Exploring Medical Health Science Careers

Prerequisite – None
4145 – 1 unit (2-hour block, 1 semester)
4149 – 1 unit (1-hour block, 2 semesters)

This course is designed to develop an understanding of careers in health care-related fields. Students will investigate career options and corresponding educational requirements. Students explore the entire scope of health career opportunities and compare the demands of specific careers to individual personality traits and strengths. Students examine and practice skills related to professional success, including concepts of teamwork, critical thinking and problem-solving, communication, and employability. Advances in the health care industry are also explored. Instruction includes presentations by health care professionals. This course may not be applied to the minimum graduation requirement in science.