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Medical Assistant



Fall Semester Credits
AHMS 144--Medical Terminology 3
AH 140--Pharmacology 2
BIOH 112--Human Form and Function I 3
AHMA 201--Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures I 3
COMM 120--Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace 1
WRIT 104--Workplace Communications 2
Subtotal 14
Spring Semester Credits
AHMS 100--Math Applications Health 3
BIOH 113--Human Form and Function II 3
AHMS 158--Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Healthcare 2
AHMA 203--Medical Assistant Clinical Procedures II 3
AHMS 220--Medical Office Procedures 3
AHMA 280--Medical Assisting Exam Preparation 1
Subtotal 15
Summer Semester Credits
*AHMA 298--Medical Assisting Externship 7
Subtotal 7


Many students need preliminary math, writing, and biology courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and English placement before planning out their full program schedules.

+ A grade of “C-“ or above is required for graduation
* Indicates prerequisites needed
**Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment

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