Medical Assisting A.A.S.

A45400

Students pursuing the two-year degree should complete the one-year diploma of 47 SHC and continue with the courses below.

General Education

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIO 111General Biology I

4

FA, SP, SU
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU
PSY 150General Psychology

3

FA, SP, SU

Humanities/Fine Arts

Select 3 SHC from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 111Theatre Application

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP

Major Courses

Major Requirements

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MED 110Orientation to Medical Assisting

1

SP
MED 116Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

4

SP
MED 118Medical Law and Ethics

2

SP
MED 121Medical Terminology I

3

SP
MED 122Medical Terminology II

3

FA
MED 130Administrative Office Procedures I

2

SP
MED 131Administrative Office Procedures II

2

FA
MED 140Examining Room Procedures I

5

FA
MED 150Laboratory Procedures I

5

FA
MED 260MED Clinical Practicum

5

SP

Other Major Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MED 113Orientation to Clinic Setting II

2

SP
MED 138Infection/Hazard Control

2

FA
MED 180CPR Certification

1

SP
MED 262Clinical Perspectives

1

SP
MED 264Medical Assisting Overview

2

SP
MED 270Symptomatology

3

FA
MED 272Drug Therapy

3

FA
MED 274Diet Therapy/Nutrition

3

FA
OST 136Word Processing

3

FA, SP, SU

Math competency must be met by satisfactory completion of DMA 010, DMA 020, and DMA 030 or an NC DAP score of 7 or above for DMA 010, DMA 020, and DMA 030 or a combination of the two.

Total Credit Hours: 68