Medical Assisting

Associate in Applied Science

Credits: 91  |   Length of Program: 7-8 quarters

Subject: Medical Assisting

Ed Plan / Class List
General Education Requirements

The Associate degree program requires completion of the following:

Communication

ENGL&101 English Composition I 5 Credits Search Schedule
Develops writing skills by focusing on strategies and techniques writers use to convey ideas, evaluate information, make a point, and participate in multiple discourse communities. Emphasizes both the process and the product of writing. This course was formerly known as WRIT 101, College Writing I. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test scores OR appropriate completion of ENGL 095, ENGL 095X, or ENGL 098 OR concurrent enrollment in ENGL 110 with instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AAS, AS, DTA, COMMUNICATION, GER-CIS, AA-AAS-T-COMMUNICATION, AAS-COMMUNICATION: Reading/Writing, AAS-READING-WRITING

Additional Communication
Choose from General Education-AAS list

Computation
5 Credits in COMPUTATION
MATH 101 or any math class listed under the Quantitative Category on the Distribution Requirements for General Education for the Associate in Arts /Associate in Science direct transfer degrees

Human Relations
5 Credits in HUMAN RELATIONS
Note that CMST&230 does not satisfy the diversity requirement. All other Human Relations options do satisfy the diversity requirement.

 

Diversity Requirement 
Diversity-designated courses at South Puget Sound Community College provide opportunities for students to develop awareness of their own social and cultural identities, seek understanding of others, and cultivate skills to communicate across cultures and differences. All programs require the completion of a diversity course.

 

Effective Catalog Year 2019-2020

 

 

Entry Requirements

It is strongly recommended that the student complete all pre-college English and Math (if indicated on college placement test), General Education, Diversity and Elective Requirements prior to starting the Core Medical Assistant Requirements.
 

It is recommended that students schedule an appointment with program faculty to discuss progression in the program once they reach ENGL& 101 and MATH 092 eligibility or completion.

 

 

Revision Date: 
August 1, 2019