CURRICULUM GUIDE

Medical Transcription
Associate in Business Degree

Curriculum Code: 0756  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

The Medical Transcription Program prepares students to work as a member of
administrative support staff in hospitals, medical centers, medical clinics,
insurance companies, managed care organizations, managed transcription
services, and home office settings. The Medical Transcription Associate in
Business degree builds on the course work provided in the Certificate of
Achievement and enhances a student's employment opportunities in this field. A
Medical Transcriptionist is a medical language specialist who interprets and
transcribes dictation by physicians and other healthcare professionals in
order to document patient care and facilitate delivery of healthcare services.
Transcription areas may include patient assessment, workup, therapeutic
procedures, clinical course, diagnosis, and prognosis. Not all courses in this
program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to transfer should see an
academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Office Administration Program, Office Unit B, telephone number
(517) 483-1587.

REQUIREMENTS (See Note 1)                                    TOTAL: 68 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 145    Introductory Anat & Physiology                                   4
CABS 103    Internet Basics for Non-Majors                                   2
CABS 119    Microsoft Word                                                   3
CABS 126    Excel                                                            3
CABS 133    Microsoft Access Database                                        3
MATH 117    Math for Business                                                4
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 105    Employability Skills                                             1
OADM 108    Input Technologies/Business                                      2
OADM 195    Human Relations in Work Place                                    3
OADM 197    Medical Vocabulary                                               3
OADM 198    Health Information Management                                    3
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   3
OADM 207    Medical Transcription                                            3
OADM 210    Medical Coding Concepts                                          3
OADM 215    Information Records Mgmt I                                       3
OADM 220    Admin Mgmt in Organizations                                      3
OADM 222    Advanced Medical Transcription                                   3
OADM 228    Financial Mgmt in Health Care                                    3
OADM 240    Office Internship                                                2
OADM 275    Diversity in Business                                            3
OADM 291    Office Systems Capstone                                          3
SPCH 110    Oral Communic in the Workplace                                   3
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                                   TOTAL: 0 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             0 Credits
(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill
these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are
available for each core area.)
            Communication Core Area (See Note 2)                             0
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area (See Note 2)         0
            Mathematics Core Area (See Note 2)                               0
            Science Core Area (See Note 2)                                   0
            Writing Core Area (See Note 2)                                   0

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   68

1.    It is recommended that students entering this curriculum have
      keyboarding and Windows experience. This experience may come from life
      or work experience, CABS 100 seminars, CABS 101, CABS 104, CABS 106, or
      CABS 195.
2.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
3.    This curriculum requires that students complete all courses with a grade
      of 2.0 or higher for graduation.

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
BIOL 145          CABS 133          CABS 126          MATH 117
CABS 103          OADM 195          OADM 210          OADM 105
CABS 119          OADM 198          OADM 215          OADM 228
OADM 102          OADM 203          OADM 220          OADM 240
OADM 108          OADM 207          OADM 222          OADM 275
OADM 197          WRIT 127          SPCH 110          OADM 291