Associate Degree in Medical Assisting Courses

Medical Assisting Curriculum

In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of 21 credits in general education courses.

General Education Core - 21 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX English Elective 3
CAP 1XX Computer Applications 3
MATH 1XX Mathematics (MATH) 3
BIO 101 Concepts in Human Biology 3
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology 3
  Humanities (HIS, PHIL, SPAN, ASL, HUM) 3

Non-Major Core Requirements - 6 credits

HSC 105 Medical Terminology 3
HSC 111 Medical Law and Ethics 3

Medical Assisting Major Core - 21 credits

Freshman Year

MED 115 Introduction to Medical Insurance and Coding 3
MED 151 Medical Assisting: The Medical Office and Patient Care 3
MED 152 Medical Assisting: Diagnostic Procedures 3

Sophomore Year

MED 153 Medical Assisting: Laboratory Procedures 3
MED 212 Pharmacology 3
MED 250 Medical Office Management 3
MED 299 Medical Assisting Internship 3

Electives - 12 credits

HSC 1XX Elective 3
OPEN Electives 9

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Course sections noted with an 'H' are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an 'O' are delivered in an online format.

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