This program is being discontinued at the end of spring semester 2012. Georgia Piedmont Technical College no longer offers a program in medical assisting.
Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) and Georgia Piedmont Technical College (formerly DeKalb Technical College) offer a joint program for students seeking the Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting. Students must meet the admission requirements for both Georgia Perimeter College and Georgia Piedmont Technical College. Separate applications must be filed at each institution. Students should refer to the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Catalog and the Admission Section of the GPC Catalog for specific admission criteria and for program information and course descriptions.
Students enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science degree program offered jointly by GPC and Georgia Piedmont Technical College must receive credit for all required technical courses through Georgia Piedmont Technical College and must receive credit for the following college course requirements through GPC.
|Select elective from Core I Area C||3 hours|
|COMM 1201*||Public Speaking||3 hours|
|ENGL 1101*||English Composition I||3 hours|
United States History I
United States History II
|MATH 1001 (a)||Quantitative Skills and Reasoning (b)||3 hours|
|PHED ____||Physical Education Electives||1-3 hours|
|PHED 1101||Choices for Life||1 hour|
|POLS 1101*||American Government||3 hours|
*Or honors version
(a) MATH 1101, MATH 1111, MATH 1113, or MATH 2431 may be substituted for MATH 1001.
Effective Fall 2011