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The division of Health Sciences and Athletics offers a wide array of academic and student service programs in an effort to serve the students' staff and community of the college.  Comprised within the division are successful programs such as Kinesiology, Athletics, Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care, Special Resource Center, and Student Health Center.

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The El Camino College Warrior athletic program is alive and well by offering student athletes availability in twenty-one intercollegiate sports. An aspiring male or female student-athlete will have the opportunity to participate inour well rounded as they work towards transfer.  Our programs are also given the support to succeed on campus with excellent full time counseling, sports medicine, injury prevention, strength and condtioning programs as well as education plans done upon their first participation to help them direct their studies.  This well rounded program offers all that a gifted student could ask for. Scholarship, Skill and Decorum are the foundation of our program. 

Kinesiology/Physical Education

The department  provides extensive offerings to educate students through the acquisition of skill and knowledge. Instructors strive to empower the student towards successful transfer and lifelong wellness/fitness as a foundation for a healthy, productive and fullfilling life.  Programs within the department are Adapted Physical Education, Athletics (21 programs), Lifelong Wellness/Fitness, Recreation and Theory.  Theory courses such as exercise science, athletic training, fitness specialist, health education, recreation and first aid/CPR.  Lifetime Wellness courses such as boxing, yoga, cardiovascular fitness, team sports, aquatics, and senior fitness.




This program will prepare you for entry into the health care field as a registered nurse. The Nursing Program also offers advanced placement opportunities for LVN/LPNs and transfer students. The ECC Associate Degree in Nursing provides students with skills needed to enter the nursing profession and the ability to assess unique patients of any age in terms of their basic human needs and structural variables. Degree competence will be assessed regularly by evaluations of expected learning outcomes in the clinical setting as well as course examinations. Emphasis is placed on the use of critical thinking and creative problem-solving in the clinical setting. The nursing major prepares graduates to manage and provide skilled nursing care to individuals in a variety of health care settings as entry-level registered nurses. Upon successful completion of the nursing program, the graduate is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examinations for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Respiratory Care

To provide the El Camino College community with competent caring entry and advanced-level Respiratory Care graduates via a curriculum that utilizes the most effective technology to deliver instruction, certify competence, improve course access, and increase student success.

Radiologic Technology

This course provides a basic introduction to Radiologic Technology as a profession and the foundation skills necessary to prepare students who are planning to enter the A.S. Degree Program. Course subject material includes: Careers in Radiologic Technology and Advanced Modalities, Film/Screen and Digital Imaging Principles, Radiation Protection, Radiographic Quality, Radiation Exposure and Safety, Patient Care, Medical Malpractice, Professional Ethics, and Introduction to Radiographic Examinations. 



In 1972, El Camino College established a special program to assist students with disabilities in their pursuit of a post-secondary education. The purpose of this program is to assist students with disabilities to perform on an equal basis with non-disabled students in an integrated campus setting.  In the first year, this program served a total of 65 students. Today, well over 1500 students are currently receiving services.



Throughout the fall and spring semester the staff of the health center is there to assist our students in their pursuit of lifelong health.  To provide student services such as physician evaluation, chiropractic care, psychological care, STD and HIV testing as well as other services to benefit the college.



Division Office of Health Sciences and Athletics

Division Office Hours: 7:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Located in ART B 101
(310) 660-3545

Rory Natividad
Division Dean

Linda Olsen
Administrative Assistant

Julie Meredith
Senior Clerical



 Last Published 11/13/13