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2011-2012 College Catalog 
    
2011-2012 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Administration – Medical Transcription, A.A.S.


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A medical transcriptionist prepares a written document from a physician’s dictation about a patient’s health status, i.e. surgical procedures, medical condition, prognosis, etc. Educational preparation requires medical transcription, proofreading, report format, editing and production.

NOTE: This program is not designed to meet all of the requirements for accreditation, licensure and certification for Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), or other medical accreditation agencies.

Area I - Written Composition: 3 Semester Hours


Area II - Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 Semester Hours


Fine Arts or Humanities Electives: 3 Semester Hours


  • Art
  • Dance
  • Ethics
  • Humanities
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Religion 
  • Theater

Area III - Natural Science or Mathematics: 9-10 Semester Hours


Area IV - History, Social, and Behavior Sciences: 3 Semester Hours


Choose from:


  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Electives: 0-6 Semester Hours


Recommended Electives
Students must select a minimum of three credit hours in OAD or CIS courses.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 64-71


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