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Program of Study: Medical Assisting: Administrative and ClinicalCourse 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: kslusser@santarosa.edu
Term Effective: Fall 2020
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
ANAT140*FUNDAMENTALS ANAT/PHYSIO2.00Fall 2024YESYES
HLC140*HEALTH CARE IMPLIC A & P1.00Fall 2024ANAT140Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
HLC160*MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024YESYESYES
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYESYES
PSYC1A*GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY3.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYESYES
Total Semester Units:10.00
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA160*INTRO MED OFF PRAC3.00Fall 2024HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYC1A AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
MA161*LAW & ETHICS MED ASST1.00Fall 2024HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYC1A AND MA160 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
MA162*DISEASE PROCESSES4.00Fall 2024HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYC1A AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA163 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
MA163*BEG CLIN SKILLS FOR MA3.00Fall 2024HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYC1A AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
MA167*BASIC DIAG CODING1.50Fall 2024HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYC1A AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND
MA163 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
Total Semester Units:12.50
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA164*CLINICAL LAB THEORIES2.00MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA165 AND
MA168 AND MA169 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MA165*PHARM AND ADMIN OF MEDS3.00MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA168 AND MA169 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MA168*MEDICAL INSUR BILLING1.50MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA165 AND MA169 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MA169*PROCEDURAL CODING1.50MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA165 AND MA168 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MA174*INTER CLIN SKILLS FOR MA4.00MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA165 AND MA168 AND MA169
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Total Semester Units:12.00
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA176*EXTERNSHIP4.50Summer 2024MA165 AND MA164 AND MA174 AND MA169 AND MA168Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
Total Semester Units:4.50
Recommended course sequence units total:39.00
Minimum units to meet certificate requirements:39.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face