CURRICULUM GUIDE

Medical Transcription
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 1045  (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 Completion provides the basic course
work in the program and prepares students for entry-level employment in this
field. All course work in this certificate will apply toward completion of the
Medical Transcription Certificate of Achievement and 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: 17 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 145    Introductory Anat & Physiology                                   4
CABS 119    Microsoft Word                                                   3
OADM 102    Editing Business Documents                                       2
OADM 108    Input Technologies/Business                                      2
OADM 197    Medical Vocabulary                                               3
OADM 207    Medical Transcription                                            3

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   17

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.

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
BIOL 145          OADM 207
CABS 119
OADM 102
OADM 108
OADM 197