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This program is for the 2012-2013 academic year and may not accurately reflect HCC's current offerings.
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This curriculum prepares individuals for employment in medical and other health-care related offices.

Course work will include medical terminology; information systems; office management; medical coding, billing and insurance; legal and ethical issues; and formatting and word processing. Students will learn administrative and support functions and develop skills applicable in medical environments.

Employment opportunities are available in medical and dental offices, hospitals, insurance companies, laboratories, medical supply companies, and other health-care related organizations.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2012-2013 (Updated Aug 21, 2013)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A25310

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
MED-116 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology 3 2 0 4
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
OST-131 Keyboarding 1 2 0 2
OST-181 Introduction to Office Systems 2 2 0 3
Total: 13
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
OST-136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
Total: 16
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 0 3-4
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 0 0 3
Total: 12-13
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BUS-153 Human Resource Management 3 0 0 3
OST-134 Text Entry & Formatting 2 2 0 3
OST-148 Medical Coding Billing & Insurance 3 0 0 3
OST-164 Text Editing Applications 3 0 0 3
OST-247 Procedure Coding 1 2 0 2
OST-248 Diagnostic Coding 1 2 0 2
Total: 16
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
BUS-280 REAL Small Business 4 0 0 4
COE-111 Co-Op Work Experience I 0 0 10 1
OST-137 Office Software Applications 2 2 0 3
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
OST-243 Med Office Simulation 2 2 0 3
Total: 14

Total Credit Hours: 71-72

Mathematics: Choose at least 3 Hours from the following courses:
MAT-140 Survey of Mathematics 3 0 0 3
or MAT-151 Statistics I 3 0 0 3
or MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra 3 0 0 3
and MAT-171 Precalculus Algebra Lab 0 2 0 1

Certificate in Medical Office Administration C25310

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
OST-148 Medical Coding Billing & Insurance 3 0 0 3
OST-181 Introduction to Office Systems 2 2 0 3
Total: 12

Total Credit Hours: 12

Diploma in Electronic Health Records D25310

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Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
MED-116 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology 3 2 0 4
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3
OST-131 Keyboarding 1 2 0 2
OST-148 Medical Coding Billing & Insurance 3 0 0 3
Total: 15
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3
OST-136 Word Processing 2 2 0 3
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 0 3
OST-243 Med Office Simulation 2 2 0 3
Total: 15
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
OST-134 Text Entry & Formatting 2 2 0 3
OST-181 Introduction to Office Systems 2 2 0 3
OST-247 Procedure Coding 1 2 0 2
OST-248 Diagnostic Coding 1 2 0 2
Total: 13

Total Credit Hours: 43