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Fundamental Chemistry/GE
Fundamental laws and principles of inorganic chemistry for students with little or no background in chemistry. Properties of matter are developed from the structure of atoms and molecules. Experiments demonstrate techniques and connect observation with theories.
General Chemistry I/GE
A detailed study of inorganic chemistry is presented with emphasis on atomic and molecular structure, chemical reactions and bonding, equilibrium, and the laws and principles of chemistry in terms of modern theory.
General Chemistry II/GE
Continuation of CHM 151. The descriptive and quantitative chemistry of the elements and compounds with regards to kinetics, atomic and molecular structure and bonding, trends of the periodic table, thermochemistry, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry.
Organic Chemistry I
Properties and reactions of saturated and unsaturated organic compounds, including aromatic derivatives. Emphasis is placed on organic chemical nomenclature, reaction chemistry (including predicting products formed) and mechanisms, stereochemistry, structure determination from spectroscopic data, and physical and chemical properties related to molecular structure and bonding.
Organic Chemistry II
Continuation of CHM 235. Advanced study of carboxylic acid derivatives, carbonyl compounds, substituted benzene, amines, carbohydrates, nucleophilic addition reactions, electrophilic and nucleophilic aromatic substitution reactions, oxidation and reduction chemistry, condensation reactions, stereochemistry, and continuation of infrared and 1H and 13C NMR spectroscopy, in addition to mass spectroscopy (MS). Laboratory includes qualitative analysis.
Healthy Living
Elements that influence physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness; explores the impact of the wellness model on health care for self and others; effects of energy dynamics on bodywork.
Community Health Worker Fundamentals 1
Introduction to the history role community health workforce have played in health care around the globe, in the nation, state and locally. The purpose and benefits of community health workers in meeting health and social needs of community served. The role and responsibility in community health, historical perspectives, and required skills. Roles and skills of a community health worker that include: bridging access to healthcare and social service systems, community health concepts and a comprehensive understanding of the importance of advocating for patient and community health needs.
Preparation for Field Experience
Introduction to hands on approach, and the skills necessary for participating in the field service work of the community health worker. Understanding of the community health worker core competencies that define the profession. Activities of community health workers (CHWs) tailored to meet the unique needs of the communities they serve. Work settings of a community health worker and how roles interchange depending on whether they work in the healthcare or social services sectors. Research and compile information relevant to needs of community.
Community Health Worker Fundamentals 2
This course will provide students with an overview of CHW 110 history, roles, skills and core competencies of the CHW profession. It will introduce students to the role of CHWs in healthcare coordination, community counseling, effective documentation, and how CHWs can impact health systems, and public health policies. This course will allow students to deepen their knowledge in the use of data and evidence-based practices in efforts to support clients and or patients in their social, housing, behavioral, and or their personal healthcare needs.
Field Experience
Field Experience 220 will introduce students to a combination of community health and public health practice. This unique class will allow students to increase their knowledge and acquire skills that will allow them to work closely with community members, healthcare systems and public health professionals . By understanding how community health and public health roles interact, students will be able to develop a set of workforce skills.
Health Services
Health Services 230 will introduce students to specific topics of interest to assist in developing materials for presentation of healthcare and wellness information. Students will practice learned skills from previous AWC CHW classes such as public speaking, communication, biometrics readings, documentation, advocacy, health equity, research and evaluation skills. Students demonstrate acquired skills by actively presenting and fostering mentorships with current community organizations and healthcare professionals within the community.
Introduction to Health Care Careers
An exploration of careers in the healthcare field. Students gain insight into specific healthcare careers by having direct contact with industry experts in nursing, radiology technology, emergency medical care, massage therapy, and physical therapy.
Keyboarding: Introduction
This course introduces techniques of computer keyboarding with emphasis on touch control, rhythm, and accuracy. Using a word processing program, the course also introduces the formats of memorandums, letters, tables, one-and two- page reports, and simple resumes. Exemption by comprehensive examination.
Keyboarding: Intermediate
This course continues the development of speed and accuracy for production of letters, tables, reports, clipart, and communication skills using a word processing program. Exemption by comprehensive examination.
Word Processing
Course will provide the student with a working knowledge of business formats and the use of word processing software. It covers elementary through advanced features of word processors, using the Microsoft software.
Basic Computers
This course is an introduction to the very basics of how to use a computer. It is designed for that individual who has never touched a computer before and could possibly be defined as "Computer Phobic." The ultimate aim of this class is to erase those computer fears and to provide the confidence required to continue on to other higher -level computer courses.
Basic Word Processing
This course is a basic introduction to the use of a word processing software package. It is specifically designed for those individuals who have successfully completed the CIS 70 "Basic Computers" course or have those basic skills and now wish to expand his/her knowledge about computers without enrolling in a traditional academic college class.
Basic Internet
This course is a basic introduction to the use of the Internet. It is specifically designed for those individuals who have completed the CIS 70 "Basic Computers" course or has that knowledge level and wishes to expand his/her personal knowledge about computers without taking a traditional college class.
MS-Windows (IBM Compatible)
Students will learn basic skills in the Windows environment. Activities include: starting Windows, using a mouse and keyboard, opening and exiting menus, switching applications, sizing a window, arranging open windows, accessing files and directories in File Manager, using Control Panel, working with the print queue, creating and manipulating documents with Write, practicing elements of Paintbrush,accessing accessory programs, and customizing Windows.
Introduction to Business Information/GE Systems
Provides perspective on information technology with an emphasis of applied technology in the business environment. Introduces business information systems and the use of applications software to process business data with a special focus on database and spreadsheets packages.
Intro to Comp Info Syst/GE
Includes description of computer hardware and software, computer terminology, the data processing cycle, and characteristics of programming languages, with emphasis on the use of applications software in processing business data.
This course is designed to assist the student in developing a working knowledge of spreadsheet application software packages. It will cover the elementary tasks of entering and exiting the spreadsheet software; creating;, modifying, saving, printing, and erasing spreadsheets; creating and using formulae and functions; copying, moving, specifying and erasing ranges; and formatting techniques. Intermediate functions will include manipulating larger spreadsheets and creating analytical graphs and databases. The advanced functions will require students to successfully utilize the software to solve business related problems using macros and macro menus.
Students will develop the skills necessary to store and manipulate data using relational database software for business applications. The course focuses upon design, manipulation, and maintenance of databases including design, forms, reports, and queries.
Web Design 1
Web site design and development utilizing industry standard web design tools.
Introduction to E-Commerce/E-Business/Ge
Provides an introduction to e-commerce/e-business software/hardware requirements, design techniques infrastructure development, marketing, economic and sociological impacts.
Microcomputer Installation & Support
This course is designed to involve the student in the actual repair and upgrading of micro-computing systems. This course will instruct the students in the basics of computer trouble- shooting and how to define and repair the problem in the most effcient way availiable. Software diagnostics and troubleshooting will also be used to determine hardware/software error components.
Computer Forensics and Investigations
Introduction to digital forensic principles including the collection, preservation, analysis of digital evidence, legal considerations, digital evidence controls, and the documentation of Introduction to digital forensic principles including the collection, preservation, analysis of digital evidence, legal considerations, digital evidence controls, and the documentation of forensic analysis.
Computer Security
Introduction to computer and information security topics: threats, protective techniques, risk analysis, contingency planning, paasword tech- niques, encryption, biometrics, network protocols, intercept devices, and internet resources.
Computer Programming Logic
This course is an introduction to the fundamental techniques used in designing computer programs.
Computer Programming-Visual BASIC
Computer programming as a problem-solving technique, regardless of the student's area of study. The BASIC language is used to write, debug, and document business application programs to demonstrate proficiency in using BASIC.
Computer Programming - C#
Fundamental techniques using the C# (C Sharp) language.
Database Design and Programming
Students will develop the skills necessary to store and manipulate data using relational database software for business applications. The course focuses on design, manipulation, and maintenance of databases including Microsoft Access and Structured Query Language programming platforms.
Introduction to Operating Systems
The internal logic of various parts of common operating systems and access to Windows, DOS, and UNIX/Linux Systems.
Networking Fundamentals
Introduction to computer networks and data communications including: computer networks and services, transmission media and connection, network models, popular protocol suites, other network issues, and network operating systems.
Networking Administration
This course is designed to give the student the ability to have an in-depth understanding of client server networks and network administration using a client server network environment. Students will be exposed to a network operating system and network administration from a network administrator perspective. LAN and WAN configurations will be used to facilitate security, menu systems, message handling, login scripts, and printing environments. Application software installation, file server, and workstation management and administration concepts will be covered comprehensively.
Network Routing and Switching
This course is designed to give the student the ability to have a basic knowledge in the configuration of networks. Students will be exposed to network operating systems in the capacity of a Network Administrator. The modality of LAN, Local Area Network, and WAN, Wide Area Network, configurations will be used to facilitate security, communication, connectivity, and printing environments.