Medical Assistant Suggested Course of Study

Five Term Option for Full-time Students placing into Math 95

First Term Year 1

MTH 95 Intermediate Algebra -or- MTH 98 Math Literacy II or higher [4 credits]

AH 111 Medical Terminology I [3 credits]

BI 121* Human Anatomy and Function I [4 credits]

WR 121 English Composition [4 credits]

Pass Computer Competency Exam (CIS 120) - alternatively, can be taken as a class in a different term

Credit Total: 15

Second Term Year 1

AH 112 Medical Terminology II [3 credits]

BI 122 Human Anatomy and Function II [4 credits

AH 113 Introduction to Study of Disease [5 credits]

SP 218** Interpersonal Communication [3 credits]

CIS 10 Computer Keyboarding [1 credit] - may be taken prior to entry or at any time during the program

Credit Total: 16

*BI 231, 232 & 233 may be substituted for BI 121 & 122
**SP 111 and a class meeting the Human Relations criteria may b e substituted for SP 218 in some cases

Fall Term Year 2

MA110 Introduction to Clinical Medical Assisting [7 credits]

MA111 Introduction to Professional Medical Assisting [5 credits]

MA150 Pharmacology for Medical Assistants [3 credits]

Credit Total: 15

Winter Term Year 2

MA120 Clinical Medical Assisting II [7 credits]

MA121 Administrative Medical Assisting [5 credits]

MA140 Nutrition, CPR and First Aid for Medical Assistants [3 credits]

Credit Total: 15

Spring Term Year 2

MA137 Application of Professional Medical Assisting [4 credits]

MA147 Medical Assisting Practicum [5 credits]

Credit Total: 9

Six Term Option for Full-time Students placing Below MTH 95

First Term Year 1

MTH 65 Algebra II [4 credits] -or- MTH 58 Math Literacy I [4 credits]

WR 65 Rhetoric/Critical Thinking II [4 credits]

BI 121 Human Anatomy and Function I [4 credits]

AH 111 Medical Terminology I [3 credits]

Credit Total: 15

Second Term Year 1

MTH 95 Intermediate Algebra -or- MTH 98 Math Literacy II or higher [4 credits]

BI 122 Human Anatomy and Function II [4 credits]

AH 112 Medical Terminology II [3 credits]

CIS 120 Computer Concepts [4 credits]

Credit Total: 15

Third Term Year 1

AH 113 Introduction to Study of Disease [5 credits]

WR 121 English Composition [4 credits]

SP 218 Interpersonal Communication [3 credits]

CIS 10 Computer Keyboarding [1 credit]

Credit Total: 13

Fall Term Year 2

MA110 Introduction to Clinical Medical Assisting [7 credits]

MA111 Introduction to Professional Medical Assisting [5 credits]

MA150 Pharmacology for Medical Assistants [3 credits]

Credit Total: 15

Winter Term Year 2

MA120 Clinical Medical Assisting II [7 credits]

MA121 Administrative Medical Assisting [5 credits]

MA140 Nutrition, CPR and First Aid for Medical Assistants [3 credits]

Credit Total: 15

Spring Term Year 2

MA137 Application of Professional Medical Assisting [4 credits]

MA147 Medical Assisting Practicum [5 credits]

Credit Total: 9