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NCCC 033: Medical Terminology

Course Description

Students have the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of medical terminology and how word parts are combined to form most medical terms. Root words, prefixes, and suffixes and their meanings are covered along with the use of "combining vowels." Vocabulary building, pronunciation, and spelling are emphasized. Stenographic machine writing and voice writing options are discussed.

Units: 0

  • Non-Credit
  • Not transferable

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Satisfactory Progress
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 0
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 50 – 54

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Not transferable
Last Updated 7/19/23