CURRICULUM GUIDE

Medical Transcription
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0968  (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 Certificate of Achievement builds on the basic
course work provided in the Certificate of Completion and enhances a student's
employment opportunities in this field. All course work in this certificate will
apply toward completion of the Medical Transcription Associate in Business
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)

REQUIREMENTS (See Note 1)                                    TOTAL: 37 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 133    Microsoft Access Database                                        3
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 105    Employability Skills                                             1
OADM 108    Input Technologies/Business                                      2
OADM 197    Medical Vocabulary                                               3
OADM 198    Health Information Mgmt                                          3
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   3
OADM 207    Medical Transcription                                            3
OADM 222    Advanced Medical Transcription                                   3
OADM 240    Office Internship                                                2
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   37

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 must complete all courses with a grade of 2.0 or higher to
      receive this certificate of achievement.

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
BIOL 145          CABS 133          OADM 105
CABS 103          OADM 198          OADM 222
CABS 119          OADM 203          OADM 240
OADM 102          OADM 207          
OADM 108          WRIT 127
OADM 197