GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
MEDICAL FRONT OFFICE

This curriculum is designed for those students who are planning for a position in offices of physicians, medical clinics, hospitals, and allied health facilities. These students will acquire basic communication skills, learn specialized medical terminologies needed to complete appropriate forms in preparing, maintaining/filing, and charting medical records including insurance claims; use appropriate computer programs to key basic documents and navigate the Internet.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

CABOT 103 or equivalent

CABOT 102

English for Business

4

Eligibility for ENGL 189 or ESL 133

CABOT 103

Business Vocabulary Development

3

 

CABOT 104

Filing Methods and Systems

1

 

CABOT 205*

Computer Keyboarding/Typing I

3

 

CABOT 208

Windows Basics

1

 

CABOT 110

Collegiate Business Math

3

  

MOA 181 or
MOA 182

Medical Office Terminology
Medical Terminology

3 or
5

 

MOA 185

Medical Front Office Procedures

3

  Select one of the following:
CABOT 102

CABOT 105

Introduction to Office Correspondence

3

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
2 or
2
  MOA 183 Medical Billing and Coding 4
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24-27
*A minimum speed of 25 wpm is required for this certificate. CABOT 230 is available to help students reach this goal. Students should request a card from their GCC instructor verifying their keyboarding speed. ** Must be in a medical office or medical facility.
Substitutions for some of the above courses may be made with department approval.
Courses taken more than five years before granting of this certificate must have the approval of the division chair for acceptance.

NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2014 GCC CATALOG 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Medical Office Administration Medical Front Office (2013-14)