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District Wide Degree, Certificates and Transfer

List of all programs and transfer recommendations offered. Click on the program name below to learn more about the specific program including an overview and requirements.

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Certified Medical Assistant (MEDA)
 
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The Certified Medical Assistant Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program is a two-year program that prepares students for careers, career changes, and career advancement performing clerical duties and assisting in the clinical situations normally associated with medical offices, clinics, and other health related settings. This program offers training in recognized medical areas with emphasis on analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. The program content provides depth and breadth in conceptual and professional/medical skills. The general education courses provide students a foundation of values, attitudes, and skills necessary to become responsible and concerned citizens and lifelong learners possessing the ability to think critically, communicate effectively, and solve problems in a diverse global society and compete successfully in the job market. The professional/medical courses prepare students with the skills to obtain entry-level employment and to advance in the workforce. Clinical skills a medical assistant may utilize are preparing patients for examinations, taking vital signs, assisting with first aid, and collecting and processing specimens. Clerical skills include scheduling appointments, preparing and maintaining permanent records, arranging hospital admissions, typing reports, processing health insurance forms, ordering supplies, and keeping financial records. Upon completion of the degree, students can take the CCMA/CMAA exam through the National Healthcareer Association to become a Certified Medical Assistant. The student will also be eligible to sit for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician and Certified EKG Technician tests. Certified Medical Assistant students must pass all courses in the program with at least a C and maintain a minimum term GPA of 2.0 to proceed through the program. Students must place into Beginning Algebra on COMPASS test or remediate to that level. *Students considering the Nursing program should take HEA 1225 ¹General Education Hours (18) ²Prerequisities: BOC 2260 has a prerequisite BOC 1201 HEA 1208 has prerequisite of HEA 1225 and concurrent enrollment in HEA 1210 and LSC 2265.

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 Semester 1

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SU2014
FA2014
 
BOC 2210
Office Seminar I
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BOC 2260
Medical Front Office
 3
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HEA 1225
Introduction to Medical Terminology
 
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HIM 1207
CEMRS Medical Terminology
 3
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HEA 2267
Intro to ICD-10-CM
 4
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MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
 2
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SPE 1111
Interpersonal Communications
 3
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Term Total
 
16
 
 
 Semester 2

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SU2014
FA2014
 
ENG 1111
Composition I
 
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ENG 1201
Communications
 3
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HEA 1208
Clinical Procedures
 3
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HEA 1210
Medical Assist Pharmacology
 2
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LSC 2265
Medical Assisting Anatomy
 3
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PHI 2141
Ethics in the Medical Community
 3
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PSY 1101
General Psychology I
 3
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Term Total
 
17
 
 
 Summer Semester

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SU2014
FA2014
 
HEA 2298
Internship
 6
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Term Total
 
6
 
 
 Semester 3

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SU2014
FA2014
 
ENG 1212
Technical Writing
 3
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HEA 2268
ICD-10-CM/Medical Office
 4
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HEA 2270
Applied Legal Concepts/Medical
 3
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LSC 1101
General Biology I
 4
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Term Total
 
14
 
 
 Semester 4

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2014
FA2014
 
ACC 1101
Applied Accounting
 4
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HEA 1209
HIPAA Compliance
 1
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HEA 2269
ICD-10-CM/Health Agencies
 4
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HEA 2271
MEDICAL FUNDING APPLICATIONS
 3
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HEA 2272
MEDICAL Data Management
 3
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LSC 2114
Intro to Human Pathophysiology
 3
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Term Total
 
18
 
 

 
 
Program Total
 
71
 
 





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