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Health Science and Nursing Careers Preparatory – Associate in Science

Associate in Science
61-63 Hours

Fall I

Course Description

This course focuses on aspects of both normal and clinical nutrition, including topics related to the essential principles of nutrition, assessment of nutritional status, weight control, life-cycle nutrition, health promotion/maintenance, disease prevention and diet therapy. Emphasis is placed on the role of the health care professional and the
complexities of nutrition.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 , ENG 155 or RWR 032


BIO 210
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is the first in a sequence of courses, including intensive coverage of the body as an integrated whole. All body systems are studied.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 102, BIO 112, or BIO 118 with a grade of “C” or better


ENG 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a university transfer course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic
techniques of research are also presented.

Classroom Hours: 3


MAT 102
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the study of linear systems and applications; quadratic expressions, equations, functions, and graphs; and rational and radical expressions and functions.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

MAT 101 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent


PSY 201
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: an introduction to the basic theories and concepts in the science of behavior, scientific method, biological bases for behavior, perception, motivation, learning, memory, development, personality, and abnormal behavior.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 and RDG 032 or RWR 032


Spring I

AHS 107
Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is a study of the principles and applications used in the clinical setting.

Classroom Hours: 2


BIO 211
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is a continuation of a sequence of courses, including intensive coverage of the body as an integrated whole. All body systems are studied.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 210 with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This is a college transfer course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or better


SPC 205
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the principles of public speaking with application of speaking skills.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 101 with a grade of “C” of better


Summer

BIO 225
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is a detailed study of microbiology as it relates to infection and the disease processes of the body. Topics include immunity, epidemiology, medically important microorganisms, and diagnostic procedures for identification.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 102 or BIO 211 with a grade of “C” or better or two semesters freshman college biology with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This course is a study of the physical, cognitive, and social factors affecting human growth, development, and potential.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

PSY 201


Fall Ii

CPT 170
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces microcomputer applications software, including word processing, data bases, spreadsheets, graphs, and their integration.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This course is a survey of U.S. History from discovery to 1877. This course includes political, social, economic, and intellectual developments during this period.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


SPA 101
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is a study of the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing, including an introduction to the Spanish culture.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


Spring II

Course Description

This course is a study of the fundamental principles of chemistry, including atomic and molecular structure, common substances and reactions, introduction to organic chemistry, and biochemistry.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RWR 032 and MAT 101 or equivalent


Course Description

Elective – Math/Science

Classroom Hours: 3


XE1
Credits: 3

Course Description

Elective

Classroom Hours: 3