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Medical Office Management, Associate of Applied Science


  • Academic Year: 2019-2020
  • Division / Department: Business Programs / Office Technology
  • Degree Code: OFAD.MS.AAS
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This program prepares students for employment and advancement in secretarial positions in hospitals, physicians' offices, nursing homes, medical clinics and other health care installations. The emphasis is on medical terminology, medical document processing and medical transcription. The program also includes,business writing, word processing, medical software applications, database, office procedures, advanced document formatting, and electronic spreadsheet applications.

Semester I

POFT 1393 Special Topics: Introduction to Keyboarding 1, 2
May be waived if the student has taken a keyboarding course (touch method) or if the student can keyboard at least 30 words per minute. Keyboarding test is required.
May be eligible for articulation through the statewide ATC program. Please check with your high school counselor for more details.
or
POFT 2303 Speed and Accuracy Building
3 hours
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I 7
Offered only in the fall semester.
3 hours
POFT 1301 Business English 3 hours
POFT 1321 Business Math 3 hours
PSYC 2301 General Psychology or
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology
3 hours
15 hours

Semester II

POFM 1302 Medical Software Applications 5
50 words per minute keyboarding goal
3 hours
POFT 2312 Business Correspondence & Communication 8
Offered only in the spring semester.
3 hours
ITSW 1301 Introduction to Word Processing 2
May be eligible for articulation through the statewide ATC program. Please check with your high school counselor for more details.
3 hours
HITT 1205 Medical Terminology I 2 hours
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics 3 hours
HITT 1249 Pharmacology 7
Offered only in the fall semester.
2 hours
16 hours

Semester III

POFI 2340 Advanced Word Processing 7
Offered only in the fall semester.
3 hours
POFM 1391 Special Topics in Medical Administrative Keyboarding 6
60 words per minute keyboarding goal
3 hours
Communications elective 9
SPCH 1311, 1315, 1321
3 hours
GOVT 2305 Federal Government or
GOVT 2306 Texas Government or
ECON 1301 Introduction To Economics
3 hours
POFM 2386 Internship-Medical Administration 3, 7
Must meet Guidelines for Internships and have approval of the program director to enroll in this course.
Offered only in the fall semester.
3 hours
15 hours

Semester IV

Math elective or
Life & Physical Science elective
3 hours
BMGT 1325 Office Management 4, 8
This is a Capstone course, which brings together skills and knowledge learned in other classes and applies them in decision-making situations and in completing job tasks. Check for prerequisites.
Offered only in the spring semester.
3 hours
POFM 2287 Internship-Medical Administration 3, 8
Must meet Guidelines for Internships and have approval of the program director to enroll in this course.
Offered only in the spring semester.
2 hours
MDCA 1343 Medical Insurance 3 hours
ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I 3 hours
14 hours
Total hours:60 hours

Communications

ENGL 1301 Composition I 3 hours
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3 hours
COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communication 3 hours
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3 hours
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3 hours
SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Communication 3 hours

Life & Physical Science

BIOL 1406 Biology for Science Majors I 4 hours
BIOL 1407 Biology for Science Majors II 4 hours
BIOL 1408 Biology for Non-Science Majors I 4 hours
BIOL 1409 Biology for Non-Science Majors II 4 hours
BIOL 1411 General Botany 4 hours
BIOL 1413 General Zoology 4 hours
BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I 4 hours
BIOL 2402 Anatomy & Physiology II 4 hours
BIOL 2404 Anatomy & Physiology (specialized) 4 hours
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I 4 hours
CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I 4 hours
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II 4 hours
ENVR 1301 Environmental Science I (lecture) 3 hours
ENVR 1101 Environmental Science I (lab) 1 hours
ENVR 1302 Environmental Science II - Lecture 3 hours
ENVR 1102 Environmental Science II (lab) 1 hours
ENVR 1401 Environmental Science I (lecture + lab) 4 hours
ENVR 1402 Environmental Science II 4 hours
GEOL 1301 Earth Sciences I for Non-Science Majors (lecture) 3 hours
GEOL 1101 Earth Sciences I for Non-Science Majors (lab) 1 hours
GEOL 1302 Earth Sciences II for Non-Science Majors (lecture) 3 hours
GEOL 1102 Earth Sciences II for Non-Science Majors (lab) 1 hours
GEOL 1303 Physical Geology (lecture) 3 hours
GEOL 1103 Physical Geology Laboratory 1 hours
GEOL 1304 Historical Geology (lecture) 3 hours
GEOL 1104 Historical Geology Laboratory 1 hours
GEOL 1401 Earth Sciences I for Non-Sciences Majors (lecture + lab) 4 hours
GEOL 1403 Physical Geology (lecture + lab) 4 hours
GEOL 1404 Historical Geology (lecture + lab) 4 hours
PHYS 1401 College Physics I 4 hours
PHYS 1402 College Physics II 4 hours
PHYS 1403 Stars and Galaxies 4 hours
PHYS 1404 Solar System 4 hours
PHYS 1405 Elementary Physics I 4 hours
PHYS 1407 Elementary Physics II 4 hours

Math

MATH 1314 College Algebra 3 hours
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3 hours
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences 3 hours
MATH 1325 Calculus for Business & Social Sciences 3 hours
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics (Quantitative Reasoning) 3 hours
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3 hours
MATH 2412 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 4 hours
MATH 2413 Calculus I 4 hours
PHIL 2303 Introduction to Formal Logic 3 hours

Below is a list of related bachelor's degrees offered at McLennan by state universities.

Health Professions Technology - Tarleton State University
Clinical Services Management - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center