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Administrative Business Technology – Medical (A.A.S.)
The medical curriculum offers students the opportunity to acquire the skills necessary to seek employment in doctors' offices, hospitals, research institutions, insurance and pharmaceutical companies, and other healthcare 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. Students intern at local hospitals, medical offices, and urgent care centers.

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ABT - Medical
A.A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5005

Total Credits: 64

First Semester Credits
ABT 102 College Keyboarding (1) 3
ABT 245 Administrative Management 3
ABT 254 Medical Workshop 3
HIT 151 Medical Terminology 3
Lab Science Elective (2) 4
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Second Semester Credits
ABT 109 Word Processing Applications 3
Administrative Business Technology Elective (3) 3
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (4)
3
HIT 156 Medical Coding CPT 3
History Elective (5) 3
Total Semester Credits 15
   
Third Semester Credits
ABT 105 Administrative Business Technology Workshop 3
ABT 110 Integrated Software I 3
ABT 244 Business Writing 4
English Elective (6) 3
HIT 170 ICD-10-CM Diagnostic Coding 3
Total Semester Credits 16
   
Fourth Semester Credits
ABT 205 Administrative Business Technology Internship 3
Administrative Business Technology Elective  (3) 3
HED Health Elective or
PED Physical Education Elective
2
Humanities Elective (7) 3
Mathematics Elective (8) 3
Social Science Elective (9) 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. Contact the ABT/HIT Department for placement information.
  2. Choose from:
    • AHS 131 Anatomy and Physiology I or
    • BIO 101 Introduction to College Biology I.
  3. Choose from:
    • ABT 127 Legal Office Procedures I, or
    • ABT 129 Medical Malpractice Office Procedures, or
    • ABT 253 Medical Scribe, or
    • HIT 158 Reimbursement Methodologies, or
    • HIT 160 Introduction to Healthcare Data Analytics, or
    • HIT 161 Excel and Data Management for Healthcare Data Analytics, or
    • HIT 162 Advance Excel and Data Management for Healthcare Data Analytics, or
    • HIT 166 Healthcare Report Writing and Data Visualization, or
    • HIT 264 Applied Healthcare Data Analytics.
  4. Depending on placement
  5. SUNY GER American History, Other World Civilization, or Western Civilization
  6. Choose from:
    • COM 101 Interpersonal Communications, or
    • ENG 102 Composition II, or
    • ENG 103 Writing in the Sciences, or
    • ENG 105 Grammar: Structure and Strategy, or
    • ENG 109 The Art of Analysis / Honors English II.
  7. SUNY GER Humanities, Foreign Language, or The Arts
  8. SUNY GER Mathematics
  9. SUNY GER Social Sciences