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MEDICAL ASSISTING PROGRAM AAS CURRICULUM


Students may complete some or all of the general education (non-MAT) courses prior to admission to the Medical Assisting program.  All MAT-prefix courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.

First Term

CIS146 Microcomputer Applications 3
ENG101 English Composition I 3
MAT101 Medical Terminology 3
MAT102* Medical Assisting Theory I 3
MTH116 or higher Mathematical Applications 3
ORI101 or 105** Orientation to College or Orientation and Student Success 1-3

TOTAL Credit Hours         16-18


Second Term

MAT103*     Medical Assisting Theory II 3
MAT120* Administrative Procedures I 3
MAT122*** Interpersonal Relationships 3
MAT125 Laboratory Procedures I 3
MAT130 Medical Office Communications 3
ORI104
WorkKeys Assessment and Advisement 
1
 

 TOTAL Credit Hours              16

 

Third Term

MAT121* Administrative Procedures II 3
MAT128        Medical Law and Ethics 3
MAT111 Clinical Procedures I 3
MAT216*** Medical Pharmacology 4
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3

TOTAL Credit Hours              16


Fourth Term

EMS100**** Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 0-1
MAT200*** Management of Office Emergencies 2
MAT215 Laboratory Procedures II 3
MAT211 Clinical Procedures II 3
MAT220*** Medical Office Insurance 3
MAT222 Medical Transcription I OR --
MAT223 Medical Transcription II 2
MAT227 Special Topics in Medical Assisting 1


 

TOTAL Credit Hours             14-15


Fifth Term

BIO103 Principles of Biology 4
MAT228 Medical Assistant Review Course 1
MAT229 Medical Assistant Practicum 3
PSY200 General Psychology 3
SPH106 or 107 Speech 3

TOTAL Credit Hours              14

Total Required Program Credit Hours:    76




*These courses rotate every other semester

**If applicable (one orientation to college course required of first-time College students)

***These courses are not offered during summer term

****Or current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation at the health care provider level.