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Health Care Core

Health Care Core


Students wishing to enroll in any Health Care Program should see a Health Care Advisor in the Advisement Center prior to enrolling in any HCC (Health Care Core) course. The HCC classes are prerequisites to the following programs:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Dental Assisting
  • Health Information Technology
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Coding
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Laboratory Assisting
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Histology Technician
  • and other allied health programs throughout the district

We offer face-to-face, hybrid, and online classes for HCC courses.  Information on how to access all courses on the internet is found in the catalog. In addition, self-help information packets are available for students to pickup in the Enrollment Center, Computer Commons and the Fannin Library.

Health Care Core Classes

HCC130 Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery
HCC145 Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers
HCC145AA Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers I
HCC146 Common Medical Terminology for Health Care Workers

Health Information

The following 3 classes pertain to the Health Information Management programs.

HCC164 Pharmacology for Allied Health
HCC204 Clinical Pathophysiology
HCC208 Health Care Leadership