Recommended Course Sequence

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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: 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 11.50Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYESYES
HLC160*MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3.00Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023YESYESYESYES
PSYCH1A*GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY3.00Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
ANAT58 or Complete any combination.INTRO TO HUMAN ANATOMY3.00Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023YESYESYES
Total Semester Units:10.50
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA160*INTRO MED OFF PRAC3.00Fall 2022HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYCH1A AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
MA161*LAW & ETHICS MED ASST1.00Fall 2022HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYCH1A AND MA160 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
MA162*DISEASE PROCESSES4.00Fall 2022HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYCH1A AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA163 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
MA168*MEDICAL INSUR BILLING1.50Spring 2023MA160 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:9.50
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA163*BASIC CLIN SKILLS FOR MA3.00Fall 2022HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYCH1A AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND
MA167 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
MA163L*CLINICAL INTERNSHIP2.00ANAT58 AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA168 AND MA163 AND
MA165 AND MA169 OR
HLC140 AND ANAT140 AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND
MA168 AND MA163 AND MA165 AND MA169
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MA165*PHARM & ADM OF MEDS3.00Spring 2023MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA168 AND MA169 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MA169*PROCEDURAL CODING1.50Spring 2023MA160 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:11.50
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA174*INTER CLIN SKILLS FOR MA4.00Spring 2023MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA165 AND MA168 AND MA169
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MA164*LAB TECHNIQUES2.00Spring 2023MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA165 AND
MA168 AND MA169 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MA176*CLINICAL EXTERNSHIP3.00Summer 2022MA165 AND MA164 AND MA174 AND MA169 AND MA168Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
MA167*BASIC DIAG CODING1.50Fall 2022HLC160 AND LIR10 AND PSYCH1A AND MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND
MA163 AND ANAT140 AND HLC140
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
Total Semester Units:10.50
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 LITERACY1.00Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
Total Semester Units:4.50
Recommended course sequence units total:46.50
Minimum units to meet major requirements:46.50
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face