2011-2013 Undergraduate Catalog

City College at MSU Billings, cont'd

Medical Administrative Assistant
Associate of Applied Science Degree

For more information on this program, please see the City College at MSU Billings catalog.

Required Courses Credits
ACTG 101 Accounting Procedures I 3
AHMS 144 Medical Terminology 3
AHMS 160 Beginning Procedural Coding 3
AHMS 162 Beginning Diagnosis Coding 3
AHMS 175 Medical Law and Ethics 3
AHMS 220 Medical Office Procedures 3
AHMS 255 Medical Transcription I 3
BIOH 101 Foundations of Human Biology 3
CAPP 110 Short Courses:  MS Outlook 1
CAPP 120 Introduction to Computers 3
CAPP 154 MS Word 3
CAPP 156 MS Excel 3
CAPP 158 MS Access 3
COMX 106 Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace 3
COMX 111 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
M 108 Business Mathematics 3
M 121 College Algebra 3*
OR
M 143 Finite Mathematics 4*
OR
M 105 Contemporary Mathematics 3*
TASK 115 Keyboard Applications/Ten Key 3
TASK 145 Records Management 3
TASK 202 Machine Transcription 3
TASK 230 Office Career Success 3
WRIT 122 Introduction to Business Writing 3
Subtotal 64
Restricted Electives chosen in consultation with academic advisor (see below) 3
Total minimum credits required for degree 67

*Students should check with their academic advisor to determine the specific math course that is appropriate for their plan of study.

Suggested Electives:
ACTG 102 Accounting Procedures II
ACTG 103 Accounting Procedures III
ACTG 125 QuickBooks
ACTG 180 Payroll Accounting
ACTG 205 Computerized Accounting
BGEN 105 Introduction to Business
BGEN 235 Business Law
CMP 115 Introduction to Desktop Publishing
CMP 135 Introduction to Web Design
CTBU 175 Current Issues in Business
DSGN 204 Advanced Software Applications
MART 208 Multimedia Technology
TASK 298 Internship/Cooperative Education
WRIT 180 Editing for Business Writing

Students should check course descriptions for required prerequisites.  Math and communication requirements are usually determined by performance on placement tests or transfer credits.

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