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Front Range Community College Catalog 2014-2015

Welcome to Front Range Community College

About FRCC

Becoming a Student

Admission

Registration

Financial Matters

Learning Options

Support Services for Students

Academic Matters

Student Responsibilities & Code of Conduct

Associate Degrees

Instructional Programs

Degrees and Certificates

Accounting - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Accounting - Certificate

Accounting - Enrolled Agent Certificate

Accounting - Intermediate Accounting Certificate

Accounting Transfer

Animal Laboratory Technology - Associate of Applied Science

Basic Laboratory Animal Care - Certificate

Laboratory Animal Care and Management - Certificate

Applied Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Architectural Engineering and Construction Technology

Architectural Engineering and Construction Technology - Certificates

Architectural Drafting Certificate

Automotive Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Automotive Technology - Certificates

Business - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Associate of Arts Degree with Business Designation

Business - Certificates

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design - Certificates

Computer Information Systems - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Computer Information Systems - Certificates

Dental Assisting - Certificate

Early Childhood Education - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Early Childhood Education - Certificates

Early Childhood Education for Transfer - Associate of Arts Degree

Electro-Mechanical and Energy Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Electro-Mechanical and Energy Technology - Certificate

Elementary Education for Transfer - Associate of Arts Degree

Emergency Medical Services - Certificates

Engineering for Transfer - Associate of Science Degree

Associate of Science for Transfer in Engineering

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Natural Resources For Transfer

Forestry, Wildlife and Natural Resources - Certificates

Geographic Information Systems - Certificates

Health Information Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning - Certificates

Holistic Health - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Holistic Health - Certificates

Horticulture and Landscape Technologies - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Horticulture and Landscape Technologies - Certificates

Hospitality and Culinary Arts Management - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Hospitality and Culinary Arts Management - Certificates

Interior Design - Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design

Interior Design - Certificates

Interpreter Preparation - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Management

Marketing

Medical Office Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Medical Office Technology - Certificates

Multimedia Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Multimedia Technology - Certificates

Nursing

Nursing Advanced Placement-Bridge Program (LPN to ADN)

Nursing - Certificate

Paralegal Studies - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Paralegal Studies - Certificate

Pharmacy Technician - Certificate

Phlebotomy - Certificate

Precision Machining Technology - Certificates

Teacher Education

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) - Certificates

Veterinary Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Veterinary Technology - Veterinary Technician Assistant Certificate

Welding Technology - Associate of Applied Science Degree

Welding Technology - Certificates

Course Descriptions

State Guaranteed General Education Transfer Courses

Additional Specialized Courses

AAA - Advancement of Academic Achievement

ACC - Accounting

AEC - Architectural Engineering and Construction Technology

AIR - Air Force ROTC

ALT - Animal Lab Technology

ANT - Anthropology

AQT - Aquaculture

ARA - Arabic

ARM - Army ROTC

ART - Art

ASC - Animal Sciences

ASE - Auto Service Technology

ASL - American Sign Language

AST - Astronomy

AUT - Auto Motorsports Technology

BIO - Biology

BUS - Business

CAD - Computer-Aided Drafting

CCR - College Composition and Reading

CHE - Chemistry

CHI - Chinese

CIS - Computer Information Systems

CNG - Computer Networking

COM - Communication

CON - Construction Technology

CRJ - Criminal Justice

CSC - Computer Science

CUA - Culinary Arts

CWB - Computer Web-Based

DAN - Dance

DEA - Dental Assisting

DPM - Diesel Power Mechanics

ECE - Early Childhood Education

ECO - Economics

EDU - Education

EGG - Engineering

EGT - Engineering Graphics Technology

ELT - Electronics

EMS - Emergency Medical Services

ENG - English

ENP - Entrepreneurship

ENV - Environmental Sciences

ENY - Energy

ESL - English as a Second Language

ETH - Ethnic Studies

FIN - Finance

FLD - Floral Design

FRE - French

FSW - Fire Science Wildland

GEO - Geography

GER - German

GEY - Geology

GIS - Geographic Information Systems

HHP - Holistic Health Professional

HIS - History

HIT - Health Information Technology

HLT - Horticulture and Landscape Technologies

HOS - Hospitality/Culinary Arts Management

HPE - Human Performance & Exercise

HPR - Health Professional

HUM - Humanities

HVA - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

HWE - Health Wellness Education

IND - Interior Design

IPP - Interpreter Preparation

ITA - Italian

JOU - Journalism

JPN - Japanese

Legal Assistant

LIT - Literature

MAC - Machining Technology

MAN - Management

MAR - Marketing

MAT - Mathematics

MET - Meteorology

MGD - Multimedia Graphic Design

MOT - Medical Office Technology

MST - Massage Therapy

MTE - Manufacturing Technology

MUS - Music

NRE - Natural Resources

NUA - Nurse Aide

NUR - Nursing

OSH - Occupational Safety Technician

OUT - Outdoor Studies

PAR - Paralegal

PED - Physical Education

PHI - Philosophy

PHO - Photography

PHT - Pharmacy Technician

PHY - Physics

POS - Political Science

PPT - Powerplant Technology

PSY - Psychology

REA - Reading

REC - Recreation

RUS - Russian

SCI - Science

SOC - Sociology

SPA - Spanish

SPE - Speech

SVT - Sport Vehicle Technology

TEL - Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)

THE - Theatre Arts

VET - Veterinary Technology

WEL - Welding Technology

WST - Women's Studies

Course Changes

Faculty and Staff

Legal Notices

Index

Academic Catalog

Medical Administrative Assisting

Code: F_AAS_MOAT_05 Campus: Boulder County

This area of concentration is designed to prepare individuals to work in an administrative/secretarial role in a health care facility. Skills are developed in computer applications, written communication, medical office procedures, financial management, insurance billing, International Classification of Diseases - 9th Edition (ICD-9), and Physicians Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding, and transcribing medical reports. In addition, students learn basic human anatomy, physiology, and disease conditions.

Required Courses

Credits

CIS 118 Intro to PC Applications

3

HPR 106 Law and Ethics for Health Professions

2

HPR 208 Advanced Medical Terminology OR HPR 178 for 2 credits OR HPR 178 for 1 credit and HPR 285 Independent Case Studies for 1 credit

2

HPR 137 Human Diseases

4

MOT 110 Medical Office Administration

4

MOT 120 Medical Office Financial Management

3

MOT 130 Insurance, Billing and Coding

3

MOT 132 Medical Transcription I

4

MOT 136 Introduction to Clinical Skills

2

MOT 181 Administrative Internship or MOT 181 for 2 credits and 1 credit from MOT 180-184

3

Total Required Credits

30

Required General Education Courses

Credits

BIO 106 Basic Anatomy and Physiology

4

(or BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I - 4 credits and

BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II - 4 credits)

ENG 121 English Composition I

3

MAT 107 Career Mathematics (or higher MAT course)

3

PSY 101 General Psychology I

3

(or PSY 235 Human Growth and Development - 3 credits)

Arts & Humanities Elective (Spanish recommended)*

3

Total Required General Education Credits

16

Electives*

15 additional credits of electives must be selected from the Approved General Education Electives List for an A.A.S. Degree or from the following additional list: ACC 121 Accounting Principles I (4 credit hours), ACC 122 Accounting Principles II (4 credit hours), BUS 115 Introduction to Business (3 credit hours), BUS 216 Legal Environment of Business (3 credit hours), BUS 217 Business Communications and Report Writing (3 credit hours), BUS 226 Business Statistics (3 credit hours), or CIS 115 Intro to Computer Information Systems.

15

Total Required Credits for AAS Degree

61

Note: * Electives must be selected from the Approved Electives Lists for the AAS degree or from the list of additional courses.

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