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The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program Fall 2022. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.
When registering for classes refer to Self-Service > Student Planning to view your specific program requirements, your progress, and ensure proper registration. See Registering for Credit Classes for registration information and instructions.
Courses and costs are subject to change. See what's included in the cost calculation.
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The touch keyboarding skill building process is emphasized. This course assists students to improve speed and accuracy and improve their technique on the alphabetic, number and symbol keys. The minimum competency of 35 net words per minute, with no more than five errors per timing, on 3 five-minute timed writings is required.
This course is designed to orient technical business students to the college campus, business and general resources, college services, and expectations. This course will provide an introduction to career portfolios and certifications
This is an introductory course that surveys a variety of topics to include history, hardware, software, terminology, communications, computer ethics, and societal impact of computers. In addition to computer literacy, students will complete hands-on modules using operating systems, word processing, database, presentation, and spreadsheet software; such as Microsoft Office programs.
Prerequisite(s): The ability to enter data using a computer keyboard at a rate of no less than 15 words per minute on a three-minute timing. A minimum grade of C- in RDG-039 or appropriate Placement score.
This course introduces the concepts necessary for entry-level coding of diseases, injuries, and hospital procedures.
Pre/Co-requisite(s): Minimum grade of C- in HSC-116.
This course introduces the concepts necessary for building a basic medical vocabulary and studies the anatomy and physiology, common diseases and surgeries of the body systems.
This course is designed to present basic facts of arithmetic including whole numbers, fractions, decimals, powers, roots, English and metric measurement, ratio-proportion, percents, introduction to algebra, introduction to geometry, and applied statistics. Instruction includes use of scientific hand-held calculators and emphasis placed on critical thinking, problem solving skills.
This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of customer service and to help them learn the skills and techniques necessary to provide excellent service to the internal and external customers of the organizations for which they work. These skills are vital for every job since identifying and satisfying customer needs are essential parts of every business organization.
This course is designed to prepare students to enter the workplace with the skills required in a professional setting. This course will cover workplace behaviors such as communicating in a professional manner, conflict resolution, accountability, and business etiquette. This course will also cover career development skills.
Introduces the use of the CPT classification system with emphasis on coding in the physician's office for reimbursement purposes.
During this course, you will examine reimbursement methodologies, including prospective payment, utilized in a variety of health care settings. You will explore data quality for optimal reimbursement, data auditing, and compliance processes. You will also be introduced to billing procedures and requirements for claims submissions.
The course continues to build a medical vocabulary through the study of anatomy and physiology, common diseases and surgeries of the body systems.
Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in HSC-116.
Administrative Medical Office Procedures provides the students with the knowledge and skills needed to work with patients, patient records, and manage other administrative responsibilities in the medical office.
Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of C- HSC-116.
Course will provide the student with the legal and ethical implications of practice in a medical setting. Issues covered will include scope of practice, confidentiality, HIPAA privacy and security requirements, legal terms and elements in the delivery of care, ethical guidelines of practice, and legal documentation requirements.
The basic knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary to use common pharmaceutical references and spell commonly used drugs.
This is a one semester, liberal arts mathematics course that satisfies the minimum general education requirement for math. The course is designed to impart math skills which are helpful in everyday life as well as to expose students to areas of mathematics they may not have seen before. Topics include problem-solving skills, set theory, algebra, consumer mathematics, probability, and statistics. Other topics may be included.
Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of D- in MAT-063 or appropriate placement score.
This one-semester pre-calculus course is intended for the student with a solid algebra background who intends to take calculus. It is also beneficial (but not required) for the student to have a background in trigonometry. The course will emphasize functions using an analytical, numerical, and graphical approach. The student will study linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, logarithmic and trigonometric functions along with their applications.
Prerequisite(s): Appropriate Placement Test Scores: ACT Math Score of 25 OR Compass Score of 51-100 in the College Algebra Domain or 31-50 in the Trigonometry Domain.
The second course of a two-semester pre-calculus sequence. Topics include trigonometry and applications, vectors, analytic geometry, and polar and parametric equations.
Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in MAT-121 or equivalent placement score.
This course is a study of descriptive statistics including graphical representation, central tendency, correlation and regression, intuitive treatment of probability and inferential statistics including hypothesis testing.
The first in a calculus sequence, this course covers topics including functions and their graphs, limits, derivatives, applications of the derivative, and integrals.
Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in MAT-128 or MAT-134 or appropriate placement scores (ACT: 27; COMPASS TRIGONOMETRY: 51-100).
A continuation of MAT-210, this course covers topics including integration techniques, applications of integration, infinite series, conic sections, parametric and polar equations.
Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of C- in MAT-210.
This course covers topics including integration and differentiation techniques related to vectors, vector-valued functions, functions of several variables, multiple integration, and vector analysis.
Calculations are based on 2022–2023 resident tuition and fees and course fees.
Course Cost Calculation: $210 × course credits + course fee (if applicable).
Total Tuition + Course Fees Calculation: Sum of tuition and course fees for all courses for the term.
Remaining course fees after the Last-Dollar Scholarship is applied: Remaining course fees after tuition has been subtracted.
The cost of books: Visit the Hawkeye Bookstore to determine the cost of books.
Additional program costs: Some programs have additional costs such as tools, equipment, supplies, uniforms, exam fees, and background screenings. Visit with your faculty advisor for more information.
Non-resident tuition and fees or international student costs.
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