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  Nov 17, 2017
 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Assisting AAS Degree


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For more information please see the Medical Assisting Program Overview .

Purpose


Graduates with a medical assisting associate of applied science degree will be prepared to perform front office (administrative) and back office (clinical) duties in a medical office or clinic. Advanced skills will be addressed.

Subtotal: 58


Basic Achievement Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will meet minimum achievements for math, writing and reading. They can meet the requirement by:
Note: Scores for specific health program admission may vary from the scores listed. Please see the program director for more specific information.

   1. Scores from MAP testing -
    a. Math - COMPASS Pre-Algebra 49 or above*
    b. Writing - COMPASS 62 or above*
    c. Reading - COMPASS 76 or above*
    *or equivalent ACT or ASSET score
  OR  
  2. Completion with a C or above
    a. Math - MATH 0940
    b. Writing - ENGL 0980
    c. Reading - READ 0930

General Education Core Requirements


All graduates with an AA, AS, AAS or ADN will complete a minimum of 15 credits of General Education from the following (AA and AS students will have additional requirements):

  • GEN ED Group A: Communications 6 credit(s)
    (Required:   &  )
  • GEN ED Group B: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credit(s)
    (Required:  )
  • GEN ED Group C: Career and Life Skills, D: Information & Technology Literacy, or E: Global Awareness 3 credit(s)
  • (Required:   or  )
  • GEN ED Group A, B, C, D or E 3 credit(s)
     (Required:  )

Subtotal: 15


Total Credits for AAS Degree: 64


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