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BIO0101 – Biology for Health Care Professionals 1

The Pre-Health Care Professional student will focus on the basic Biology skills required by persons employed in a variety of Health Care contexts. These skills include a review of human systems such as the digestive, respiratory, motor, circulatory, excretory, and the immune systems. Additional topics may be covered on an as needed basis. (40 hr.)

BIO0102 – Biology for Health Care Professionals 2

The Pre-Health Care Professional student will focus on the basic Biology skills required by persons employed in a variety of Health Care contexts. These skills include a study of human systems such as the nervous system, the senses, the endocrine and reproductive systems, the basis of heredity, genetics and population changes. Additional topics may be covered on an as needed basis. (40 hr.)

CPNP010 – Introduction to Health Care Medical Terminology

In this course the student will be introduced to medical language common to most health care professionals. The student will learn basic rules as to how medical terms are formed. This will include learning and recognizing common word roots, prefixes and suffixes, abbreviations, and definitions. Medical terms will be related to body structure, body systems, common therapeutic and diagnostic procedures, as well as selected specialty areas. (40 hr.)

ENGL072 – Intermediate English Grammar and Writing Fluency

This is an intermediate grammar course that focuses on the common grammatical errors made by writers who are developing essay writing skills. This will include, but is not limited to sentence structures, correct use of verb tenses, and working with clauses. (5 weeks, 40 hours)

ENGL 073 Advanced English Grammar and Writing Fluency – Part 1

This is an advanced grammar course that focuses on more advanced grammatical errors made by writers who are developing essay writing skills. This will include, but is not limited to sentence fragments, misplaced and dangling modifiers, and faculty parallelism. As well, the course will focus on the development of advanced writing skills. (5 weeks, 40 hours)

ENGL 074 Advanced English Grammar and Writing Fluency – Part 2

This is a continuation of the Advanced English Grammar course 073 that focuses on advanced grammatical errors made by writers who are developing their advanced essay writing skills. (5 weeks, 40 hours)

ENGL 117 Developing Advanced Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing Skills

This is a comprehensive course designed to prepare students to think and analyze critically, learn how to read academic materials at a productive college/university level, and to write with proficiency in preparation for College/University level writing assignments. A focus will be placed on how to manage reading post-secondary texts while under time constraints and other competing requirements. Students will learn APA formatting and citation. (10 weeks, 80 hrs.)

ENG0102 – English for Professional Purposes

This course is designed to prepare students with the literacy skills and knowledge needed to enter into professional college-level programs. The course develops proficiency in various forms of writing, critical thinking and analysis, listening and speaking, and examination of various forms of reading materials. There is a concentration on writing term papers and the application of APA citation. Course: (40 hr.)

MAT0101 – Foundation Mathematics for Professionals

This course is for students who intend to enter a professional program and may require a refresher in key mathematical concepts applicable to their education and professional goals. It will provide students with a multidimensional, contextual learning experience for the acquisition of pre-requisite content and skills in mathematics including concepts, terms, expressions, applications, equations, and problem-solving. The course will cover basic math skills, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio and proportion, basic algebra, equations, metric system and problem solving. (40 hr.)

MAT0102 – Intermediate Mathematics for Professionals

This course is designed to introduce students to a number of areas of mathematics that support the development of higher critical thinking and problem solving skills in the application of math concepts to real-world situations. The course will cover the following topics: Organizing Date; Linear Systems, Non-Linear Equations, Systems of Equations, Range, Mean, Medium, Mode; Measurements; Geometry; Volume and Capacity; and Finance. Different focus will be applied to each of the areas covered based on the degree of relevancy and application for the various professions being pursued by the students in the class. (40 hr.)

MATH113 – Foundation Mathematics for Business Professionals

This course is for students who require a refresher in key mathematical concepts as they are applicable to the business world. Course content focuses on operations related to whole numbers, order of operations, fractions, powers, roots, linear equations, percents simple/compound interest, mean, median, mode, graphing, data distribution and the use of basic excel spreadsheets. Students learn both manual operations and use of the financial calculator. (40 hr.)