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 are subject to change.

Semester 1
ADM-105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
BCA-134 Word Processing 3
HIT-146 Beginning Medical Terminology 3
Total Credits 7

Semester 2
ADM-108 Keyboarding Skill Development 1
ADM-148 Transcription 2
ADM-159 Proofreading and Editing 3
BUS-108 Business College Experience 1
HIT-156 Intermediate Medical Terminology 3
MAP-111 Medical Office Management I 3
MAP-402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
BCA-132 Electronic Communications -OR- 3
BCA-213 Intermediate Computer Business Applications 3
BUS-291 Employment Portfolio and Career Development 2
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
BCA-205 Database/Spreadsheets 3
HIT-166 Advanced Medical Terminology 3
MAP-117 Medical Office Management II 3
MAP-132 Medical Transcription 2
MAP-511 Pharmacology for the Medical Office 1
Total Credits 17

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra 5 Gen Ed
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 Gen Ed

Student Success Specialist

Jen Beck
Black Hawk Hall 201
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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Gisele Carbone Kruger
Black Hawk Hall 202
319-296-2329 ext.1109
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Administrative Assistant

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
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