Recommended Sequence of Courses
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.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 2022A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree
* 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 2024, Spring 2025YESYES
HLC140*HEALTH CARE IMPLIC A & P1.00Fall 2024, Spring 2025ANAT140Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
HLC160*MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2025YESYESYES
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2025Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYESYES
PSYC1A*GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY3.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Summer 2025Eligibility 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 PROCESSES3.00Fall 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 CODING2.00Fall 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:12.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA164*CLINICAL LAB THEORIES2.00Spring 2025MA160 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 MEDS3.00Spring 2025MA160 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 BILLING2.00Spring 2025MA160 AND MA161 AND MA162 AND MA163 AND MA167 AND MA164 AND
MA165 AND MA169 AND MA174
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MA169*PROCEDURAL CODING2.50Spring 2025MA160 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 MA4.00Spring 2025MA160 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:13.50
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MA176*EXTERNSHIP4.50Summer 2024, Summer 2025MA165 AND MA164 AND MA174 AND MA169 AND MA168Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
Total Semester Units:4.50
Recommended course sequence units total:40.00
Minimum units to meet major requirements:40.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face