Recommended Course Sequence

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Program of Study: Medical Assisting: AdministrativeCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: Health SciencesThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: guser58@santarosa.eduA full-time student seeking to complete an Associate's Degree in two years should expect to take an average of 15 units per semester.
Term Effective: Fall 2017A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree see additional requirements here
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CS60.11A*MS WORD, PART 11.50Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YES
HLC160*MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3.00Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022YESYESYESYES
PSYCH1A*GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY3.00Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
ANAT58 or Complete any combination.INTRO TO HUMAN ANATOMY3.00Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022YESYESYES
Total Semester Units:10.50
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA160*INTRO MED OFF PRAC3.00Fall 2021HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYCH1A AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
MA161*LAW & ETHICS MED ASST1.00Fall 2021HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYCH1A AND MA160 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
MA162*DISEASE PROCESSES4.00Fall 2021HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYCH1A AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA163 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
Total Semester Units:8.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA169*PROCEDURAL CODING1.50Spring 2022MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA165 AND MA168 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
MA171*ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECS2.00MA160Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Total Semester Units:3.50
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA167*BASIC DIAG CODING1.50Fall 2021HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYCH1A AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND
MA163 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
MA168*MEDICAL INSUR BILLING1.50Spring 2022MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA165 AND MA169 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
Total Semester Units:3.00
Semester 5
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA166.1*EXTERNSHIP: MED ASSISTNG3.50MA161 AND MA162 AND MA167B (Inactive) AND MA168 AND MA169Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Summer 2022Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
Total Semester Units:4.50
Recommended course sequence units total:29.50
Minimum units to meet major requirements:29.50
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face