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Orange Coast College MATH MEDICAL ASSISTING ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE FOR TRANSFER (AS-T) Students graduating with an Associate in Science in Math for Transfer Degree are well positioned to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in a similar major within the California State University system with 60 units of upper-division coursework. Students who complete the Math AS-T degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. While a minimum 2.0 is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult a counselor for more information. CCMA ELIGIBLE PROGRAM CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT The Medical Assisting program includes specific business and clinical courses that prepare students for employment as clinical and/or administrative assistants in medical offices, clinics, or in related medical and business fields. The coursework can be ompleted in two semesters, and includes on-the-job experience in a medical office or ambulatory care center. Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all major coursework. Orange Coast College is accredited by the Accreditation Commission of Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Such accreditation permits graduates of this program to take the California Certified Medical Assistant examination (CCMA) immediately upon graduation. The California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants has been administering the CCMA exam since 1990. CCMA is one of three Boards that is recognized by the Medical Board of California. The medical assisting profession is highly diversified, and the work is challenging and personally rewarding. Employment opportunities are excellent in the expanding health care field. Program Outcomes 1. Students will be eligible and prepared for admission (SB 1440 and Education Code 66746) to California State University system schools. Course Units Core Courses: Calculus 1 / Honors Calculus 2 / Honors Calculus 3 / Honors MATH MATH MATH Subtotal 12-13 List A - Complete one (1) course from the following: Applied Linear Algebra MATH Intro to Linear Algebra & Differential Equations / Honors MATH A180 / A180H 4 A185 / A185H 4 A280 / A280H 4-5 A235 3 A285 / A285H 4-5 4 4 4 5 4 Subtotal 3-5 Program Major Units 19-23 CSU or IGETC for CSU 37-39 Transferable electives as needed to satisfy unit requirement Total Degree Units Program Outcome or Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all required courses. Subtotal 3-5 List B - Complete one (1) course, selecting from any course not used in List A the following: C++ Programming Language 1 CS A150 Java Programming 1 CS A170 Introduction to Statistics MATH A160 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics MATH A230 Calculus-Based Physics: Mechanics / Honors PHYS A185 / A185H Program Admission Allied Health 010 course – application and orientation Varies 60 Courses in major program may double count towards major and General Education Breadth, reducing total GE Breadth unit count. 1. The graduates of the program will be prepared for entry-level employment as a professional and competent Medical Assistant to meet the needs of the local health care community. Required Prerequisites: All prerequisite courses must be completed prior to admission into the program. Allied Health ALH A010 Medical Terminology ALH A111 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology BIOL A221 Subtotal 7.5 Course Units FALL Patient Care Medical Assisting Core Administrative Medical Assisting 1 Clinical Medical Assisting 1 SPRING Human Diseases Administrative Medical Assisting 2 Medical Assisting Clinical Exprerience Clinical Medical Assisting 2 Specialty Procedures Medical Assisting Suggested Electives: Applied Pharmacology Business English Ethics 124 .5 3 4 ALH MA MA MA A115 A150 A175 A181 2.5 3 3 5 Subtotal 13.5 ALH MA MA MA A120 A205 A281 A289 2 5 3.5 .5 Subtotal 11 Total Units ALH BUS PHIL/RLST A130 A138 A120 32 2 3 3