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Medical Office Management Course Descriptions

ACC 113 Principles of Financial Accounting

Prerequisites: Eligibility for MAT 136 and ENG 101 or ESL 152

3 credits

Financial accounting theory and practice are oriented towards the corporate form of business organization. Accounting and business transactions are analyzed, recorded and summarized for the preparation of general purpose financial statements. Students not only learn the accounting process but also the use of accounting information as a basis for decision making and gain an understanding of accounting as the language of business.


BBG 101 Introduction to Business

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 084

3 credits

As a platform for other business courses, this introductory course places business in perspective by surveying it in a contemporary manner and by offering students a solid foundation in the various disciplines of business. It provides a conceptual understanding of our capitalistic society, accounting management, human resources, marketing, finance and controls.


BBG 231 Business Law I

3 credits

Knowledge and an understanding of fundamental legal principles and their applications to business transactions and to individual rights and obligations are provided. The laws of contracts and agency are examined as the basic laws applying to business activities. Emphasis is spent on business ethics as defined by government regulations and business torts, and crimes are examined.


BMG 202 Principles of Management

Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG 084

3 credits

Focusing on management theory and science and how they apply to managerial practices, this course provides a comprehensive review of the management decision-making process and how it centers around the various functions of management. Case analyses help students to understand how to consider using different approaches to solve management issues.


BMG 220 Human Resources Management

Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG 101

3 credits

In this analysis of the human factor in business, students examine methods of identifying, selecting, training and maintaining a force of employees; methods of payment and motivations; methods of promoting the welfare and safety of employees, and methods of maintaining harmonious working relations.


HIM 155 Fundamentals of Clinical Informatics and Electronic Medical Records

Prerequisites: MED 125 and CSA 105 or BBG 114

3 credits

This course is meant to give the participant an inside look at Clinical Informatics related to systems and processes for collecting and maintaining patient health information.   This course offers consumers interested in the obtaining knowledge of health information systems and records an introduction to the use of basic electronic medical record systems. This course includes an overview of Health Information Systems, terminology, data management, and regulatory concepts.  Hands on learning will occur in the laboratory setting using systems designed for both ambulatory and acute care settings.  The course is intended to inform the general public and/or offer a broad overview to health workers or information technology specialists who are interested in this field.


PHL 112 Medical Ethics

Prerequisites: ENG 101; PHL 111 recommended

3 credits.

This course explores, through lecture and Socratic dialogue, the philosophical and moral dimensions or current and future healthcare issues. It seeks to clarify the basic assumptions and practical implications involved in the study of medical ethics. Topics will include the practitioner-patient relationship, abortion, confidentiality, treatment and informed consent, experimentation and use of human subjects, withdrawal of lifesaving treatment as well as the allocation of scarce resources.