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Course Description
Anatomy and Physiology I/GE

Study of structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system.

Anatomy and Physiology II/GE

Continuation of structure and function of human body. Topics include endocrine, immune, lymphatic, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems.


Study of microorganisms including their morphology, metabolism, genetics, classification, and effects on human life and the environment. Laboratory sessions cover basic procedures in microbiology culminating in the identification of unknown bacterial samples.

Human Pathophysiology

Survey of disease processes that affect the body
systems focusing on altered physiological
mechanisms of cells and organ systems.


An introduction to the science of entomology focusing on basic principles of systematics, morphology, physiology, behavior, ecology, economics, and the many health impacts of insects on humans. The laboratory includes the viewing of insect specimens and field trips to collect and study insects in their natural habitats. An insect collection is required.

Survey of Business

An introduction to the field of business administration in such functional areas as marketing production, business organization and ownership, financial management, law, communication, taxation and regulation, and computer information systems.

Principles of Human Relations

Assists individuals in understanding human behavior in social institutions, business, and industry, including leadership, communications, status, decision making, motivation, and personnel problems. Case problem method of instruction used.

Business Application Concepts

Applications of business computations using calculators and computers to solve problems involving budgets, discounts, markup, interest, credit plans, checking and savings accounts, payroll, and taxes.

Customer Service Management

Examines the role and responsibilities of employees in building quality client relationships that create customer satisfaction as well as exploring the functions of customer service employees in all fields in businesses.

Legal Environment of Business

Examines the legal framework governing rules of conduct among business and its impact on establishing business policy, both legally and ethically.

Business Communications

Development of the skills and abilities to handle written business communications effectively and to develop a distinctive style of business writing. The simple but tactful expression of ideas; the preparation of business letters, memorandums, reports, minutes of meetings, and news releases.

Business Capstone Project

This course functions as a capstone for all the emphasis areas in the AAS in Business programs. It is designed to bring the multi-disciplinary studies together in a real-life project to study a business problem or a business.

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.