Administrative Assistant – Medical (AAS)

The following program is for the AAS Degree student. It is not designed for the student planning to transfer to a four-year institution. Any student desiring to pursue a transfer program in business should consult with a counselor. This program will provide training in medical office activities/procedures in order for the student to attain a high degree of competency and meet entry-level qualifications for an administrative office position with specialized medical office skills. Upon completion of the program, the student will be able to successfully communicate through effective writing and speech; recognize the importance of safeguarding confidentiality as it relate to medical/legal, professional and bio-ethical standards and laws; define and use terms related to the administrative medical office; and operate computer systems/software or other types of technology to accomplish office tasks.

Source: MCC 2018-19 Catalog

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 18 CR. HRS.
ENG 101 3
English Composition
BCOM 102 3
Advanced Bus and Tech Communications
BUS 126 3
Business Math
CIS 120A 3
Intro to Computer Information Systems
Choose One (1) Course From: 3
BUS 127 Human Relations
COM 101 Oral Communications
Choose One (1) Course From: 3
PHIL 204 Biomedical Ethics
PHIL 205 Business Ethics
PSYC 102 Applied Psychology
BUSINESS TECHNICAL CORE REQUIREMENTS 10 CR. HRS.
ACC 201 4
Principles of Accounting I
BUS 121 3
Introduction to Business
BUS 180D 3
Word Processing Part I
MEDICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS 34 CR. HRS.
AH 101 3
Medical Terminology
AH 104 2
Medical Billing
AH 106 3
Fundamentals of Health Care Delivery
BIOL 115 4
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
BUS 167 1
Professionalism in your Career
BUS 179 1
Keyboarding
BUS 181C 3
Office Procedures I: Document Formatting
BUS 182C 3
Office Procedures II: Document Production
BUS 195 3
Medical Records Management
BUS 196 3
Electronic Health Records
BUS 280C 3
Word Processing Part II
BUS 290CI 3
Cooperative Internship Program
CIS 101EW 1
Intro to Electronic Spreadsheets
CIS 119PP 1
Intro to Presentation Graphics
Total 62
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
CIS 153A 1
Database Management-ACCESS
CIS 102EW 1
Intermediate Electronic Spreadsheets

Please see the Business Department counselor or a Business Technology Lab instructor for the recommended sequence of classes.