2014-2015 Catalog

Office Information Systems AAS Degree with emphasis in Medical Office Assistant

Rapid changes in healthcare delivery have increased the demand for medical office assistants. Graduates of Western Wyoming Community College’s Medical Office Assistant curriculum are prepared for employment in a variety of medical and health settings. Specifically, medical office assistants are ready to assume office administrative responsibilities without direct supervision, to serve as receptionists, to provide secretarial duties and to function as nursing assistants in clinical areas. The goal of this program is to produce graduates who possess the necessary knowledge of contemporary medical office practice skills to be an efficient medical office assistant.

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

BOTK 1555BASIC OFFICE SKILLS

3

COSC 1200COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

3

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

HLTK 1200MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

2

PSYC 1000GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

4

Total Credit Hours:15

BOTK 1555 and HLTK 1200: Required courses for graduation. Must be completed with a “C” or better to earn A.A.S. degree in Office Information Systems with emphasis in Medical Office Assistant.

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

BIOL 1010GENERAL BIOLOGY

4

BOTK 1650KEYBOARDING APPLICATIONS II

3

BOTK 2810ACCOUNTING PROCEDURES I

3

ENGL 2010TECHNICAL WRITING

3

US GOVERNMENT

3

Total Credit Hours:16

BOTK 1650, and BIOL 1010: Required courses for graduation. Must be completed with a “C” or better to earn A.A.S. degree in Office Information Systems with emphasis in Medical Office Assistant.

Summer Semester

NRST 1510NURSE ASSISTANT

4

Total Credit Hours:4

NRST 1510: Required courses for graduation. Must be completed with a “C” or better to earn A.A.S. degree in Office Information Systems with emphasis in Medical Office Assistant.

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

BIOL 2010HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I

4

BOTK 2750RECORDS & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

3

CMAP 1905INTEGRATED APPLICATIONS:

3

COMM 1030INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

3

HOEC 1140NUTRITION

3

Total Credit Hours:16

BIOL 2010 and BOTK 2750: Required courses for graduation. Must be completed with a “C” or better to earn A.A.S. degree in Office Information Systems with emphasis in Medical Office Assistant.

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

BIOL 2015HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II

4

CMAP 1800DATABASE APPLICATIONS:

3

MOA 1500MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

3

OIS/BUSINESS ELECTIVE

5-6

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT

0-1

Total Credit Hours:15-17

BIOL 2015, and MOA 1500: Required courses for graduation. Must be completed with a “C” or better to earn A.A.S. degree in Office Information Systems with emphasis in Medical Office Assistant.

Total Credit Hours: 66-68