CURRICULAR GUIDE

Medical Administrative Assistant
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0185  (Effective Fall 1999 - Summer 2004)

Medical administrative assistants may transcribe dictation, prepare
correspondence, and assist physicians or medical scientists with reports,
speeches, articles, and conference proceedings.  They may take patient case
histories, arrange for patients to be hospitalized, order supplies, prepare
and send bills to patients, record appointments, and prepare medical charts
and reports along with regular secretarial tasks.  Graduates of this program
may work in hospitals, HMOs, private practices, insurance companies, public
health departments, and other health care settings.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific coursework in mathematics. 
For information on how to fulfill all general education requirements, see page

Contact the Business Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 210,
telephone number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                               TOTAL: 61.5 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ACCG 100    Practical Accounting Non-Major                                   3
ANAT 145    Introductory Anat & Physiology                                   4
CABS 113    Microsoft Word Office/Int Key                                    4
CABS 118    Adv Microsoft Word for Office                                    4
CHSE 121    Medical Term Allied Health I                                   2.5
CHSE 123    Medical Insurance Billing I                                      3
CHSE 124    Medical Insurance Billing II                                     3
HUMS 265    Sem:Ethical Issues in Medicine                                   3
MATH 117    Math for Business                                                4
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 197    Medical Vocabulary                                               3
OADM 198    Medical Record Management                                        3
OADM 207    Medical Transcription                                            3
OADM 220    Administrative Office Mgmt                                       4
OADM 222    Advanced Medical Transcription                                   4
OADM 275    Cultural Differences in Busine                                   3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 114    Business English                                                 3
WRIT 127    Business Communciations                                          3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                   TOTAL: 3 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             3 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area (See Note 1)                                   0
            Speech Communication Core Area (See Note 1)                      0
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 1)         0
            Mathematics Competency (See Note 1)
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                 64.5

1.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.
I     II          III               IV
ACCG 100          CABS 118          CHSE 123          CHSE 124
ANAT 145          CHSE 121          HUMS 265          MATH 117
CABS 113          OADM 198          OADM 207          OADM 102
OADM 197          OADM 220          WRIT 127          OADM 222
OADM 275          WRIT 114          Lim.Ch.1          SPCH 110