Major Academic Plan for A.A.S. in Medical Assisting

2020-2021

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year. 

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 English Composition 3 CGE   
GE Objective 3 3 CGE   
GE Objective 5: BIOL 1100 & Lab or BIOL 1101 & Lab 4 CGE MATH 1108 or equivalent 
HIT 0106 Medical Terminology 2 B- F, S  
Semester Total12
Second Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 Principles of Speech 3 CGE   
GE Objective 6: PSYC 1101 Introduction to Psychology 3 CGE   
HIT 0107 Medical Law and Ethics 3 B- F, S  
HIT 0111 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 4 B- F, S  
MA 0104 Introduction to Medical Assisting Administrative 4 B- SPrevious semester course sequence. 
Semester Total17
Third Semester
HIT 0205 IDC 10 CM Coding 3 B- F, SHO 0106, BIOL 1101, HO 0111 
HIT 0209 CPT Coding 3 B- F, SHO 0106, BIOL 1101, HO 0111 
HO 0208 Introduction to Pathology 3 B- F, SHO 0111 OR BIOL 3301 
HO 0209 Principles of Drugs and Their Uses 3 B- F, SHO 0111 OR BIOL 3301 and 3302 
MA 0200 Clinical Medical Assisting I 4 B- FPrevious semester course sequence. 
Semester Total16
Fourth Semester
MA 0202 Administration of Medications and Phlebotomy 4 B- SPrevious semester course sequence. 
MA 0203 Computers in Medical Assisting Administrative 6 B- SPrevious semester course sequence. 
MA 0205 Clinical Medical Assisting II 4 B- S  
MA 0207 Professional Development 1 B- SBT 0170 
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
MA 0204 Clinical Externship 6 B- F, SAll other MA required courses (including general education and HO courses). 
MA 0204S Clinical Externship Seminar 1 B- F, S All other MA required courses (including general education and HO courses). COREQ: MA 0204.MA 0204
MA 0206 Administrative Externship 2 B- F, SAll other MA required courses (including general education and HO courses). COREQ: MA 0206S.MA 0206S
MA 0206S Externship Seminar 1 B- F, SAll other MA required courses (including general education and HO courses). COREQ: MA 0206.MA 0206
MA 0208 Clinical Medical Assisting III 4 B- FMA 0205 
Semester Total14
Total74