Medical Assisting

Day ProgramMedical Assisting Associate Degree
Program of Study

Here is the suggested program of study for students in the day program for the Associate in Applied Science in Medical Assisting curriculum.

What the Colors Mean...

We have color-coded our classes so you can easily learn required courses and electives.

  • Courses in orange are GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
  • Courses in salmon are MAJOR COURSES
  • Courses in light blue are OTHER REQUIRED COURSES

Program of Study Updated October 19, 2010

Fall
Course Name
Class
Lab
Clin.
Credit
Hrs./Wk.
ENG 111 Expository Writing
3
0
0
3
3
MED 110 Orientation to Medical Assisting
1
0
0
1
1
MED 118 Medical Law & Ethics
2
0
0
2
2
MED 121 Medical Terminology I
3
0
0
3
3
MED 130 Admin. Office Procedures I
1
2
0
2
3
MED 140 Exam Room Procedures I
3
4
0
5
7
Select one of the following:
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology
4
2
0
5
6
MED 116 Intro. to Anatomy & Physiology
3
2
0
4
5
20-21
24-25
Spring
Course Name
Class
Lab
Clin.
Credit
Hrs./Wk.
ENG 114 Prof. Research & Reporting
3
0
0
3
3
MED 122 Medical Terminology II
3
0
0
3
3
MED 131 Admin. Office Procedures II
1
2
0
2
3
MED 150 Lab Procedures I
3
4
0
5
7
MED 240 Exam Room Procedures II
3
4
0
5
7
MED 272 Drug Therapy
3
0
0
3
3
21
26
Summer
Course Name
Class
Lab
Clin.
Credit
Hrs./Wk.
MED 260 MED Clinical Externship
0
0
15
5
15
MED 262 Clinical Perspectives
1
0
0
1
1
6
16
Fall
Course Name
Class
Lab
Clin.
Credit
Hrs./Wk.
ACC 115 College Accounting
3
2
0
4
5
BIO 111 General Biology I
3
3
0
4
6
OST 148 Med. Coding, Billing, & Insurance
3
0
0
3
3
MED 270 Symptomatology
2
2
0
3
4
14
18
Spring
Course Name
Class
Lab
Clin.
Credit
Hrs./Wk.
BUS 137 Principles of Management
3
0
0
3
3
COM 110 Introduction to Communication
3
0
0
3
3
MED 230 Administrative Procedures III
1
2
0
2
3
PSY 150 General Psychology
3
0
0
3
3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
0
0
3
3
14
15
Total Program Hours
75-76
99-100


Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

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