Medical Assistant Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 43
Program Start: Fall

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 Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses are subject to change.

Prerequisites *
HSC-108 Introduction to Health Professions ** Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 2
HSC-113 Medical Terminology Course offered 100% online 2 Gen Ed
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
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—Fall
BIO-168 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
MAP-111 Medical Office Management I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAP-225 Med Lab Procedures I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4
MAP-342 Clinical Assisting I Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Total Credits 14

Semester 2—Spring
BIO-173 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4 Gen Ed
MAP-117 Medical Office Management II Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAP-228 Med Lab Procedures II Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAP-343 Clinical Assisting II Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
PNN-207 Introduction to Pharmacology Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Total Credits 16

Semester 3—Summer
MAP-941 Medical Assistant Practicum Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Total Credits 3

Program Director

Holly Berebitsky
Grundy Hall 117
319-296-2329 ext.1585
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Pre-Health Student Success Specialist

Kay Wenzel
Grundy Hall 245
319-296-2329 ext.1063
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Student Success Specialist

Vic Palmer
Grundy Hall 140
319-296-2329 ext.1481
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Administrative Assistant

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
319-296-4013
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Interprofessional Health and Safety Services

Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 135
319-296-4457
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