A - Z | Find Courses | Find Faculty & Staff | Search Site
North Shore Community College
How can I print this page?

You can print or download an official Program of Study Sheet for this program. This can help you track your progress through the program.

Health Care Technician (HCC)
Program Course Descriptions

CMP101 Composition 1
Pre: Placement exam score
Emphasis is on developing skills of writing, reading, analytical thinking, and research. Students are introduced to thought provoking ideas in readings from a variety of disciplines and learn to organize material, analyze ideas, and produce clear writing. Fulfills open and liberal arts electives.
HLS102 Anatomy & Physiology for Allied Health
Pre: Communication and Mathematics Proficiencies
This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the structure and function of the human body. Particular emphasis is placed on the normal structure of the various systems and some of the conditions that affect them. (4 hours of lecture per week)
HLT-ELECTIVE Health Technician Elective
PSY102 Introductory Psychology
Pre: Communications Proficiency
Systematic study of behavior including the development of psychology as a science, the biological basis of behavior, learning and memory, motivation, sensation and perception, personality development, cognitive processes, maturation and development, and adjustment. Fulfills open, liberal arts, social science, and behavioral science electives.
CMP102-150 Compositon 2
or  HLT-ELECTIVE Health Technician Elective
ALH150 The Dynamics of Health Care
Pre: Communications Proficiency
An introduction to the rapidly changing U.S. health care system and its relationship to the individual and society at large. The course will examine how the health care system has responded to and is shaped by economic, legal, and political policy decisions. Moral and ethical issues that are related to health care delivery decisions will be explored. Fulfills open and liberal arts electives. (3 lecture hours per week)
HLT-ELECTIVE Health Technician Elective
LA-ELECTIVE Liberal Arts Elective
PHI120 Medical Ethics
Pre: Communications Proficiency
Recent developments in the bio-medical fields have led to considerable moral perplexity about the rights and duties of patients, health professionals, research subjects, and researchers. This course presents a brief introduction to ethical theory and a set of diverse, carefully selected readings (pro and con) on some of the most contemporary issues in bioethics. Some of these issues that will be analyzed and discussed are the following: abortion and infanticide, the problems of birth defects, euthanasia, psycho-surgery, behavior and genetic control, and the claim to health care. Fulfills open, liberal arts and humanities electives.
North Shore Community College reserves the right to make changes in courses, program requirements, policies, and regulations as circumstances dictate. There is no guarantee that any listed course will be offered in any given semester.
Sign In