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Course Descriptions - Non-Degree Seeking

Codes:

T = Theory, C  = Clinical, L = Laboratory
F = Fall, SP = Spring, SU = Summer

CHEM 114

3T, 1L

4 Credits

F, SP, SU

Chemistry 114

Introduction to the general principles of inorganic chemistry.  Emphasis is placed on matter and energy, atomic and molecular structure, bonding, reactions and stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions and colloids, acids/bases, salts, and nuclear chemistry.

Prerequisite:  One year of secondary school algebra or college level equivalent

 

CHEM 115

3T, 1L

4 Credits

F, SP, SU

Chemistry

Introduction to the general principles of organic and biochemistry.  This course is based on carbon compounds, structure, identification, and reactions.  Emphasis is placed on natural products, structure, properties, synthesis, function, and metabolism in the body.

Prerequisite:  One year of secondary school algebra or college level equivalent

STATS 320

3T

3 Credits

SP, SU

Statistics 320

An introductory course in statistics designed for the nursing student and medical field practitioner.  The course uses examples and application relevant to the health sciences.  Topics include descriptive statistics, frequency distributions, measures of central tendency, variability, correlation and regression, hypothesis testing, and analysis of variance.  Computer applications of statistical analysis are also presented. 

Prerequisite:  One year of secondary school algebra or college level equivalent

 

N203

Online

1 Credit

F, SP, SU

The Language of Health Care

The Language of Health Care is an online course that prepares students to understand the language used in health care.  Medical terminology, abbreviations, and basic health care terms are covered by systems to help the student.  Methods of learning will include online learning, creative learning strategies, end of chapter tests, and homework.  Emphasis is placed on students developing the ability to communicate with other members of the health care team.

Prerequisite: English Comp. I & II, Anatomy & Physiology