Medical Assisting

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Medical Assisting

(60 Semester Credit Hours)

  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    BST 1303
    or
    CIS 1113
    Introduction to Computers
    or
    Fundamental Computer Operation
    3
    ENGL 1013 Composition I 
    HSCI 1113  Medical Terminology 
    HSCI 1123  Human Anatomical Structure I 
    Total Hours    12 
  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    ENGL 1023  Composition II  3
    HSCI 1243  Human Anatomical Structure II 
    (prerequisite: HSCI 1123) 
    3
    PSY 2003  General Psychology 
    TMAT 1203  Technical Mathematics II
     (or higher math)
    Total Hours   12 
    Students must apply to and be admitted into the technical phase of the program before taking any of the MA courses below.
  •  Fall
    Course # Course Name Hours
    MA 2113 Basic Pharmacology with an Overview of Microbiology  3
    MA 2123  Medical Office Computer Systems and Insurance 
    MA 2133  Medical Assistant Administrative Practice 
    MA 2143 Coding Practices for the Medical Office
    MA 2153  MA Role in Emergency Preparedness 
    Total Hours   15 
  •  Spring
    Course # Course Name Hours
    MA 2213  Medical Laboratory Orientation and Instrumentation
     (co-requisite: MA 2214) 
    MA 2214  Medical Laboratory Orientation and Instrumentation LAB
     (co-requisite: MA 2213) 
    MA 2222  Medical Assistant Practice Laboratory
    (co-requisite: MA 2223)
    MA 2223  Medical Assistant Practice
    (co-requisite: MA 2222)
    MA 2233  Legal and Ethical Practices for the Medical Office 
    Total Hours   15 
  •  First Summer Session (five-week courses)
    Course # Course Name Hours
    MA 2312 Medical Assistant Seminar
    (co-requisite: MA 2314) 
    2
    MA 2314  Medical Assistant Practicum
    (co-requisite: MA 2312) 
    4
    Total Hours