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ACG 2021(3 credits)
Financial Accounting 
Covers theory and logic that underlie accounting procedures. Course content includes an introduction to accounting concepts, procedures for reading business transactions, preparation of financial statements, account for merchandising concerns, corporations, bonds, and other procedures to calculate and maintain accounting information. 

Perquisites: College level reading, writing, and math skills are required.


APA 1111 (3 credits)
Basic Accounting
Covers basic accounting procedures and concepts and business terminology; designed for students with no financial training.

Credit for this coursedoes not apply to the associate in arts degree.


BSC 1085 (3credits)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Intended for Allied Health and science majors. Encompasses both anatomy and physiology; includes cell structure and function. Focuses on the study of human systems, particularly the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems.

College level reading and writing skills are required.
Corequisite(s) BSC 1085L


BSC 1085L (1credit)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
College level reading and writing skills are required.
A special fee will be charged for this course.
Corequisite(s) BSC 1085


BSC 1086 (3credits)
Human and Anatomy and Physiology II
Focuses on cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, immune, lymphatic, urinary and reproductive systems.

Corequisite(s) BSC 1086L
Prerequisite(s) BSC 1085


BSC 1086L (1credit)
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
College level reading and writing skills are required.
A special fee will be charged for this course.

Corequisite(s) BSC 1086
Prerequisite(s) BSC 1085L


BSC 1092C (3credits)
Human Biology

Intended for those not majoring in the biological sciences or allied health fields. Provides introductory material in human anatomy and physiology to focus on understanding the body organization and the interrelations of body organ systems combined and integrated with hands-on-laboratory component. A special fee will be charged for this course.

Prerequisite(s): College level reading, writing and math skills required.
Corerequisite: BSC 1092L
Previous number(s) for this course: APB 1820, BSC 1092


BUL 1241 (3 credits)
Business Law I
Covers the main concepts of legal institutions, the legal environment, business ethics, public and private business law, contracts, business regulations the UCC and related laws.

Prerequisite(s): College level reading and writing skills required.


CAP 2816 1 credit)
Database Management II
Focuses on advanced data file techniques.

Prerequisite(s): CGS 1540


CAP 2840 (1 credit)
Personal Financial Management
Focus on using a computer to manage personal finances, with an emphasis on determining a budget, entering checkbook information, preparing a personal net worth statement and keeping a record of monthly expenses.


CGS 1100 (3 credits)
Introduction to Computers and Technology
Provides students with an introductory overview to the Internet, World Wide Web, impact of computer on society and business, historic development of data processing, basic functions and use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation system and desktop publishing software applications, basic skills using a Web browser and search engines, and careers in the field of computer science.


CGS 1107 (1 credit)
Introduction to Computers
An introductory computer literacy course for the general student population with emphasis on current technology and the implications for the effects in our society. Topics will include cyberspace, communications, including the impact of the Internet and the World Wide Web (WWW), ethical, privacy, environmental, and health-related issues. Software applications will include a brief introduction to Windows, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphics. Students will complete a variety of short, cross-curricular projects, integrating critical thinking skills and cooperative learning.


CGS 1500 (1 credit)
Applied Word Processing
Focuses on basic word processing applications, with an emphasis on term papers, reports and resumes.

  Prerequisite(s): OST 1142 or the ability to type 20 words per minute.


CGS 1510 (1 credit)
Spreadsheet Applications I
Focuses on basic spreadsheet applications such as replication, automatic recalculation, financial modeling, analysis and projection, and general mathematical calculations.

Prerequisite(s): CGS 1000 or OST 1142 or permission from the instructor.


CGS 1520 (1 credit)
Electronic Presentations I
Focuses on graphic applications, with an emphasis on developing charts, displaying data in histograms, critical ratio graphs and scatter charts. Topics include line, vertical bar, horizontal, single sided and double sided bar charts, as well as regression and mean calculations.

Prerequisite(s): CGS 1000


CGS 1540 (1 credit)
Database Management I
Teaches how to work effectively with a data management application, with an emphasis on assembling and organizing data in manageable records and files.

Prerequisite(s): CGS 1000


CGS 1554 (1 credit)
Internet Basics

An introductory course designed to teach the basics of navigating the Internet and the World Wide Web. Topics include internetiquette, using search engines and file transfer protocols.

Prerequisite(s): CGS 1000

A special fee will be charged for this course.


CGS 1555 (3 credits)
Introduction to the Internet
An introductory course designed to teach the basics of navigating the Internet and the World Wide Web. Students participate in online and offline activities such as accessing the Internet, sending electronic mail, browsing news groups, and completing research activities. Also discussed is Internetiquette—acceptable behaviors and standards of conduct.

Prerequisite(s): CGS 1000

A special fee will be charged for this course.

 


CGS 2XXX (3 credits)
Advanced Computer Applications

 

 


CGS 2301 (3 credits)
Management Information Systems
Focuses on the role of information systems in the management process, with an emphasis on the various aspects of processing data, characteristics of communication and information, and problem solving.

Prerequisite(s): CGS 1100 


CGS 2511 (1 credit)
Spreadsheet Applications II
Emphasizes advanced spreadsheets techniques.

Prerequisite(s): CGS 1510.


CIS 1931 (3 credits)
Microcomputer Concepts
Focuses on using microcomputers to solve business problems, evaluate personal computers and software, and complete a wide range of office tasks.

Suggested prerequisite(s): OST 1142, or the ability to type 20 words per minute.


CTS 1305 (3 credits)
Introduction to Networking

Introduces the students to the basics of local area networks. Provides an overview of networking, including a history of development and the uses and benefits of networks. Students are introduced to major network components with a discussion of critical selection considerations. Covers the prerequisite concepts necessary for the Microsoft program and will provide background information for the Cisco certification program.

Prerequisites: CGS 1000 or permission of instructor.


ECO 2013 (3 credits)
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to the theory of national income determination with emphasis on fiscal and monetary policies. This course includes analysis of full employment, price stability and economic growth.

 

Prerequistes: College level reading and writing and math skills are required. 


ECO 2023 (3 credits)
Macroeconomics
Deals with accounting, analytical and policy aspects of national income, with an emphasis on the theory of income determination, analysis of the money and banking system, a survey of international trade theory and policies.

Previous number for this course was ACE 162.
Prerequisite(s): MAT 0024C; Minimum grade "C".


ENC 1101 (3 credits)
English Composition I
Focuses on the writing process of various expository methods with consideration of the writer's purpose, limitations of time, and audience. Students must write unified, coherent essays that include theses and introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs. Students must demonstrate effective sentence structure, and observe conventions of standard English grammar and usage.

Prerequisite requirements: Satisfactory scores on the HCC placement test or ENC 0025 and REA 0017 with a minimum grade of "C."


GEB 1011 (3 credits)
Introduction to Business
Presents an overview of the practices and procedures of the business world, with an emphasis on career selection. Topics include main functions of business management, marketing, accounting and finance.

College level reading and writing skills required.


HIM 1112C (1 Credit)
Electronic Health Records
Covers the basics of electronic health records, both content and usage. Provides an understanding of patient record requirements, access, and confidentiality. Includes analysis of the medical record, emphasizing legal ramifications, ethics, proper use, and confidentiality issues.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.


HIM 1433 (4 Credits)
Principles of Disease

This course addresses the etiology, pathophysioolgy, treatment, and complications of human diseases. A system approach to the disease process is used, which will incorporate basic medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. Common laboratory and diagnostic tests are included.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.


HIM 1442 (2 credits)
Pharmacology
Course is designed for students who will not be administering medications but require a general knowledge of classifications, common usage, and therapeutic indications of commonly prescribed medications.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.


HIM 1453 (4 credits)
Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Coding

This course is designed for students with limited background in sciences pursuing careers in the allied health fields. The students will gain an understading of how the human body operates on a daily basis from birth to death and the fascinating working systems in our bodies, intended for medical coding students. Focuses on the structure and function of the various body systems. Includes the medical terminology and abbreviations related to each body system.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.


HIM 2253 (1 Credits)
Basic CPT Coding
Introduces basic coding principles, characteristics, and conventions of coding, using the Physicians' Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). Focuses on evaluation and management coding, unbundling, starred procedures, separate procedures, the global period, and modifiers.

Prerequisite(s): HSC 1531

Credit for this course does not apply to the assoicate in arts degree.


HIM 2254 (3 Credits)
Intermediate CPT Coding
This course is a continuation of basic coding principles, characteristics, and conventions of coding, using the Physicians' Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding nomenciature.

Prerequisite(s): HSC 1531, HIM 2253, HIM 1453, HIM 1433

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.


HIM 2272C (3 credits)
Medical Billing and Insurance II
Emphasis on billing regulations for the State of Florida. Course content included LMRP's, Workers' Compensation Laws, Medicare and claims for automobile accident injuries.

Prerequisite(s): HIM 2275C, HSC 1531, and HIM 2253.

Credit for this course does not apply to the assoicate in arts degree.


HIM 2273 (2 credits)
Billing Software
Student will receive training with a software program that is used to complete billing forms and process claims to insurance companies; Includes paper claims and electronic billing.

Prerequisite(s): HIM 2275C, HIM 2272C, HIM 1531, HIM 2253, and HIM 2272C

Credit for this course does not apply to the assoicate in arts degree.


HIM 2275C (3 credits)
Medical Billing and Insurance I
Introduction to health insurance claims processing, carrier requirements, and state and federal regulations. Billing for physician's offices, hospital and ambulatory surgery services. Topics that are covered include, electronic billing, confidentiality, managed care systems, Worker's Compensation, Medicare and Medicaid. Will include hands-on aboratory component.

Prerequiste(s): HSC 1531, HIM 2222, HIM 2253

Credit for this course applies to Associate in Applied Science and Associated in Science degrees only.


HIM 2283 (3 credits)
Advanced Coding
Includes the study of complex medical and surgical diagnoses and procedures in the inpatient and outpatient settings using CPT and ICD-9-CM codes to ensure accurate coding and reporting. Addresses current concepts and changes related to coding practice.

Prerequisite(s): HSC 1531, HIM 1442, HIM 1433, HIM 1453, HIM 2232, HIM 2253, HIM 2254, and HIM 2222

Credit for this course applies to Associate in Applied Science and Associated in Science degrees only.


HIM 2724 (1 Credit)
Basic ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding
An introduction to basic coding principles, characteristics, and conventions of coding using the ICD-10-CM/PCS coding system.Students will learn to use theAlphabetic Index to select correct codes for the Tabular listingto numerically identify diseases and procedures.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.

Prerequisite(s): HSC 1531


HIM 2729 (3 Credits)
Intermediate ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding
Coding principles, characteristics, and conventions of coding using the ICD-10-CM/PCS coding system. ICD-10-CM/PCS coding guidelines will be applied for both 8inpatient and outpatient records.

Prerequisite(s): HIM 2724


HIM 2940 (2 credits)
Clinical Billing Practicum
Course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with an opportunity to enhance their skills through a supervised practical experience related to their career objectives in medical billing.  

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.

Prerequisite(s): HSC 1531, OST 1100 or OST 1110, OST 2145, CIS 1931, HSC 1641, HIM 1000, HIM 2275C, APA 1111, SLS 1261, HIM 2253, and HIM 2222


HIM 2941 (2 credits)
Clinical Coding Practicum
Course is a planned work-based experience that provides students with an opportunity to enhance their skills through a supervised practical experience related to their career objectives. Coding guidelines will be used and the student will address billing and reimbursement issues. Medical records will be used by the student to perform coding procedures.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.

Prerequisite(s): HSC 1531, CIS 1931, HIM 2253, HIM 1000, HIM 1433, HIM 1453, HSC 1641, HIM 2254, HIM 2232, and HIM 1442.


HSC 1531 (3 credits)
Medical Terminology
Focuses on medical terminology, with an emphasis on anatomic names of bones and organs of the body, anatomic descriptive terms, radiographic laboratory terms and their common abbreviations and commonly used medical terms and their proper usage.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.


HSC 1641 (1 credits)
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care
An introduction to health care delivery systems, their roles and responsibilities, and the patient's legal rights within the system.  The student will also evaluate ethical issues related to the health care field.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.


LIS 1004 (1 credits)
Introduction to Internet Research
This course is delevired via the World Wide Web and Internet email. The course focuses on methods of accessing information resources available through the Internet. Students will learn to design search strategies, retrieve resources, electronic journals, and elctronic text, evaluate and cite Internet sources valuable for research purposes.

MAN 1021 (3 credits)
Principles of Management
This course presents an overview of the management functions including planning, organizing, controlling, leading, and problem-solving in organizations; reviews foundations of management thought and managerial processes that lead to organizational effectiveness in today's global business environment.

Prerequisite(s): College level reading and writing skills are require.


MGF 1119 (3 credits)
Introductory Mathematics with Applications
This course is designed to provide a survey of mathematics topics to serve the associate in science and the associate in applied science degree programs. Focuses on sets, probability, statistics, metric measurement, geometry, syllogisms and consumer mathematics with and emphasis on problem solving, reasoning, and the use of a calculator. This course does not satisfy the general education mathematics requirement of associate in arts students.

Prerequisite(s): MAT 0028 with a minimum grade of "C".


MNA 1320 ( 3 credits)
Human Resource Recruitment, Interviewing, and Selection
Provides a detailed overview of staffing activities crucial to organization performance. Within the context of current law and regulations, the focus will be on the assessment of staffing needs, recruitment strategies, interviewing techniques, selection tools and methods, planning and implementation of staffing policies.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.


MNA 1325 (3 credits)
Human Resource Statistical Analysis, Compensation, and Benefits
An examination of the compensation systems in large and small organizations, the methods and implications of making wage and salary decisions, and the use of statistical analysis in decision making. Topics include:  job analysis, job evaluation, wage surveys, incentives, pay equity, benefits and compensation strategy, and legal perspectives.


OST 1100 (3 credits)
Beginning PC Typing
Introduces the techniques of touch typing and speed development on the personal computer, with an emphasis on business letter styles, centering and manuscript formatting. A minimum of one hour per week in the lab is required.


A special fee will be charged for this course.


OST 1110 (3 credits)
Intermediate PC Typing
Covers advanced letter writing, tabulation and manuscript typing with an emphasis on developing speed and skills. A minimum of one hour per week in the laboratory is required.

Prerequisite(s) OST 1100


OST 1142 (1 credits)
Keyboarding I
Provides instruction in the touch system of typing on the personal computer.


OST 1143 (1 credits)
Keyboarding II
Provides instruction in the touch system of typing with an emphasis on speed and accuracy.

Prerequisite(s): OST 1142.


OST 1330 (3 credits)
Skills for
Transcription
Provides an in-depth review of grammar, punctuation and spelling with an emphasis on proofreading and editing. Topics include numbers usage, word division , possessives, grammatical context, use of secretarial reference books, formatting, and transcription procedures.



OST 1335 (3 credits)
Business Communications
Presents an overview of business communications, including international considerations, and focuses on constructing proper business letters, with an emphasis on various styles, such as sales, claims, credit reference, collection, request, order and refusal. Preparation for and formatting of proposals and business reports is also included.

Prerequisite(s): Ability to type.



OST 1741 (1 credit)
Word Processing I
Provides hands-on experience in a specific word processing software. Students may select more than one software by repeating the course three times for credit. However, only one credit hour will apply toward meeting program graduation requirements.

This course may be repeated 3 times for credit.
Prerequisite(s): OST 1100.


OST 1813 (3 credits)
Desktop Publishing
Uses a page layout software program to cover the basic skills required for the preparation of flyers, brochures, and newsletters in camera-ready form, with an emphasis on composition, type styles, and layout.

Prerequisite(s): OST 1142 or permission from the instructor.


OST 1825 (3 credits)
Desktop Design
Using a variety of popular computer software, this course focuses on preparing professional quality, camera-ready designs and layouts for newsletters, brochures, and print advertisements. Topics include printing terms and requirements and selecting paper stock.

Prerequisite(s): OST 1813 or permission from the instructor.


OST 1831 (1 credit)
Introduction to Windows I
Covers basic commands of Windows software.

Recommended prerequisite: Knowledge of keyboarding.


OST 1832 (1 credit)
Introduction to Windows II
Intermediate course covering Windows commands.

Recommended prerequisite: OST 1831.


OST 1941 (3 credits)
Office Systems Technology Internship
On-the-job training related to the coursework completed at HCC in the Office Systems Technology Department. Involves a "learning by doing" educational approach. Paid and unpaid internships will be provided at HCC and Tampa area businesses. Credit for this course applies to the Associate in Science degrees only.


OST 2135 (3 credits)
Medical Document Production on the PC
Uses a medical software program to input patient information, schedule appointments, and process insurance claims and billing. A minimum of one hour per week in the laboratory is required.

Prerequisite(s): OST 1741.
A special fee will be charged for this course.


OST 2145 (3 credits)
Data Entry Applications
Covers data entry skills, with an emphasis on dexterity and accuracy. Topics include point of sale, sale invoices, questionnaires, auto insurance applications, auto registration and inventory.


OST 2357 (3 credits)
Electronic
Records Management
Develops managerial and decision-making techniques for the records manager. Involves the study of systems analysis, forms development, archival administration, personnel development, and the establishment of a records management program.


OST 2501 (3 credits)
Office Administration
Focuses on organizing, planning and controlling office operations with an emphasis on motivation and productivity. Topics include human resources, work environment and information systems.


OST 2611 (3 credits)
Medical Transcription I
Provides a working knowledge of the transcription of medical reports based on individual case studies.

Prerequisite(s): OST 1330, OST 1741, CGS 1500.
A special fee will be charged for this course.


OST 2612 (3 credits)
Medical Transcription II

Presents advanced transcription of medical reports, with an emphasis on speed and accurancy.

Prerequisite(s): OST 2611


OST 2722 (3 credits)
Advanced Word Processing
Focuses on advanced word processing functions such as macros, math calculations, equation-editor, tables, column formats, importing and exporting files, text imaging and formatting, integrating graphics, generating tables of contents, indexes, and lists. Topics include design techniques for production of multi-page documents such as newsletters, brochures, reports, and flyers.

Prerequisite(s): OST 2743.


OST 2742 (1 credits)
Word Processing II
Focuses on more complex technical procedures on the software studied in Word Processing I. Students may select more than one software by repeating the course three times for credit. However, only one credit hour will apply toward meeting program graduation requirements.

This course may be repeated 3 time(s) for credit.
Prerequisite(s): OST 1741.


OST 2743 (1 credit)
Word Processing III
Continues with more complex technical procedures on the software studied in Word Processing II. Students may select more than one software by repeating the course three times for credit. However, only one credit hour will apply toward meeting program graduation requirements.

This course may be repeated 3 time(s) for credit.
Prerequisite(s): OST 2742.


PSY 2012 (3 credits)
General Psychology
An introduction to modern scientific psychology and its application to human behavior. Topics include perception, motivation, learning, thinking, remembering, emotion, intelligence, personality development and the scientific methods used in psychology.

Prerequisite(s): College level reading and writing skills required.


SLS 1261 (3 credits)
Personal Skills for Business
Prepares students, business managers, and supervisors to meet the challenges of today's rapidly changing, technological world by helping them examine and perfect the personal skills required for an understanding of self and others on the job. Provides students with the skills necessary to recognize and cope with life's challenges. Emphasis is placed on making good business decisions, goal setting, problem solving, time and stress management, and coping and leadership skills.

Credit for this course does not apply to the associate in arts degree.


SPC 1608 (3 credit)
Public Speaking
Focuses on the practical methods of speech composition organization pattern and presentation; addresses the individual needs of students. Meets speech component of the general education communication requirement.

Prerequisites: College level reading and writing skills are required.

SYG 2000 (3 credits)
Introduction to Sociology
Emphasizes the scientific method in examining society. Topics include group structure, roles, social stratification, socialization, deviance, collective behavior and ethnic diversity and globalism.

Prerequisite(s): College level reading and writing are required.


 

 

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