Medical Assisting - AAS
(60-66 total credit hours)
Note: The Medical Assisting Program requires a criminal background check and drug screen with the approved vendor, annual physical examination, proof of vaccinations/titers (Hep B, Tdap, MMR, Varicella, Covid-19, Seasonal Flu), and annual tuberculosis screening. More information will be discussed with the Program Coordinator at the required time for completion.
|AHS 115 Medical Terminology||3||All|
|BIO 135 Basic Anatomy & Physiology with Laboratory (or BIO 137 and BIO 139)||4||All|
|CPR 100 CPR for Healthcare Professionals||1||All|
|MAI 105 Introduction to Medical Assisting||3||Fall|
|MAI 162 Medical Assisting Clinical & Laboratory Procedures I||6||Fall|
|MAI 155 Administrative Procedures for the Medical Assistant||4||Spring|
|MAI 200 Pathophysiology for the Medical Assistant||3||Spring|
|MAI 262 Medical Assisting Clinical & Laboratory Procedures II||6||Spring|
|MAI 265 Applied Pharmacology for the Medical Assistant||4||Spring|
|ENG 101 Writing I||3||All|
|MAI 281 Medical Assisting Practicum||1||Summer/Fall|
|MAI 284 Medical Assisting Externship||3||Summer/Fall|
|MAI 289 Medical Assisting Assessment Preparation||2||Summer/Fall|
|Digital Literacy - CIT 105 Introduction to Computers or OST 105 Introduction to Office Systems (or Competency demonstrated by exam)||3||All|
|Heritage/Humanities General Education course (rec. PHI 110 Medical Ethics)||3||All|
|MAT 151 Intro to Applied Statistics (or other AAS Quantitative Reasoning course)||3||All|
|PSY 110 General Psychology||3||All|
|Approved Technical Electives (see list below, must discuss with Program Coordinator for approval)||7||Varies|
|BAS 288 Personal & Organizational Leadership||3||All|
|NFS 101 Human Nutrition & Wellness (Online Only through KCTCS)||3||Varies|
|PHB 100 Phlebotomy||6||Fall/Spring|
|PHB 155 Phlebotomy Clinical||2||Fall/Spring|
|Program Coordinator Consent||TBD||TBD|
- Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade C or greater in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
- At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.
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KCTCS Catalog - Medical Assisting Phlebotomy - AAS