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The Medical Transcription Associate of Applied Science degree will prepare the student to enter the workforce as an entry-level medical transcriptionist. The well-qualified transcriptionist will also gain proficiencies in written and oral communications, as well as word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software programs. Students will acquire skills in proofreading, document formatting, computations, and administrpdfative support. Professionalism and flexibility are also stressed in the program, as employers are looking for employees who exhibit these characteristics.

“Students should take ALH1660 Medical Transcription and then take ALH5248 Medical Transcription Field Work Experience during a later semester. These courses should NOT be taken in the same semester.”
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION
(Associate of Applied Science Degree)
COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE NAME
SEMESTER
1
2
3
4
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Basic Skills (15 hours)
COM2725 Interpersonal Communications    
3
 
PHO6460 Ethics    
3
 
PSY6711 General Psychology      
3
ENG2212 Composition II      
3
SOC6811 Principles of Sociology    
 
Computer Literacy (3 hours)
CAP1516 Computer Applications or Computer Literacy*
3
     
GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS 18
3
0
9
6
CORE REQUIREMENTS
ENG2211 Composition I    
3
 
BUS1330 Business Math    
3
 
BUS1315 Personal Finance      
3
OFT1630 Business English
3
     
OFT1614 Advanced Document Formatting
3
     
CORE REQUIREMENTS 15
6
0
6
3
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
CAP1517 Advanced Computer Applications  
3
   
ALH1655 Medical Terminology
3
     
ALH5244 Introduction to Health Information
3
     
ALH5235 Allied Health Care Provider Anatomy and Physiology
 
   
ALH1660 Medical Transcription  
3
   
OFT1640 Business Communications  
3
   
ACC1111 or
ACC1150
Fundamentals of Accounting or
Principles of Accounting I
     
3
CAP1722 Word Processing      
3
OFT1675 Records Management  
3
   
ALH5248 Medical Transcription Field Work Experience I  
 
 

NCT0200

WorkKeys Assessment – Graduation Requirement

 

 

 

0

TOTAL TECHNICAL HOURS 31
6
16
3
6
TOTAL HOURS 64
15
16
18
15

*See List of Electives that fulfill General Education Requirement
Depending on the individual student’s skill level and assessment scores, students may be required to take the necessary basic skill courses (Keyboarding, Basic Document Formatting, and/or Computer Applications) prior to enrolling in the program.

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