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The entry level health information analyst certificate leading to the Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology will prepare the completer for an entry level clerical position in a medical record or health information department.
The Health Information Technology program offers students four levels of completion: a two-year Health Information Technology AAS, a one-year Health Information Coding certificate, a nine-month Health Information Analysis certificate and a Cancer Data Management certificate. The following courses: BIOL 2301, BIOL 2101, BIOL 2302, BIOL 2102 are prerequisites for admission to the Health Information Coding Certificate Program. Total Credits Prereq Semester - 8.
The Health Information Technology program offers students four levels of completion: a two-year Health Information Technology AAS, a one-year Health Information Coding certificate, a nine-month Health Information Analysis certificate and a Cancer Data Management certificate. The following courses HPRS 1201, BIOL 2404, ENGL 1301 are prerequisites for admission to the Health Information Technology- AAS program. Total Credits Prereq Semester - 9
The Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration program is designed to train individuals in the field of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment, maintenance and repair and in the use of EPA-approved recovery equipment. Individuals satisfying course competencies have career opportunities in a variety of job classifications such as service and repair of residential and commercial air conditioning and refrigeration systems. All seeking employment as air conditioning/refrigeration technicians must pass an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification test. HCC recommends students pass this test before completing the program.
The Heavy Vehicle & Truck Repair program provides skilled and knowledgeable entry-level employees to heavy equipment industries all over Texas. Employers actively seek HCC Heavy Vehicle & Truck Repair graduates to work as engine or maintenance specialists and field technicians.
The Histologic Technician AAS program is a two-year, five-semester course of study requiring a total of 60 semester hours of credit. The program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018, 773.714.8886. Graduates are eligible for certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists-Board of Registry (ASCP-BOR). New classes begin in the fall of each year. The following courses HPRS 1201, MATH 1314, ENGL 1301, BIOL 1406 are prerequisites for admission to the Histologic Technician - AAS program. Total Credits Prereq Semester - 12
The Gulf Coast Gardener Occupational Skills Award (OSA) allows students to choose a path of study from three areas: nursery, floral, or interiorscaping. It provides students with a general knowledge of horticulture and horticultural practices related to nursery and floral production and landscaping.
The Horticulture Entrepreneurial Specialization certificate is designed to prepare students to start their own business. The certificate focuses on the business management aspect of the industry as well as providing instruction in plant care and landscape design.
Horticulture is the art and science of cultivating plants. In the past, this referred to agriculture and simple gardening. New practices and tools have broadened the scope to include ornamental landscape horticulture or production horticulture.
The Hospitality Management Degree is designed to prepare graduates for entry level management positions in the hospitality industry. Students acquire a broad base of knowledge and skills for a successful career in a challenging business service environment. The program focuses on courses such as front office procedures, hospitality marketing, food and beverage management, hospitality resource management, and hospitality legal issues. All of these courses are uniquely designed for the hospitality service industry.