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
  • Phlebotomy
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Laboratory Assisting
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Histology Technician
  • and other allied health programs throughout the district

We offer face-to-face 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