Medical Terminology

BIO 1050 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description A command of medical terminology is fundamental for anyone who aspires to work in the healthcare field. Throughout this course, students have an opportunity to explore the language of medicine, learning about the importance of word structure in medical fields. Examines the fundamentals of word analysis and construction, including root words, prefixes, and suffixes, all in the context of the anatomy and physiology of human body systems and healthcare systems. Seeks to provide the fundamentals of science and medicine through reading, writing, listening, and speaking exercises focusing on technical terms used in medical terminology.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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