Office Information Systems

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Office Information Systems

One-Year Certificate

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 prerequisite 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

ENG 052

Introduction to College Reading

4/4

MTH 051

Pre Algebra

4/4

FYS 101

First-Year Seminar

2/2

Program of Study

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

Pre/Corequisites

Semester 1

CIS 160

Desktop Applications

3/4

BUS 100

Introduction to Business

3/3

CIS 111

Computerized Publishing

1/2

CIS 160

OIS 115

Security/Professional Issues Office

3/3

CIT 220

Web Page Development & Management

3/3

MGT 201

Principles of Management

3/3

Pre/Corequisite

BUS 100

Total

 

16/18

 

Semester 2

SPE 110

Interpersonal Communications

3/3

CIS 165

Advanced Desktop Applications

3/5

CIS 160

ENG 111

English Comp I

3/3

ENG 051 or ENG 098 &
ENG 052 or Placement

OIS 151

Information Keyboarding I

3/4

May be waived

OIS 257

Administrative Assistant Procedures

4/4

OIS 151 & CIS 160

Total

 

16/19

Cert Total

 

32/37


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).


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

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

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.

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