Health Sciences

  • Principles of Health Science is a three part course that includes Principles of Health Science, Medical Terminology and Health Science. In these courses, students will learn the structure of medical terminology with an emphasis on root words, prefixes and suffixes, and combining forms as they apply to anatomy and physiology; the different career opportunties in the healthcare industry with an emphasis on past and current healthcare trends; and will apply their skills and knowledge to cover topics including public health, community education, nutrition and health and wellness across life stages. 

    For students interested in continuing their careers in health science, Practicum in Health Science: Clinical Rotation and Practicum in Health Science: Medical Assistant are also available. For more information about DJCC's Health Sciences courses, click here