Applied Technology Allied Health Option - Medical Coding Specialist Emphasis

General Requirements: Total Hours: 62 • Minimum GPA: 2.0
Program Description: This program is for the student to gain concentrated training in areas of the health care field. Students will put their knowledge to use with actual clients during clinical rotations in hospitals, rehabilitation centers and other health-related agencies. Major program requirements are obtained through successful completion of the specified specialized certification and licensure exams provided through the technology center.

General Education Requirements:    18 hours
Area Min. Hours Course Code Course Description
Communications 6 ENGL 1113 English Composition I
    ENGL 1213 English Composition II
Social Science 6 HIST 1483 or HIST 1493 U.S. HIST to 1877 or U.S. HIST 1877-Pres
    POLS    1113 U.S. Government 
Gen Ed Electives 6 Select from: AHS, ART, BISC, BUS, CHEM, CMSC, COM, CJ, ECON, 
    ENGL, SPA, HPER,HUM, MGMT, MATH, PHIL, PSY, SOC, SPCH,ZOOL
     
Program Requirement:   25 hours
Allied Health Technical block credit completed at an ODTCE Technology Center
Medical Coding 24 Medical Coding Specialist block credit is contingent upon successful completion of one of the following certification exams:
AAPC Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Pearson View Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS),
or AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist Physician Based (CCS-P)
     
Support and Related Courses:   18 hour
  3 PSY 1113 or  Elements of Psychology or
    SOC 1113 Intro. Sociology
  3 AHS  1123 Medical Terminology
  3 MATH 1303 or  General Quantitative Reasoning or 
    MATH 1483 or  Functions & Modeling or 
    MATH 1513 College Algebra 
  3 CMSC 1223 Business Application Software
  6 SPCH, BUS, ECON, MRKT, or MGMT  
       
       
Institutional Requirements:   1 hour
Institutional Requirement 1 COL    1111 College Success 

 

Plan of Study

Course Code Course Description Hours
Freshman 1st Semester
ENGL 1113* English Composition I 3
HIST 1483 or HIST 1493* U.S. HIST to 1877 or U.S. HIST 1877-Pres 3
MATH 1303 or MATH 1483 or MATH 1513*** Gen. Quant. Reasoning or Functions and Modeling or College Algebra 3
Selected General Ed Requirement* (choose 1) AHS, ART, BISC, BUS, CHEM, CMSC, COM, CJ, ECON, ENGL, SPA, HPER, HUM, MGMT, MATH, PHIL, PSY, SOC, SPCH, ZOOL 3
COL 1111* College Success 1
Total 13
 
Freshman 2nd Semester
ENGL 1213* English Composition II 3
PSY 1113 or SOC 1113*** Elements of Psychology or Intro to Sociology 3
AHS 1123*** Medical Terminology 3
POLS 1113* U.S. Government 3
CMSC 1223*** Business Applications Software 3
Total 15
 
Sophomore 1st Semester
Selected Elective Requirement*** (choose 2 SPCH, BUS, ECON, MRKT, or MGMT 6
Selected General Ed Requirement* (choose 1) AHS, ART, BISC, BUS, CHEM, CMSC, COM, CJ, ECON, ENGL, SPA, HPER, HUM, MGMT, MATH, PHIL, PSY, SOC, SPCH, ZOOL 3
Total 9
 
Sophomore 2nd Semester
 

Allied Health Block Completed at an ODTCE Technology Center by successful
completion of all certification exams required for the program in this area.

25
Total 25
   
Program Total 62
   
NOTE:  * = General Education Requirement ** = Program Core Requirement and *** = Option Requirement