Medical Office Information Systems

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Medical Office Information Systems

Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences

Medical Office Information Systems prepares the student with the skills for an entry-level medical office assistant position. The student will be trained to understand and use medical terminology, to transcribe medical dictation, to work with appointment schedules, and to understand the role as a medical office assistant.

Courses by Placement/Transfer

The following courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation.  Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore.  Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

ENG 051 or

ENG 098

Introduction to College Writing or

Writing Essentials

4/4

3/3

ENG 052

Introduction to College Reading

4/4

MTH 051

MTH 120

Pre Algebra and/or

Introduction to Algebra

4/4

FYS 101

First-Year Seminar

2/2

Program of Study

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

Pre/Corequisites

Semester 1

CIS 110

Introduction to Computer Concepts

3/4

ANP 118

Introduction to the Human Body

4/5

ALH 104

Medical Terminology

3/3

ALH 118

First Aid-Respond to Emergencies

2/2

May be waived with valid CPR and First Aid Card

ENG 111

English Composition I

3/3

ENG 051 or ENG 098 &
ENG 052 or Placement

OIS 151  

Information Keyboarding I

3/4

May be waived

Total

18/21

Semester 2

ACC 121

Principles of Accounting I

4/5

OIS 120

Introduction to Medical Records & Scheduling

4/5

BUS 101

Business Math

3/3

ENG 112 or

ENG 257

English Composition II

Professional Writing

3/3

ENG 111

CIS 160

Desktop Applications

3/4

Total

17/20

Semester 3

CIS 165

Advanced Desktop Applications

3/4

CIS 160

OIS 106

Medical Coding

4/5

ALH 104

BUS 100

Introduction to Business

3/3

OIS 115

Security/Professional Issues in the Office

3/3

Humanities

Elective

Select one from categories A, B, or C

3/3

Total

16/18

Semester 4

OIS 206

Advanced Medical Coding

4/5

OIS 106

ACC 231

Computerized Accounting

3/4

ACC 121 or CIS 110 or CIS 160

OIS 257

Administrative Assistant Procedures

4/4

OIS 151 and CIS 160

OIS 299

OIS Internship (Recommended)

3/3

Approved Application

POL 151

American National Government

3/3

MGT 201

Principles of Management

3/3

BUS 100

Total

20/22

Degree Total

71/81

 

Microsoft Office Specialist


What You'll Earn - Industry Certification:

This program incorporates a recognized industry certification as part of your degree program. You will study for and complete two seperate Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exams (included in the cost of tuition).

* courses that include MOS certification components


For this program, students should be able to demonstrate a touch keyboarding rate of at least 45 words per minute.  Students limited in these skills should complete OIS 151 before enrolling in the first semester of the program.


Students are responsible for all prerequisites and/or co-requisites. See course descriptions.

This program is intended to prepare students for employment, and therefore has not been designed to transfer to senior institutions. Some of the courses, however, may be transferable. For clarification, see a WSCC advisor.

In order to receive a degree in this program, students must take the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute’s Job Ready Occupational Competency Test.