Isothermal Community College

Business Sciences

Medical Office Administration - Medical Billing and Coding - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills [OR] None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 111 - Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
MED 121 - Medical Terminology I None 3 3 Fall, Spring
OST 130 - Comprehensive Keyboarding None 3 4 Fall, Spring
OST 148 - Medical Insurance and Billing None 3 3 Fall
OST 164 - Office Editing None 3 3 Fall


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 - Public Speaking [OR] None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Discipline ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
MED 122 - Medical Terminology II MED 121 3 3 Fall, Spring
OST 134 - Text Entry and Formatting None 3 4 Fall, Spring
OST 149 - Medical Legal Issues None 3 3 Spring


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BIO 163 - Basic Anatomy and Physiology [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 097 5 6 Fall
MAT 110 - Math Measurement & Literacy Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
ECO 252 - Principles of Macroeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring
OST 248 - Diagnostic Coding MED 121 2 3 Fall
Other Required Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
CTS 130 - Spreadsheet None 3 4 Spring, Summer
OST 184 - Records Management None 3 4 Spring
OST 243 - Medical Office Simulation OST 148 3 4 Spring
OST 247 - Procedure Coding MED 121 3 4 Spring
OST 249 - Med Coding Certification Prep OST 247 and OST 248 3 5 Spring
OST 264 - Medical Auditing OST 247 and OST 248 3 3 Spring
OST 289 - Office Admin Capstone OST 134 or OST 136 and OST 164 3 4 Spring
WBL 110 - World of Work Last Semester 1 1 Fall, Spring


Electives: ACC 120, BUS 260, OST 136, OST 286, WEB 285