Administrative Assistant, Medical Option, Business Office Technology, A.S. Degree
The Administrative Assistant, Medical Option, Business Office Technology associate degree program provides students with the skills necessary to excel in the medical office environment. Students become proficient in keyboarding, word processing, medical terminology and medical transcription, office communication skills, integrated office systems, and medical office billing procedures and record keeping. Sociology and biology courses are also included in this program.
CurriculumStudents may enroll in this program full- or part-time.
Administrative Assistant, Medical Option Requirements
|BOT* 122||Writing Procedures||3|
|BOT* 111||Keyboarding for Information Processing I||3|
|BOT* 180||Medical Terminology||3|
|CSA* 114||Web Essentials||2|
|Gen Ed||ENG* 101: Composition||3|
|Gen Ed||MAT* 109: Quantitative Literacy or higher||3|
| BOT* 112
| Keyboarding for Information Processing II or
Word Processing Applications
|BOT* 220||Computerized Communication||3|
|BOT* 280||Medical Transcription and Document Procedure||3|
| BOT* 164
|Office Accounting or
|Gen Ed|| ENG* 200 : Advanced Composition or
COM* 173: Public Speaking
| BOT* 230
|Microsoft Office Suite Applications or
Introduction to Software Applications
|BOT* 181||Medical Coding I||3|
|BOT* 251||Administrative Procedures||3|
|ACC* 121||Introduction to Accounting Software||1|
|Gen Ed||BIO* 115: Human Biology||4|
|Gen Ed||SOC* 101: Principles of Sociology||3|
|BOT* 182||Medical Coding II||3|
|BOT* 287||Foundations/Management of Medical Insurance||3|
| ENG* 202
ENG* 203/BOT* 139
|Technical Writing or
Grammar, Usage and Style
|Gen Ed||Mode 3||3|
|Gen Ed||Mode 1||3|
|Total Credits Required: 64-65|
Note: Students may elect to substitute BOT* 296: Cooperative Education/Work Experience for any equivalent BOT credit course with prior departmental approval.
Division of Business, Engineering and Technology: 860-512-2629
Upon successful completion of all Administrative Assistant, Medical Option, BOT Degree program requirements, graduates will
1. Read, understand and prepare standard types of business
2. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and human relations skills.
3. Use appropriate business office procedures.
4. Understand and perform office accounting tasks.
5. Demonstrate the use of medical terminology.
6. Demonstrate correct billing and medical coding procedures.
7. Possess appropriate skills in the following software: operating system, word processing, spreadsheet, database management, integrating office applications and presentation graphics.
8. Demonstrate speed and accuracy in keyboarding skills.
In addition, the graduate will complete the comprehensive learning outcomes identified with the General Education Core.
Source: 2011-2012 Course Catalog
For Additional Information, Contact: 860-512-2623