS163AA Java Programming: Level I (3) or
+CIS162AC Visual C++: Level I (3) or
+CIS159 Visual Basic Programming I (3) 3

CWE198AC Career/Work Experience (3) or
+CIS290AC Computer Information Systems Internship (3) 3
Credits: 38

Program Competencies
1. Discuss the technologies, challenges and efforts toward achieving value in healthcare information systems. (HTM150)
2. Use Visio graphics software to diagram a complex healthcare process. (CIS116)
3. Plan, design and publish a web site using HTML. (CIS133AA, CIS133BA, CIS133CA,CIS133DA)
4. Design and develop programs using structured and object-oriented programming techniques. (CIS150AB)
5. Build a HL7 interface engine. (HTM200)
6. Use Microsoft Access to create database files, alter records, retrieve information, and produce quality reports. (CIS117DM)
7. Use Microsoft Project for creating, managing, and reporting a complex network project. (CIS224)
8. Demonstrate potential SDLC design phase activities, along with healthcare IT examples of the resulting design elements. (HTM250)
9. Design, develop, test and troubleshoot object-oriented programs using an appropriate programming language. (CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS163AA, CIS162AC)
10. Demonstrate the skills required to install SQL, model and create new databases, manage and authenticate users, store procedures, and develop backup/restore strategies. (CIS276DA, CIS276DB)
11. Use a statistical programming language to manipulate, analyze and interpret data, with reports summarizing the results of the statistical analysis. (MGT157)
12. Demonstrate the skills required to create a site, navigate, manage documents and collaborate using Microsoft SharePoint. (CIS129)
13. Apply Healthcare Systems Technology program skill sets to a healthcare IT industry-related challenge. (HTM270)
14. Create a reflective document including final specifications and personal observations from a healthcare IT research-based project. (HTM270)
15. Apply acquired concepts and skills to workforce-related experience in Health Technology Systems. (CWE198AC or CIS290AC)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: April 28, 2015

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.