Housatonic Community College  Course Selection Guide for 2014-2015
Medical Assisting:  Parent Program  Associate in Science Degree  (Banner code: EA10)    Close Window
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Name Banner ID No.

Address

Program Entry Date
  Advisor
Placement Assessment:
MAT* E095I ___ ENG* E092I_____ ENG* E094I DS E099_____
MAT* E095__ ENG* 092 _____
(ENG* 073)
ENG* E094_____
(ENG* E043)
 
Program Requirements :
Semester
Taken
Course
No.
Grade 

Course Number
(Previous No.)

Course Title
Credits
First Semester
   
 
ENG* E101 (EN 101) Composition
3

   
 
MAT* E104 Quantitative Reasoning
3

   
 
BIO* E105 (BI 107) Introduction to Biology
4

   
 
CSA* E105
or CSA* E106
Introduction to Software Applications
3

   
 
MED* E125 Medical Terminology
3

Second Semester
   
 
ENG* E102 (EN 102) Literature & Composition
3

   
 
PSY* E111 (PY 101) General Psychology I
3

   
 
MED* E111 Administrative Medical Assisting
3

   
 
MED* E113 Healthcare Insurance
2

   
 
MED* E115 Medical Coding & Billing
2

   
 
MED* E170 Law and Ethics for Health Professionals
3

Third Semester
   
 
Art Elective
3

   
 
MED* E133 Clinical Medical Assisting
4

   
 
MED* E245 Clinical Laboratory Procedures
4

   
 
MED* E250 Principles of Pharmacology
3

   
 
MED* E250L 1 Principles of Pharmacology Lab
1

Fourth Semester
   
 
Social Science Elective
3

   
 
Humanities Elective
3

   
 
MED* E216 1 Electronic Medical Records Management
3

   
 
MED* E281 Medical Assisting Externship
4

Total Credits
60

Third Semester - Students must acquire certification from the American Red Cross in CPR and First Aid before beginning the third semester.

Fourth Semester - Medical Assisting Externship - 160-200 hours in a supervised non-classroom setting. The first weeks of course will be classroom based simulations prior to the off campus experience. This course is the final 10 weeks of the semester after completion of all other MED requirements.

1 This course will be offered in intensive 5 week formats to prepare students for the Medical Assisting Externship (MED* E281)

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