Medical Administrative Assistant Career Program

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Office Administration (Medical Administrative Assistant)

Credits required 60-63

Dean Patricia Dent

Program contact Victoria Revier, Coordinator and Professor of Medical Administrative Programs, ext. 3206

Program Goals Statement

Students completing this program are prepared to work for doctors or dentists, in hospitals, medical schools, health agencies, or in related fields. They develop skills in medical software, medical terminology, medical insurance forms preparation, and medical office procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes

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Program Information

Students wishing to receive credit for an OFC course must follow the PEL (Prior Experiential Learning) procedures. The student must initiate the process with the program director.

OFC 102 or a demonstrated keyboarding speed of 20 wpm based on a three-minute timing administered by the Office Administration Department Chair is a prerequisite to OFC 113 and OFC 117.

After BCC

Some graduates have started their own home-based medical transcription business.

This program is designed for students to enter the workforce immediately.

Degree Requirements

General Courses

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

BIO 115Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology

4 credits

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:29

Program Courses

MAA 101Medical Terminology

3 credits

MAA 102Medical Transcription

3 credits

MAA 204Medical Insurance Forms Preparation

3 credits

MAA 205Medical Office Procedures

3 credits

MAA 209Medical Office Portfolio Development

1 credit

OFC 102Computer Keyboarding

1 credit

OFC 113Introduction to Microsoft Word

3 credits

OFC 117Introduction to Microsoft Office

3 credits

OFC 120Text Editing

3 credits

OFC 150Speech Recognition with Microsoft Office XP

3 credits

OFC 214Advanced Microsoft Word

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:29

OFC 102: (May be waived by previous course or passing a keyboarding test administered by the Office Administration department chair.)

Choose one of the following

MAA 203Advanced Medical Transcription

3 credits

OFC 266Administrative Office Management

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

OFC 102Computer Keyboarding

1 credit

OFC 113Introduction to Microsoft Word

3 credits

OFC 117Introduction to Microsoft Office

3 credits

OFC 120Text Editing

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

BIO 115Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology

4 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MAA 101Medical Terminology

3 credits

OFC 214Advanced Microsoft Word

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

MAA 102Medical Transcription

3 credits

MAA 204Medical Insurance Forms Preparation

3 credits

OFC 150Speech Recognition with Microsoft Office XP

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

MAA 209Medical Office Portfolio Development

1 credit

HST 114United States History from 1877

3 credits

MAA 205Medical Office Procedures

3 credits

SOC 212The Sociology of Social Problems

3 credits

And

CED 210Cooperative Work Experience I

3 credits

Or

MAA 209Medical Office Portfolio Development

1 credit

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