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Medical Assisting Plans of Study

2014 – 2015

Medical Assisting Associate Degree

Medical Assisting Diploma

Gainful Employment Information for Medical Assisting Diploma


2013 – 2014

Medical Assisting Associate Degree

Medical Assisting Diploma


2012 – 2013

Medical Assisting Diploma


Medical Assisting Associate Degree (A45400) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credit Hours
SUMMER TERM, 2014
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 0 0 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 0 3
COM 120 Interpersonal Communication 3 0 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2014
MED 110 Orientation to Med Assist 1 0 0 1
MED 118 Medical Law and Ethics 2 0 0 2
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
MED 130 Admin Office Proc I 1 2 0 2
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement* 2 2 0 3
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology* 4 2 0 5
SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
MED 131 Admin Office Proc II 1 2 0 2
MED 140 Exam Room Procedures I 3 4 0 5
MED 150 Lab Room Procedures I 3 4 0 5
SUMMER TERM, 2015
MED 260 Medical Clinical Practicum 0 0 15 5
MED 264 Medical Assisting Overview 2 0 0 2
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
ENG 112 Writing/ Research in Disciplines 3 0 0 3
MED 138 Infection/Hazard Control 2 0 0 2
MED 232 Medical Insurance Coding 1 3 0 2
BIO 155 Nutrition 3 0 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
MED 270 Symptomatology 2 2 0 3
MED 272 Drug Therapy 3 0 0 3
PSY 110 Life Span Development 3 0 0 3
Humanities Elective       3
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 70

Medical Assisting Associate Diploma (D45400) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credit Hours
SUMMER TERM, 2014
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 0 0 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 0 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2014
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology* 4 2 0 5
MED 110 Orientation to Med Assist 1 0 0 1
MED 118 Medical Law and Ethics 2 0 0 2
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
MED 130 Admin Office Proc I 1 2 0 2
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement* 2 2 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
MED 131 Admin Office Proc II 1 2 0 2
MED 140 Exam Room Procedures I 3 4 0 5
MED 150 Lab Room Procedures I 3 4 0 5
SUMMER TERM, 2015
MED 260 Medical Clinical Practicum 0 0 15 5
MED 264 Medical Assisting Overview 2 0 0 2
Total Semester Hours Required for Diploma 45

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A, RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, DRE 097, DRE 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, may be required based on placement test results.

Humanities Electives: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.