Isothermal Community College

Business Sciences

Medical Office Administration - Degree (Track A)

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
OST 131 - Keyboarding None 2 3 Fall, Spring
MED 121 - Medical Terminology 1 None 3 3 Fall, Spring
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
OST 164 - Text Editing Application None 3 3 Fall
OST 148 - Medical Coding Billing and Insurance None 3 3 Fall
OST 286 - Professional Development None 3 3 Fall


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
OST 184 - Records Management None 3 3 Fall, Spring
HUM - Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 111 - Writing and Inquiry DRE 098 or scores 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
OST 134 - Text Entry and Formatting OST 131 or skills 3 3 Fall, Spring
MED 122 - Medical Terminology 2 MED 121 3 3 Fall, Spring
OST 149 - Medical Legal Issues None 3 3 Spring
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACC 120 - Principles of Financial Accounting None 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
ECO 252 - Principles of Macroeconomics DMA 010, 020, 030 or scores 3 3 Fall, Spring
BIO 163 - Basic Anatomy and Physiology DRE 097 or scores 5 6 Fall
OST 284 - Emerging Technologies None 3 3 Fall
OST 289 - Administrative Office Management OST 134 OR OST 136, and OST 164 3 3 Fall


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BUS 260 - Business Communications ENG 111 and OST 131 or CIS 110 3 3 Spring
CTS 130 - Spreadsheet CIS 110 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
OST 136 - Word Processing OST 131 or skills 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
OST 243 - Medical Office Simulation OST 131 and OST 148 3 3 Spring
WBL - World of Work Last Semester 1 1 Fall, Spring


Program contact

Tiffany Cooper

Medical Office Systems Instructor
Business Sciences
tcooper@isothermal.edu
828-395-1638
Business Sciences 110


Pathway types



Related Programs

Medical Office Administration - Degree (Track B)

Medical Office Administration - Coding Certificate

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