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December 15, 2015 Kenneth Colangelo

Business Office Technology: Medical Option

Business Office Technology: Medical Option

Prepares students for positions in physicians’ offices and health service agencies. The curriculum provides a knowledge of office administrative procedures, business practices, and liberal arts.

The Business Office Technology: Medical Option degree transfers to Charter Oak State College’s Health Information Management degree program. Local labor data confirms a positive employment outlook for BOT-related occupational groups including Office Administrative Support and Medical Records and Health Information Technicians[1].
[1]Connecticut Department of Labor

Program Coordinator: Candace Carbone

First Semester
Course #TitleCredits
BOT*115 Human Biology (a) 4
BOT*137 Word Processing Applications (a) ‡ 3
may be used instead of BOT*111
prerequisite for this course)
BOT*180 Medical Terminology (a) 3
ENG*101 Composition (a) 3
  Fine Arts Elective 3
(ART*, COM*154, COM*167, DGA*, GRA*, NMC*,MUS*, THR*)
Second Semester
BBG*240 Business Ethics (a) 3
BOT*181 Medical Coding I (a) 3
BOT*215 Word Processing Applications II (a) 3
BOT*287 Foundations/Management Medical Insurance (a) 3
  Mathematics Elective (a) (from any college-level mathematics course) 3-4
Third Semester
BOT*182 Medical Coding II (a) 3
BOT*210 Computerized Office Applications (a) 3
BOT*288 Medical Practice Management Software Applications (a) 3
ENG*106 Writing for Business (a) 3
  Social Science Elective (from ANT*, ECN*, GEO*, POL*, PSY*, SOC*) 3
Fourth Semester
BMG*220 Human Resources Management (a) 3
BOT*219 Integrated Office (a) 3
BOT*291 Electronic Health Records (a) 3
BOT*295 Administrative Practicum (a) 3
Select one of the following courses:
COM*173 Public Speaking (a) or  
ENG*103 Composition II (a) 3

(a) Prerequisite and/or co-requisite required.
‡ NOTE: If a student presents evidence of satisfactory completion of two years of high school study or its equivalent,
or achieves a passing grade on the college administered Course Credit Exam, the student may choose to substitute
an elective. This requires faculty consent. In addition, students may substitute First Year Experience (CSS-101) as the
prerequisite to this course.

The Business Office Technology: Medical Option degree transfers to Charter Oak State College’s Health Information
Management degree program.

Business Office Technology: Medical Option (A.S. Degree) Program Abilities:
Upon successful completion of all courses in the program, students will be able to:
1. understand and apply terminology used in today’s technological business office; and organize, maintain, interpret, and communicate information using computers when appropriate
2. keyboard with speed and accuracy that meets industry standards. Key and format business documents and demonstrate proofreading skills
3. demonstrate and apply knowledge and skill utilizing transcription equipment; records management; mathematical skills in formatting documents; and preparing resumes, applications and follow-up letters
4. research and write a report using the library, the Internet, interviews, and other sources, and present an oral report
5. demonstrate decision-making ability; acquire and utilize information to solve problems; demonstrate computer knowledge; communication skills and business procedures using ability-based projects; and demonstrate responsibility, positive attitude, self-management, honesty, and confidentiality
6. develop a portfolio that showcases talents, promotes self-evaluation, and provides validation for employment or promotion

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