Health Related Sciences Academy

Queensborough Academy
The HRS Academy provides the highest quality of science education, scholarly research, and technical expertise to the people and industries of the United States.

Medical Office Assistant - Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS)

Course no. Course title Common core category Credits
Common core requirements
EN 101 or EN 103 English Composition I or
English Composition for the New Media
I.A 3
EN 102 English Composition II I.A 3
MA 301 Foundations of Mathematics I.B 3
BI 520 Public Health Science I.C 4
History: choose one from HI 110, 111, 112 II.A 3
SOCY 101 Sociology II.D 3
PHIL 140 Medical Ethics II.D 3
Subtotal 22
Major requirements – Biology
BI 110 Fundamentals of Life Sciences 3
BI 150 Organization and Delivery of Health Care 2
BI 340 Assisting in the Medical Office: Clinical Testing Procedures 2
BI 341 Assisting in the Medical Office: Medical Assisting Procedures 2
BI 403 Medical Terminology 2
BI 451 Phlebotomy 1
BI 452 EKG Technology 2
Subtotal 14
Major requirements – Business
BU 802 or BU 812 Typewriting/Keyboarding II or
Transcription and Dictation for Business Documents
2
BU 903 Medical Office Procedures 3
BU 907 Word/Information Processing 3
BU 916 Medical Billing and Coding I 3
BU 917 Healthcare Information Management 3
Subtotal 14
Internship requirements
BU-600 (Business Internships) (3cr.) or BI 961 Phlebotomy Practice (2cr.) and HE 110 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1cr.) 3
Subtotal 3
Electives
BI 950, 951 or 952 Field Experience in Medical Assisting (1cr. each)
BU 801, 918 Typewriting/Keyboarding I (2 credits), Medical Coding and Billing II (3 credits)
HE 103 Nutrition and Health (3 credits)
SP 211 Speech Communication (3 credits)
CH 120 Fundamentals of Chemistry (3 credits)
Subtotal 7
Total required credits 60
All students must complete two (2) WI designated classes to fulfill degree requirements.