Health Science Technology

  • Anatomy & Physiology PreAP (Year Long-First Year)

    The Anatomy and Physiology course is designed for students to conduct laboratory and field investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving. Students in Anatomy and Physiology will study a variety of topics, including the structure and function of the human body and the interaction of body systems for maintaining homeostasis.

    Medical Terminology (Year Long-First Year)

    The Medical Terminology course is designed to introduce students to the structure of medical terms, including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, singular and plural forms, and medical abbreviations. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology.

    Principles of Health Science Technology (Spring Semester-First Year)

    The Principles of Health Science course is designed to provide an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems of the health care industry.

    Health Science Theory (Fall Semester-First Year)

    The Health Science Theory course is designed to provide for the development of advanced knowledge and skills related to a wide variety of health careers. Students will employ hands-on experiences for continued knowledge and skill development.

    Dual Credit or Articulated Credit with EPCC

    This course offers an opportunity for Dual Credit or Articulated Credit in-conjunction with El Paso Community College (EPCC).

    • Essentials of Medical Terminology [HPRS 1206]
    • Essentials Medical Law & Ethics [HPRS 1205]
    • Special Topics in Health Professions & Related Sciences [HPRS 1191]
    • Wellness & Health Promotion [HPRS 1202]

    Articulated courses allow a non-Dual Credit student who earns an '85' or better to claim credit once they enroll at EPCC and file their degree plan in that specific field.

    Senior Year Options:

    • Certified Medical Assistant
    • Certified Nursing Assistant
    • Dental Assistant
    • Patient Care Technician
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Sports Medicine

    For more information, please see your CTE Counselor.