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Orthopedic Requirements


Examples of some San Diego county courses that meet the prerequisite for Grossmont College Health Professions Orthopedic Technology program:

  • Grossmont College - Biology 140 - Anatomy

  • Cuyamaca College - Biology 144 - Anatomy & Physiology I

  • Imperial Valley Community College - BIOL 200- Human Anatomy & Physiology I or BIOL 204- Human Anatomy

  • Mira Costa College - Biology 210- Human Anatomy

  • Palomar College - Zoology 200-Anatomy

  • San Diego State University - Biology 212- Human Anatomy

  • San Diego City College - Biology 230-Human Anatomy

  • Mesa College - Biology 230- Human Anatomy

  • Miramar College - Biology 230- Human Anatomy

  • Southwestern College - Biology 260- Human Anatomy

UCSD Extension Course number X480 is acceptable (without a lab) if the student also has a Bachelors Degree in Biology from an accredited college/university.

All of the above science courses must have a lab.

Some colleges have course prerequisites that must be met prior to entry into their anatomy or anatomy/physiology combo courses. Check with the respective college.

We trust that the above information will be of assistance to you in meeting your career objective of becoming an Orthopedic Technician in this well respected program. Please call us at 619/644-7448 or email Sarah Aldous for assistance.


Last Updated: 05/12/2017
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