Medical Administrative Assistant

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Suggested Plan of Study

Medical Administrative Assistant Associate of Applied Science Degree

 

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
  • CAPP 172 Advanced Software Applications
  • CMP 115 Introduction to Desktop Publishing
  • CSCI 181 Web Design & Programming
  • CTBU 175 Current Issues in Business
  • 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.

First Year Credits
CAPP 120 3
CAPP 154 3
CAPP 156 3
ACTG 101 3
TASK 115 3
TASK 145 3
TASK 230 3
WRIT 122 3
BIOH 101 3
AHMS 144 3
M 108 3
Second Year Credits
CAPP 110 1
CAPP 158 3
AHMS 160 3
AHMS 162 3
COMX 106 3
COMX 111 3
TASK 202 3
AHMS 255 3
AHMS 220 3
AHMS 175 3
Restricted Electives 3

 


  

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NOTE: This is a general program overview. For specific graduation requirements, please refer to the City College at MSU Billings catalog and visit with an academic or faculty advisor.