Medical Office Administration – Medical Coding and Billing Associate Degree Course Requirements, 2021

 
  Course Hours Per Week
Semester
A25310M
Class
Lab
Credit
FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)      
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 1
ACC-115 College Accounting or
     
   ACC-120    Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 4
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3
OST-131 Keyboarding 1 2 2
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 3
*** Natural Science Elective or      
   MAT-143    Quantitative Literacy (or higher) *** *** 3-5
    *** *** 16-18
 
SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)      
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disc or
     
   ENG-114    Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 3
OST-134 Text Entry & Formatting 2 2 3
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 3
OST-148 Med Ins & Billing 3 0 3
OST-164 Office Editing 3 0 3
    14 2 15
 
THIRD SEMESTER (Summer)      
OST-136 Word Processing 2 2 3
OST-137 Office Applications I or      
   CIS-110    Introduction to Computers 2 2 3
    4 4 6
 
FOURTH SEMESTER (Fall)      
OST-149 Medical Legal Issues 3 0 3
OST-236 Adv Word Processing 2 2 3
OST-243 Med Office Simulation 2 2 3
OST-247 Procedure Coding 2 2 3
OST-248 Diagnostic Coding 2 2 3
OST-284 Emerging Technologies 1 2 2
    12 10 17
 
FIFTH SEMESTER (Spring)      
OST-249 Med Coding Certification Prep 2 3 3
OST-250 Long-Term Care Coding 2 2 3
OST-286 Professional Development or      
   BUS-151    People Skills 3 0 3
OST-289 Office Admin Capstone 2 2 3
*** Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
*** Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3 0 3
    15 7 18
 
Total Required Minimum Semester Hours Credit
72