Complete three of the following classes*
ENGL 1301 English Composition I
ENGL 1302 English Composition II
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communications
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing
*Or choose other equivalent courses in Communications
In-depth study and applications of polynomial, rational, radical, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations using matrices. Additional topics such as sequences, series, probability, and conics may be included.
This lecture and lab course should combine all of the elements of BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology I (lecture) and BIOL 2101 Anatomy and Physiology I (lab), including the learning outcomes listed for both courses.
This lecture and lab course should combine all of the elements of BIOL 2302 Anatomy and Physiology II (lecture) and BIOL 2102 Anatomy and Physiology II (lab), including the learning outcomes listed for both courses.
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Complete three of the following classes*
PSYC 2301 3 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 2314 3 Growth and Human Development
ANTH 2351 3 Cultural Anthropology
HIST 1301 3 American History I
HIST 1302 3 American History II
*Or choose other equivalent courses in Social & Behavioral Sciences
Complete one of the following classes*
ENGL 2326 3 American Literature
MUSI 1306 3 Music Appreciation
*Or choose other equivalent courses in Humanities
Health Science Specialization
This course provides students with the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of the language used by health care workers. Students will learn how to identify medical terminology as it relates to the body systems and as it is used in the medical environment. Special emphasis will be given to word origin and structure through the introduction of prefixes, suffixes, root words, plurals, abbreviations and symbols, surgical procedures, medical specialties, and diagnostic procedures.
Overview of computer information systems. Introduces computer hardware, software, procedures, systems, and human resources and explores their integration and application in business and other segments in society. The fundamentals of computer problem solving and programming in a higher level programming language may be discussed and applied.
This course will provide students with a framework to understand the introductory structure and dynamics of Management. In addition, this hands-on class intends to provide students a deep understanding and practical skills to manage an organization in a globalized business environment heavily influenced by digital, interactive, viral, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Social Media, and High Tech-Innovation Knowledge environments.
Introduces students to the discipline of public health. It will cover a variety of disciplines to the basic tenets of public health. The course will provide a history of public health, an introduction to the five core disciplines (Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Social and Behavioral Health, and Health Policy & Management). The course will also cover the role of public health in a global society.
Emphasis is placed on relating course content to lifestyle to foster a better understanding of the major health issues of today. Current issues include, but are not limited to: emotional health, chemical use and abuse, human sexuality, major diseases, physical fitness, nutrition, aging, death and dying.
This course will provide an overview of the lifestyle necessary for fitness and health. Students will participate in physical activities and assess their fitness status. Students will be introduced to proper nutrition, weight management, cardiovascular health, flexibility, and strength training.
This introductory course takes a policy and politics angle to health care’s three persistent issues ‐ access, cost, and quality. The roles of patients, physicians, hospitals, insurers, and pharmaceutical companies will be established. The interaction between the government and these different groups will also be covered. Current national health care policy initiatives and the interests of class members will steer the specific topics covered in the course. The course aims to provide skills for critical and analytical thought
about the U.S. health care system and the people in it.
This course will provide students with the opportunity to develop a working knowledge and understand the basics of analysis methods commonly used in medical research, in order to understand published research and to participate in more specialized courses. Students will learn to use and interpret basic statistical methods, with reference to cohort studies, case-control studies, and randomized controlled trials.
This course introduces students to various aspects of the health care field. Students will explore a variety of health‐related disciplines, create an academic and career plan for their chosen profession, and develop a health care e‐portfolio. Students will study health implications for several cultural groups, including belief systems, communication styles and the role of the family. Professional behavior and essential qualities for health care professionals will also be addressed.
The purpose of this course is to help prepare health professionals as leaders in the field of disease prevention and health promotion. Students will learn the value of and barriers to disease prevention and health promotion, how to identify and use federal public health data sets, factors that influence personal health decisions, preventive interventions directed at individuals (clinical settings) and populations (community settings), strategies for using population health principles to integrate disease
prevention and health promotion into routine clinical and public health practice, and the organization of federal agencies that fund disease prevention and health promotion activities.