SCI 301

Medical Terminology

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 As needed Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: SCI 260

Exploration of the basic elements, meaning and pronunciation of specific medical terms, through an in-depth analysis of root words (Latin and Greek), combining forms, prefixes, suffixes and abbreviations, as well as its clinical applications. Students learn medical terminology by way of content organized by body system, through a unique combination of anatomy and physiology, word building principles, spelling and pronunciation. Clinical applications and pathologies are introduced at the beginning of the semester and covered in detail in conjunction with the various systems and related terminology. The course is designed for science and health care students/professionals who want to learn medical terminology and are pursuing a career in the field of health care or pharmaceutical industries.