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Administrative Business Technology - Medical (A.A.S.)–The medical curriculum offers students the opportunity to acquire skills necessary to seek employment in doctors' offices, hospitals, research institutions, insurance and pharmaceutical companies, and other health facilities. Students take courses in medical terminology, medical transcription, medical coding, medical billing, and medical office procedures. During the final semester, all students participate in a medical internship program.

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Administrative Business Technology - Medical
A.A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5005

Total Credits: 63

First Semester Credits
ABT 102 College Keyboarding(1) 3
ABT 109 Word Processing Applications I 3
ABT 245 Administrative Management 3
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (2)
3
HIT 151 Medical Terminology 3
Total Semester Credits 15
   
Second Semester Credits
ABT 110 Word Processing Applications II 3
ABT 244 Business Writing 4
English Elective (3) 3
HIT 156 Medical Coding CPT 3
Social Science Elective (4) 3
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Third Semester Credits
ABT 119 Word Processing Applications III 3
ABT 152 Medical Transcription 3
ABT 254 Medical Workshop 3
HIT 157 Medical Coding ICD 3
Lab Science Elective (5) 4
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Fourth Semester Credits
ABT 205 Administrative Business Technology Internship 3
Administrative Business Technology Elective (6) 3
HED Health Elective or
PED Physical Education Elective
2
Humanities Elective (7) 3
Mathematics Elective (8) 3
Social Science Elective (4) 3
Total Semester Credits 17

1. Students are expected to type a minimum of 30 wpm before entering ABT 102 (College Keyboarding). Students who do not meet this requirement are invited to take ABT 100 (Fundamentals of Keyboarding) prior to entering the program.

2. Depending on placement.

3. Choose from:
   - COM 101 Interpersonal Communications,
   - ENG 102 Composition II,
   - ENG 105 Grammar: Structure and Strategy or
   - ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II.

4. SUNY GER Social Sciences.

5. Choose from:
   - AHS 131 Anatomy and Physiology I,
   - AHS 225 Medical Concepts and Techniques, or
    - BIO 101 General Biology I.

6. Choose from:
   - ABT 120 Office Technology Desktop Publishing,
   - ABT 127 Legal Office Procedures I,
   - ABT 230 Web Page Formatting, or
   - HIT 158 Reimbursement Methodologies.

7. SUNY GER Humanities.

8. SUNY GER Mathematics.