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Associate of Arts Degree with HIT Coursework Transfer to MSU Billings
The Associate of Arts with articulated coursework in Health Information Technology is designed for students interested in a baccalaureate degree in Health Administration at Montana State University Billings.
The Associate of Arts (AA) includes education across academic disciplines. Focusing on integration of information while increasing a student’s employability, the AA is designed for transferability to a baccalaureate program.
To receive the AA degree, the following requirements must be completed:
Courses taken to fulfill one specific requirement, including courses in the Concentration or Elective blocks, may not be used to fulfill another specific requirement; thus, a course taken to fulfill the Cultural Diversity requirement in the Montana University System Core may not be used as an Elective.
Estimated Resident Program Cost*
Estimated costs are for the Great Falls College portion of this curriculum. Please contact the partnering school for information on the estimated cost of classes there.
|Tuition and Fees||$6,380|
Many students need preliminary math, science, and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.
I. GFC MSU Additional Graduation Requirement
|COLS 103||Becoming a Successful Student +||1|
II. Montana University System Core Courses - 32 Semester Hours
Communication - 6 Credits (3 credits written, 3 credits verbal)
Mathematics - 3 Credits
|M 105||Contemporary Mathematics||3|
Humanities/Fine Arts - 6 Credits
Natural Science - 8 Credits (Must include 1 lab course)
|BIOB 101||Discover Biology/Lab **,+||4|
|BIOB 160||Princpls of Living Systems/Lab **,+||4|
|CHMY 121||Intro to General Chem w/Lab **,+||4|
|CHMY 141||College Chemistry I w/Lab **,+||4|
|GEO 101||Intro to Physical Geologyw/Lab +||4|
|PHSX 105||Fund of Physical Science w/Lab +||4|
Social Sciences/History - 6 Credits
Cultural Diversity - 3 Credits
|ANTY 101||Anthro & the Human Experience +||3|
|BMKT 242||Intro to Global Markets +||3|
|LSH 244||American Cultural Values +||3|
|NASX 204||Intro to NA Beliefs & Philsphy (N) +||3|
|NASX 232||MT Ind Cltrs/Hstry/Iss (=332) (N) +||3|
|NASX 240||Native American Lit (=to 340) (N) +||3|
Cultural Heritage of American Indians - 3 Credits
III. Computer Skills/Usage - 3 Credits
IV. Concentration in Accounting, Arts, Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences - 9 Credits
V. Articulated Coursework - 17 Credits
|AHMS 105||Health Care Delivery +||2|
|AHMS 108||Health Data Content & Struct *,+||3|
|AHMS 158||Legal & Rgltry Aspcts Hlthcare *,+||3|
|AHMS 227||Health Information Management *,+||3|
|AHMS 240||Clinical Quality Assessment *,+||3|
|HIT 265||Electr Health Rec in Med Prac *,+||3|
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 61