Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Medical Assistant Technology
Associate of Applied Science

Date: 06-MAY-13

Effective Term: Fall 2013
 
This program allows the medical assistant student to earn an associate's degree by completing general education requirements. This fits into the career ladder often recommended by health care employers. Students are advised to check with their employer for applicability.

Program Required Courses Minimum Credits: 36.00

MAT 100 Medical Admin. Procedures I 3
MAT 106 Medical Clinical Procedures I 3
MAT 109 Medical Clinical Procedures II 3
MAT 112 Medical Term/Anat Systems I 2
MAT 200 Medical Admin. Procedures II 3
MAT 205 Laboratory Procedures 3
MAT 206 Medical Computer Applications 3
MAT 207 Pharm for Medical Assisting 2
MAT 209 Human Disease 1
MAT 210 Medical Term/Anat. Systems II 2
MAT 217 Diagnostic/Proced Coding Syst 3
MAT 219 Medical Insurance 2
MAT 223 Medical Assistant Seminar 1
MAT 274 MAT Externship 4
RCP 125 Basic Cardiac Life Support 1

Program Elective Courses Minimum Credits: 8.00

BIO 101 Cellular Biology 4
BIO 130 Microbiology 4
MATH 100 Health Careers Math 1
PSY 160 Human Growth and Development 3
SOC 106 Death, Dying & Bereavement 3

General Education Courses Minimum Credits: 13.00

BIO 110 Anatomy and Physiology 4
-AND- PSY 150 Introductory Psychology 3
-OR- SOC 105 Introduction to Gerontology 3
-AND- COM 113 Interpersonal Communication 3
-OR- ENG 127 Technical Writing 3
-AND- ENG 110 College Writing I 3
-OR- ENG 160 College Writing and Research 4

Political Science Minimum Credits: 3.00

PSI 100 Introduction/Political Science 3
PSI 101 American Government 3
PSI 102 State and Local Government 3

Wellness/Physical Education Minimum Credits: 2.00

WPE 101 Principles of Fitness & Health 2
WPE 109 Water Safety Instructor 2
WPE 110 Lifeguard Training 2
WPE 112 Safety and First Aid 2
WPE 115 Beginning Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 116 Advance Coaching Techniques 3
WPE 117 Sports Officiating-Basketball 1
WPE 118 Sports Officiating-Volleyball 1
WPE 120 Nutrition for Wellness 2
WPE 122 Coaching Techniques-Basketball 2
WPE 124 Holistic Health 3
WPE 125 Contemporary Health Issues 3
WPE 128 Managing Stress 1
WPE 131 Fundamentals of Personal Train 3
WPE 140 Elementary Move & Activities 3
WPE 145 Physical Educ Method:Early Ele 3
WPE 150 Foundat's/Health, Phys Ed, Rec 3
WPE 152 Swimming for Fitness 1
WPE 153 Weight Training for Fitness 1
WPE 155 Aerobic Exercise 1
WPE 156 Water Aerobics 1
WPE 159 Beginning Golf 1
WPE 160 Beginning Swimming 1
WPE 161 Beginning Tennis 1
WPE 162 T'ai Chi 1
WPE 163 Yoga 1
WPE 168 Volleyball 1
WPE 170 Introduction/Massage Therapy 1
WPE 171 Beginning Pilates 1
WPE 173 Free Weight Training 1
WPE 176 Scuba Diving 2
WPE 177 Karate 2
WPE 178 Indoor Cycling/Fitness 1
WPE 179 Cardio Training - Basic 1
WPE 180 TaeKwonDo Traditional/Olympic 1
WPE 181 Intermediate Pilates 1
WPE 181 Intermediate Pilates 1
WPE 253 Independent Physical Training 1
WPE 260 Intermediate Swimming 1
WPE 263 Intermediate Yoga 1
WPE 270 Massage Therapy 2 1
WPE 272 Coaching Field Experience 2

  Minimum Total Credits: 62