Recommended Sequence of Courses
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.edu
Term Effective: Fall 2017
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CS60.1A*MS WORD, PART 11.50Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2025YES
HLC160*MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2025YESYESYES
PSYC1A*GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY3.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2025Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYESYES
ANAT58 or complete any combination INTRO TO HUMAN ANATOMY3.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2025YESYESYES
Total Semester Units:10.50
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
Total Semester Units:8.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA169*PROCEDURAL CODING1.50Spring 2025MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA165 AND MA168 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
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 2024HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYC1A AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND
MA163 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
MA168*MEDICAL INSUR BILLING1.50Spring 2025MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA165 AND MA169 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
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
Total Semester Units:3.50
Recommended course sequence units total:28.50
Minimum units to meet certificate requirements:28.50
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face