Medical Assistant Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma (Diploma)
Required number of credits: 45
Program Start: Fall

2021–2022 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2021. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

Prerequisites *
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I E 4
HSC-108 Introduction to Health Professions ** E 2
HSC-113 Medical Terminology O E 2
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology O E 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3
Total Credits 14

* 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 — Fall
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II E 4
MAP-111 Medical Office Management I O E 3
MAP-225 Med Lab Procedures I O E 4
MAP-342 Clinical Assisting I O E 3
Total Credits 14

Semester 2 — Spring
MAP-117 Medical Office Management II O E 3
MAP-230 Medical Laboratory Procedures II O E 4
MAP-343 Clinical Assisting II O E 3
MAP-512 Medical Assisting Pharmacology 2
Total Credits 12

Semester 3 — Summer
MAP-841 Medical Assisting Capstone O E 2
MAP-941 Medical Assistant Practicum O E 3
Total Credits 5

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