GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MEDICAL OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
MEDICAL SECRETARY

This curriculum is designed for those students who are planning for a position in offices of physicians, medical clinics, hospitals, and allied health facilities.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
CABOT 103 and one of the following:
a.  Eligibility for ENGL 191
b.  Eligibility for ESL 141

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 102

CABOT 105

Introduction to Office Correspondence

3

 

CABOT 110

Collegiate business Mathematics

3

 

CABOT 156

Voice Recognition

1

 

CABOT 208

Windows Basics

1

CABOT 205 or equivalent

CABOT 210*

Computer Keyboarding/Typing II 3
CABOT 208 or equivalent (may be taken concurrently) and CABOT 205 or equivalent or ability to type by touch at a minimum of 25 wpm. CABOT 265 Microsoft Word I 3
CABOT 200 and 208 or equivalent both may be taken concurrently)

CABOT 270

Microsoft Excel I

3

 

MOA 182

Medical Terminology

5

 

MOA 185

Medical Front Office Procedures

3

MOA 182, CABOT 205 or equivalent, and CABOT 103 MOA 190 Machine Transcription - Medical I 1
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 34
* A minimum speed of 40 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.
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 2009 GCC Catalog 2009-2010

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.