Allied Health/ Medical Assistant Track - AAS

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Allied Health - Medical Assistant Track - AAS

The Associate of Applied Science-Allied Health Concentration is a career path for persons who have completed the following certificate programs: Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Surgical Technology and Vocational Nursing. The 60 plus credit hour degrees for these programs are designed for health science professionals in these areas to meet continuing education goals and to attain possible promotion from entry-level to advanced level clinical posts.


Semester 1
Elective Elective General Education Elective 3
HPRS 1201 Introduction to Health Professions (Prerequisite) 2
ENGL 1301 Composition I (Prerequisite) 3
HPRS 1304 Basic Health Profession Skills 3
MDCA 1213 Medical Terminology 2
MDCA 1205 Medical Law and Ethics 2
Semester 2
MDCA 1343 Medical Insurance 3
MDCA 1417 Procedures in a Clinical Setting 4
MDCA 1409 Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Assistants 4
MDCA 1352 Medical Assistant Laboratory Procedures 3
Semester 3
MDCA 1310 Medical Assistant Interpersonal and Communication Skills 3
MDCA 1321 Administrative Procedures 3
MDCA 1372 Electronic Medical Record Documentation for Scribes 3
MDCA 1448 Pharmacology & Administration of Medications 4


Semester 1
MDCA 1264 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Medical/Clinical Assistant (# Capstone Course) 2
MDCA 1254 Medical Assisting Credentialing Exam Review 2
Semester 2
Elective Elective Math/Natural Science/General Education Elective 4
Elective Elective Humanities/Fine Arts/General Education Elective 3
Elective Elective General Education Elective 4
Elective Elective General Education Elective 3
Semester 3

General Education Electives for Workforce Programs

Humanities/Fine Arts

Note: English Composition, Creative Writing, Studio Arts and Speech courses do not satisfy this requirement. Beginning Foreign Language courses taken in 2017-2018 will count toward core requirements.

ARAB 1411*ARAB 1412*
ARTS 1301ARTS 1303ARTS 1304
CHIN 1411*CHIN 1412*
COMM 2366*
DANC 2303
DRAM 1310DRAM 1351, DRAM 2366*
ENGL 2322ENGL 2323ENGL 2327ENGL 2328ENGL 2332ENGL 2333ENGL 2342ENGL 2343ENGL 2351
FREN 1411*FREN 1412*
GERM 1411*GERM 1412*
HIST 1301HIST 1302HIST 2301HIST 2311HIST 2312HIST 2321*HIST 2322*, HIST 2327HIST 2328*HIST 2381
HUMA 1301HUMA 1305HUMA 1311*HUMA 2319HUMA 2323
JAPN 1411*JAPN 1412*
KORE 1411*KORE 1412*
MUSI 1306MUSI 1310
PHIL 1301PHIL 1304PHIL 2306PHIL 2307PHIL 2316
SPAN 1411SPAN 1412



**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.