GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

DENTAL FRONT OFFICE/BILLING AND CODING

This certificate is designed for students who are preparing for a position as a in the office of dentists, dental clinics, oral surgeons' office, orthodontist offices, and allied facilities. The student will learn specialized medical (orthodontics/dentistry) terminologies needed to complete appropriate forms in preparing, maintaining/filing, and charting medical records including insurance claims.
This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.

 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
CABOT 103 or equivalent CABOT 102 English for Business 4
Eligibility for ESL 133 or ENGL 189 CABOT 103 Business Vocabulary Development 3
  CABOT 104 Filing Methods and Systems 1
  CABOT 200 Introduction to Computer Keyboarding 1
Completion of 12 units with a 2.5 GPA or better and concurrent enrollment in 3 additional units
Enrollment in 7 units including CO ED 102, and employment related to major
CABOT 050* or
CO ED 102*
Internship (CABOT)
Occupational Work Experience
1-3 or
1-3
  CS/IS 191 Internet Orientation 1
 

MOA 187

Dental Front Office/Dental Billing and Coding

4
CABOT 102

MOA 182, CABOT 205 or equivalent, and CABOT 103
CABOT 105 or
CABOT 260 or
MOA 190 and CABOT 156
Introduction to Office Correspondence
Beginning Microsoft Office Applications
Machine Transcription - Medical
Voice Recognition
3 or
4 or
1 and
1
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 18
* Must be in a dental office.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2013 GCC Catalog 2013-2014

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Dental Front Office Billing and Coding (2011-12 catalog)