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ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY AND MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (BIOLOGY 103 AND 200)
This two-semester, six-credit science course sequence aligns with Biology 103 “General Biology” and Biology 200 “Medical Terminology.”
BIO 103: Students will learn basic human anatomy and physiology, including a survey of all major bodily systems.
BIO 200: Students will learn the basic structure of medical works including prefixes, suffixes, roots and combining forms. Correct spelling, pronunciation, and meaning of terms are stressed.
This course is designed for non-science college majors.
GENERAL BIOLOGY (BIOLOGY 101 AND 102)
This two-semester, eight-credit science course aligns with Biology 101 “General Biology” and Biology 102 “General Biology.” These survey courses are intended for non-science college majors.
This course is an introduction to general biology. Students will learn about a variety of biology concepts including genetics, DNA, understanding rhythms and biological clocks and more. These courses include an emphasis on scientific literacy and writing.
The goal of this course is for students to learn how to think and communicate like a scientist.
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS, MACROECONOMICS (ECONOMICS 202)
This one-semester, three-credit social science course aligns with Economics 202 “Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics.” This course is an introduction to economics problems. Students are introduced to the theory and tools used to evaluate the aggregate economic activity of consumers, producers, and the government.
Topics of study include gross domestic product, unemployment, monetary policy, fiscal policy, macro equilibrium, inflation, supply and demand and more.
COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY (MATH 111 AND 112)
This two-semester, eight-credit math course sequences features a fall Math 111 “College Algebra” course followed by the spring semester Math 112 “Trigonometry.” Over the two courses students will look at a variety of functions and their applications by applying global themes such as algebraic manipulation and graphing.
In the fall, students will study functions including graphs, operations and inverses across a variety of function families including polynomials, rational, exponential, logarithmic functions and their applications. By spring, students will be ready to study trigonometric functions and their applications including such topics as graphs, identifies, trigonometric equations, vectors and complex numbers.
The goal is for students to learn how to analyze functions and how to apply them building a solid foundation for future math courses.
ENGLISH COMPOSITION/ SENIOR ENGLISH (WRITING 121)
This one-semester, four-credit writing course aligns with Writing 121, “English Composition”. This course focuses on academic writing as a means of inquiry.
In this course students will use critical reading, discussion, and the writing process to explore ideas, develop cultural awareness, and formulate positions. This course emphasizes the development of a variety of strategies to present evidence to support a thesis. Students will use formal citations, write with awareness to their audience, and understand purpose, genre, and academic discourse within the academic community. Students will compose in two or more genres.
Students develop a final portfolio to demonstrate their ability to meet the outcomes of this course. The portfolio consists of five required elements: claim-based essay; writing in different genres; the annotated bibliography; process reflection; and the transfer of writing knowledge. The final portfolio is scored on a rubric to determine if students are eligible for college credit.