Office Administration/Health Service - Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum Code: 635

Program Information
This program prepares students to become integral parts of the administrative support team found in today’s complex medical and dental office environments. This program provides students with a strong background in general and business education, computer hardware and software operations, and integrating technology with the multiple tasks of an office environment. Courses in this program concentrate on interpersonal skills, working as a member of a team, communications skills, decision- making, effectively managing priorities and managing administrative tasks.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating but those who change their plans find that most of their CCC credits transfer to four-year colleges. Students are encouraged to visit the NJ transfer website: www.njtransfer.org for transfer course equivalencies. The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Describe the practices associated with legal office administration practices. •Discuss the components of technology and the multiple tasks associated with a legal office environment. •Describe the fundamental concepts and principles of Health Service Administration.


Employment Opportunities:
Entry-level management position in medical or dental practice

Program Requirements (42)
Credits
AC
103
Accounting Principles I
4
BU
106
Introduction to Management
3
BU
109
Business Law I
3
BU
212
Human Resource Management
3
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EN
204
Business Communication
3
HS
103
Medical Terminology
2
OA
109
Medical Office Practice
3
OA
110
Introduction to Health Information Mgmt
3
OA
111
Health Records in Alternative Settings
3
OA
212
Medical Coding
3
OA
217
Medical Office Accounting
3
OA
219
Administrative Office Management
3
OA
222
Medical Office Internship or
OA
299
Office Administration Seminar
3

General Education Requirements (21-22)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3
Mathematics or
Science Elective
3-4
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers
3
Social Science Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3

Total Credits: (63-64)