Program Learning Outcomes: The student will learn specialized medical (orthodontics/dentistry), terminologies needed to complete appropriate forms in preparing, maintaining/filing, and charting medical records including insurance claims and using the Internet. This certificate program is designed for students who are preparing for a position in the office of dentists, dental clinics, oral surgeons’ offices, orthodontist offices, and allied facilities.
This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.
|PREREQUISITE COURSES||REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE||UNITS|
|CABOT 103 or equivalent||CABOT 102||English for Business||4|
|Eligibility for ESL 133 or ENGL 189||CABOT 103||Business Vocabulary Development||3|
|CABOT 104||Filing Methods and Systems||1|
|CABOT 200||Introduction to Computer Keyboarding||1|
|Completion of 12 units with a 2.5 GPA or better and concurrent enrollment in 3 additional units
Enrollment in 7 units including CO ED 102, and employment related to major
|CABOT 050* or
CO ED 102*
Occupational Work Experience
|CS/IS 191||Internet Orientation||1|
Dental Front Office/Dental Billing and Coding
||CABOT 105 or
CABOT 260 or
|Introduction to Office Correspondence
Beginning Microsoft Office Applications
|TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED||18|
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET. SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
GCC Catalog 2014-2015
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