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Medical Assistant Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 46
Program Start: Fall

2017–2018 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.

◆ General education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Prerequisites *
HSC-108 Introduction to Health Professions ** 2
HSC-113 Medical Terminology 2
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
Total Credits 10

* All prerequisites must be completed with a minimum grade of C and a minimum cumulative prerequisite GPA of 2.50.

** Must be completed at Hawkeye Community College.

Semester 1
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
MAP-111 Medical Office Management I 3
MAP-225 Med Lab Procedures I 4
MAP-342 Clinical Assisting I 3
Total Credits 14

Semester 2
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
MAP-117 Medical Office Management II 3
MAP-228 Med Lab Procedures II 3
MAP-343 Clinical Assisting II 3
PNN-207 Introduction to Pharmacology 3
Total Credits 16

Semester 3 – Summer
MAP-603 Employment Seminar 1
MAP-624 Practicum 5
Total Credits 6

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