Medical Secretary Diploma Option Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 42
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2018–2019 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General education course.
Non-transfer general education course.
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.
Course meets 100% online.
Course meets face-to-face after 5:00pm.

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Semester 1
ADM-105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1 $177.75
BCA-134 Word Processing Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
HIT-146 Beginning Medical Terminology 3 $533.25
Total Credits 7

Semester 2
ADM-108 Keyboarding Skill Development Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $177.75
ADM-148 Transcription Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $355.50
ADM-159 Proofreading and Editing 3 $533.25
BUS-108 Business College Experience 1 $177.75
HIT-156 Intermediate Medical Terminology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
MAP-111 Medical Office Management I 3 $533.25
MAP-402 Medical Law and Ethics 2 $355.50
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $533.25
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
MAT-156 Statistics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
BCA-132 Electronic Communications Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $533.25
BCA-213 Intermediate Computer Business Applications Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
BUS-291 Employment Portfolio and Career Development 2 $385.50
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $533.25
BCA-205 Database/Spreadsheets Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
HIT-166 Advanced Medical Terminology Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
MAP-117 Medical Office Management II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $533.25
MAP-132 Medical Transcription Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 2 $355.50
MAP-511 Pharmacology for the Medical Office Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 1 $177.75
Total Credits 17

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 5 General education course $888.75
MAT-128 Precalculus Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $711.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 General education course $533.25
MAT-210 Calculus I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $711.00
MAT-216 Calculus II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $711.00
MAT-219 Calculus III Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $711.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Student Success Specialist

Jen Beck
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319-296-2329 ext.1068
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Program Advisor

Dee Ulrich
Black Hawk Hall 216
319-296-2329 ext.1756
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