Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 
    Jan 27, 2022  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Office Clerk Certificate

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Certificate: Business and Office with a major in Medical Office Clerk

Length: Two-semester (one-year) program

Purpose: The curriculum for Medical Office Clerk is a one-year program of instruction in clerical activities related to the health field.

Occupational Objectives: Position in health-related
facilities; namely, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes,
certain government agencies, and other health care
institutions, such as:
Admissions Clerk
File Clerk
Financial Clerk
Insurance Clerk
Medical Transcriptionist

Admission Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Medical Office Clerk program requires competency in English as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in one year.

Suggested Credits for Term: 16

Second Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 18

Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 34

1Students who possess keyboarding skills may petition for advanced placement with Credit by Examination.

2Prerequisite AST 102  or divisional approval.

3Students may take AST 298  in place of AST 290  if only receiving this certificate.

4Students who desire transferable credits must take ENG 111  in place of ENG 137 .

5Social Science Electives:  ECO 201  , ECO 202  , HIS 121  , HIS 122 , PLS 211  , PLS 212  , PSY 200  , PSY 215  , PSY 230  , SOC 200  , SOC 215  

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