Prerequisites for the Health Professions

Register for Prerequisite Courses

  • Registration for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 prerequisite courses is currently open.
  • See individual courses offered below.

Registration deadline for Fall 2015 courses: September 18, 2015 (must be registered by the 1st class meeting)

Registration deadline for Spring 2016 courses: January 15, 2016 (must be registered by the 1st class meeting)

Fall 2015 Course Listings

Spring 2016 Course Listings

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Fall Semester 2015

CD-553-01- SPEECH & LANG ACQUISITION
Prerequisite: None. This course will provide students with a basic overview of normal speech and language development Theories of language acquisition will be introduce and morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics will be addressed.

Faculty: Lesley Maxwell, MS, CCC-SLP
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Onsite - Tuesdays - 5:30pm - 8:20pm
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $3,442.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HA&P1-456-DL - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1
Prerequisites: Introductory College level Biology (3 credits -- grade of C or better) or consent of instructor.  This course is part one of two parts. It provides a comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology, and is organized systemically.  In this semester we cover microanatomy and skin, and musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, and blood systems. Assessments include online quizzes, case studies and interactive discussion posts. The goal of the combined A&P courses is to provide a solid foundation for entry level health care professionals. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Mohini Lutchman, PhD
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HA&P1-457-DL - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1 - LAB
Prerequisites: Introductory College level Biology (3 credits - grade of C or better) and concurrent enrollment in A&P 1.  The lab is comprised of a virtual dissector for the anatomy portion and a virtual interactive physiology experimentation simulator.  Assessments include Lab Reports, Quizzes and practical Lab Examinations. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Mohini Lutchman, PhD
Credits: 1 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $659.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HA&P2-458-DL - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2
Prerequisites: A&P 1. This course is part two of two parts.  It provides a comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology, and is organized systemically.  In this semester we cover the cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Assessments include online quizzes, case studies and interactive discussion posts. The goal of the combined A&P courses is to provide a solid foundation for entry level health care professionals. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Mohini Lutchman, PhD
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HA&P2-459-DL - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2 - LAB
Prerequisites: A&P 1, A&P 1 lab and concurrent enrollment in A&P 2. The A&P 2 course includes a synchronized laboratory component.  The lab is comprised of a virtual dissector for the anatomy portion and a virtual interactive physiology experimentation simulator.  Assessments include Lab Reports, Quizzes and practical Lab Examinations. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Mohini Lutchman, PhD
Credits: 1 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $659.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HBIO-450-DL - INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY 1
Prerequisites: None. This course is designed as an introduction of the key concepts of molecular biology, cell biology and basic genetics. It will cover important topics with a focus on the impact on human health, such as the structure and function of biological molecules, cell structure, function and division, including an overview of inheritance, an introduction to metabolism, cellular respiration, and basic principles of animal form and function. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Sandra Buerger, PhD
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HBIO-451-DL - INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY 1 - LAB
Lab Section for HBIO-450, Intro to Biology 1. This lab course is designed to complement the concepts covered in Introduction to Biology 1. Students will utilize a lab kit purchased from eScience Labs to conduct hands-on experiments. The lab also incorporates discussion of concepts and results of experiments conducted by the students. Topics covered include basic lab techniques, use of a microscope, metabolism, cell structure and reproduction, and animal behavior. Assessments include interactive discussions, Lab Reports and Midterm and Final Exams. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Sandra Buerger, PhD, and Antonio Valencia, PhD
Credits: 1 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $659.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HBIO-454-DL - BIOCHEMISTRY
Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Chemistry 1.  This course provides a comprehensive overview of the main concepts in biochemistry with a focus on clinical correlations. Topics covered include structure of biological macromolecules, transmission of information, functions of proteins, review of metabolic pathways and their control, and biochemistry of essential physiological processes. Students will discuss clinical relevance, providing concrete examples of how basic biochemical knowledge translates into health or pathological conditions. This course has a required hands-on laboratory component using a lab kit purchased from eScience Labs. Students will perform each experiment, record their notes, obtain results and respond to pre and post experiment questions; write a final lab report including Introduction, Objectives, Methods and Materials, Procedure, and Results. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Eloise Hudry, PhD
Credits: 4 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $2,336.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HCHEM-453-DL - GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1 FOR THE HEALTH SCIENCES
Prerequisite: Mathematics through high school algebra and introductory college level biology. Prior knowledge in chemistry is not essential but helpful. General Chemistry for the Health Science I is an introductory course in chemistry. The topics in this course are explained and discussed in context with simple clinical applications to different health professions, such as nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy etc.  It involves dimensional analysis, introduction to the structure and properties of atoms and molecules, periodic table, balancing chemical reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry and gas laws.  The lab for this course provides on a hands-on experience using a lab kit purchased from eScience Labs. You will perform each experiment, record your notes, obtain results and respond to pre and post experiment questions; write a final lab report including Introduction, Objectives, Methods and Materials, Procedure, and Results. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Oksana Berezovska, PhD & Antonio Valencia, PhD
Credits: 4 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $2,336.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HEXPH-455-DL - EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
Prerequisite: HBIO-450, HBIO-452 or introductory College level Biology and Human Physiology or Human Anatomy; or consent of the instructor. This course will focus on the study of acute physiological adjustments and chronic adaptation to exercise. The effects of exercise and a physically active lifestyle on the cardiorespiratory, neuromuscular and endocrine systems will be examined.  Students will apply the theoretical concepts of exercise physiology to evaluate treatment and prevention of chronic diseases, health promotion, and sports performance enhancement. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Amy Kearns, PhD & Dr. Carrie McLean
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HMBIO-454-DL - MICROBIOLOGY
Prerequisite: HBIO-450, HBIO-452 or introductory College level Biology or consent of instructor. This course will focus upon aspects of microbiology that pertain to human health. Beginning with the basics of microbiological science including the structure, taxonomy, biochemistry and physiology of microorganisms, the student will learn to associate these concepts with human infectious diseases and pathogenesis. Epidemiology, diagnostics, and antimicrobial paradigms in healthcare facilities will also be explored. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Sandra Buerger, PhD
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HMBIO-455-DL - MICROBIOLOGY - LAB
Prerequisites: HBIO 450. The course examines Evolutionary biology and the origin of the species and phylogenetic mechanisms; the evolutionary history of biological diversity of bacteria, single-cell organisms, fungi, plants, and animals. We analyze how animal form correlates to function.  Students examine principles of general physiology such as digestion, mechanisms of circulation of nutrients and gasses, the immune system, and renal, endocrine, reproductive, and nervous systems. Incorporates a required lab component that utilizes a lab kit purchased from eScience Labs that students will use to conduct hands-on experiments. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Sandra Buerger, PhD, & Antonio Valencia, PhD
Credits: 1 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $659.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HNUTR-453-DL - NUTRITION
Prerequisite: none. This course is designed to provide students with a basic overview of nutrition as it relates to overall health and quality of life.  Topics to be covered include a review of the six classes of nutrients, dietary recommendations for the general public, energy balance and nutrient delivery, special considerations throughout the life cycle, and additional topics of special interest. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Prof. Courtney Hernandez
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HPHYSIC-450-DL - PHYSICS 1 FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS
Prerequisite: none. This course focuses on critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills towards learning new concepts in physics and applying the principles of physics to specific problems in patient care.  This course is a two-part introductory physics sequence intended for non-physics science majors. The first part includes topics in mechanics, simple machines, and energy.  Many of the problems and examples discussed will be relevant to biomechanics of the human body and physical activities. Calculus is not required for this course.  The lab for this course provides a hands-on experience using a lab kit. You will perform experiments on your own, record your notes and results, respond to pre- and post-experiment questions and write a final lab report. Syllabus Overview.

Faculty: Daniel Irimia, MD, PhD
Credits: 4 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $2,336.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HPSYCH-450-DL - DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Prerequisites: None.  The course surveys the major areas of lifespan developmental psychology, which is the science of individual human development from conception to death.  A lifelong process, development is continually influenced by biological, cognitive, and socioemotional factors. Through reading, online discussion, and completion of assignments, participants will gain a broad understanding of normative and non-normative development issues across the lifespan. Discussions are structured to facilitate the application of developmental concepts to work in the health professions. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Carmela DeCandia & Erin Fish
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HPSYCH-452-DL - ABNORMAL PSYCH FOR HLTHCR PR
Prerequisites: None.  This course provides an overview of the field of abnormal psychology. As health care policy transforms to incorporate more of an integrated perspective on mental health and physical health, students in the health care professions will require greater understanding of mental health disorders and the latest evidence in their prevention and treatment. Through reading, online discussion and completion of assignments, participants will gain a broad understanding of abnormal psychology in science and clinical practice. Discussions are structured to facilitate the application of abnormal psychology concepts to work in the health professions. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Susan R. Douglas, PhD
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HSTATS-451-01 - INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS
Prerequisites: none. This course introduces the student to the foundations of statistical concepts. Topics include organizing data, measures of central tendency, probability, sampling, and statistical hypothesis testing. The course is taught conceptually with minimal emphasis on the mathematical derivation of the formulas. Although the course is fully on-line, there are three OPTIONAL consecutive on-site Saturdays from 9:30 to 4:30 (hour lunch) for students who wish to complete the course earlier by this “Intensive” approach or who choose the option of blending online and onsite instruction. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Anthony Guarino, PhD
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Onsite (Course meets three consecutive onsite Saturdays, 10/10/15 - 10/24/15)
Dates: October 10 - October 24, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HSTATS-451-DL - INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS
Prerequisites: none. This course introduces the student to the foundations of statistical concepts. Topics include organizing data, measures of central tendency, probability, sampling, and statistical hypothesis testing. The course is taught conceptually with minimal emphasis on the mathematical derivation of the formulas. Although the course is fully on-line, there are three OPTIONAL consecutive on-site Saturdays from 9:30 to 4:30 (hour lunch) for students who wish to complete the course earlier by this “Intensive” approach or who choose the option of blending online and onsite instruction. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Anthony Guarino, PhD
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online
Dates: September 14 - December 19, 2015
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

Spring Semester 2016

CD-553-01- SPEECH & LANG ACQUISITION
Prerequisite: None. This course will provide students with a basic overview of normal speech and language development Theories of language acquisition will be introduce and morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics will be addressed.

Faculty: Faculty To Be Announced
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Onsite - Mondays - 5:00pm - 7:50pm
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $3,442.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HA&P1-456-DL - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1
Prerequisites: Introductory College level Biology (3 credits - grade of C or better) or consent of instructor.  This course is part one of two parts. It provides a comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology, and is organized systemically.  In this semester we cover microanatomy and skin, and musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, and blood systems. Assessments include online quizzes, case studies and interactive discussion posts. The goal of the combined A&P courses is to provide a solid foundation for entry level health care professionals. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Mohini Lutchman
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HA&P1-457-DL - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1 - LAB
Prerequisites: Introductory College level Biology (3 credits - grade of C or better) and concurrent enrollment in A&P 1.  The lab is comprised of a virtual dissector for the anatomy portion and a virtual interactive physiology experimentation simulator.  Assessments include Lab Reports, Quizzes and practical Lab Examinations. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Mohini Lutchman
Credits: 1 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $659.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HA&P2-458-DL - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2
Prerequisites: A&P 1. This course is part two of two parts.  It provides a comprehensive overview of human anatomy and physiology, and is organized systemically.  In this semester we cover the cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Assessments include online quizzes, case studies and interactive discussion posts. The goal of the combined A&P courses is to provide a solid foundation for entry level health care professionals. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Mohini Lutchman
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HA&P2-459-DL - ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2 - LAB
Prerequisites: A&P 1, A&P 1 lab and concurrent enrollment in A&P 2. The A&P 2 course includes a synchronized laboratory component.  The lab is comprised of a virtual dissector for the anatomy portion and a virtual interactive physiology experimentation simulator.  Assessments include Lab Reports, Quizzes and practical Lab Examinations. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Mohini Lutchman
Credits: 1 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $659.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HBIO-450-DL - INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY 1
Prerequisites: None. This course is designed as an introduction of the key concepts of molecular biology, cell biology and basic genetics. It will cover important topics with a focus on the impact on human health, such as the structure and function of biological molecules, cell structure, function and division, including an overview of inheritance, an introduction to metabolism, cellular respiration, and basic principles of animal form and function. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Sandra Buerger
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HBIO-451-DL - INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY 1 - LAB
Lab Section for HBIO-450, Intro to Biology 1. This lab course is designed to complement the concepts covered in Introduction to Biology 1. Students will utilize a lab kit purchased from eScience Labs to conduct hands-on experiments. The lab also incorporates discussion of concepts and results of experiments conducted by the students. Topics covered include basic lab techniques, use of a microscope, metabolism, cell structure and reproduction, and animal behavior. Assessments include interactive discussions, Lab Reports and Midterm and Final Exams. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Sandra Buerger & Dr. Antonio Valencia
Credits: 1 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $659.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HBIO-452-DL - INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY 2
Prerequisites: HBIO 450. The course examines Evolutionary biology and the origin of the species and phylogenetic mechanisms; the evolutionary history of biological diversity of bacteria, single-cell organisms, fungi, plants, and animals. We analyze how animal form correlates to function.  Students examine principles of general physiology such as digestion, mechanisms of circulation of nutrients and gasses, the immune system, and renal, endocrine, reproductive, and nervous systems. Incorporates a required lab component that utilizes a lab kit purchased from eScience Labs that students will use to conduct hands-on experiments. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Sandra Buerger & Dr. Antonio Valencia
Credits: 4 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $2,336.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HBIO-454-DL - BIOCHEMISTRY
Prerequisites: Biology 1 and Chemistry 1.  This course provides a comprehensive overview of the main concepts in biochemistry with a focus on clinical correlations. Topics covered include structure of biological macromolecules, transmission of information, functions of proteins, review of metabolic pathways and their control, and biochemistry of essential physiological processes. Students will discuss clinical relevance, providing concrete examples of how basic biochemical knowledge translates into health or pathological conditions. This course has a required hands-on laboratory component using a lab kit purchased from eScience Labs. Students will perform each experiment, record their notes, obtain results and respond to pre and post experiment questions; write a final lab report including Introduction, Objectives, Methods and Materials, Procedure, and Results. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Eloise Hudry
Credits: 4 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $2,336.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HCHEM-454-DL - GENERAL CHEMISTRY 2 FOR THE HEALTH SCIENCES
Prerequisite: General Chemistry I for the Health Sciences or permission of the instructor. The topics in General Chemistry for the Health Science II course are also explained and discussed in context with simple clinical applications to different health professions such as, pharmacy etc. The course includes topics from intermolecular forces, properties of solutions, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base and aqueous equilibrium, thermodynamics, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry. The lab for this course provides on a hands-on experience using a lab kit purchased from eScience Labs. You will perform each experiment, record your notes, obtain results and respond to pre and post experiment questions; write a final lab report including Introduction, Objectives, Methods and Materials, Procedure, and Results. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Oksana Berezovska
Credits: 4 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $2,336.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HEXPH-455-DL - EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
Prerequisite: HBIO-450, HBIO-452 or introductory College level Biology and Human Physiology or Human Anatomy; or consent of the instructor. This course will focus on the study of acute physiological adjustments and chronic adaptation to exercise. The effects of exercise and a physically active lifestyle on the cardiorespiratory, neuromuscular and endocrine systems will be examined.  Students will apply the theoretical concepts of exercise physiology to evaluate treatment and prevention of chronic diseases, health promotion, and sports performance enhancement. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Amy Kearns & Dr. Carrie McLean
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HMBIO-454-DL - MICROBIOLOGY
Prerequisite: HBIO-450/HBIO-452 or introductory College level Biology or consent of instructor. This course will focus upon aspects of microbiology that pertain to human health. Beginning with the basics of microbiological science including the structure, taxonomy, biochemistry and physiology of microorganisms, the student will learn to associate these concepts with human infectious diseases and pathogenesis. Epidemiology, diagnostics, and antimicrobial paradigms in healthcare facilities will also be explored. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Sandra Buerger
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HMBIO-455-DL - MICROBIOLOGY - LAB
This lab course is designed to complement the concepts covered in Microbiology. Students will utilize a lab kit purchased from eScience Labs to conduct hands-on experiments. The lab also incorporates discussion of concepts and results of experiments conducted by the students. Topics covered include lab safety and techniques, microscopy, growth of microbes, and use of appropriate media. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Sandra Buerger & Dr. Antonio Valencia
Credits: 1 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $659.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HNUTR-453-DL - NUTRITION
Prerequisite: none. This course is designed to provide students with a basic overview of nutrition as it relates to overall health and quality of life.  Topics to be covered include a review of the six classes of nutrients, dietary recommendations for the general public, energy balance and nutrient delivery, special considerations throughout the life cycle, and additional topics of special interest. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Prof. Courtney Hernandez
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HPHYSIC-450-DL - PHYSICS 2 FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS
Prerequisite: none. This course focuses on critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills towards learning new concepts in physics and applying the principles of physics to specific problems in patient care.  This course is a two-part introductory physics sequence intended for non-physics science majors. The first part includes topics in mechanics, simple machines, and energy.  Many of the problems and examples discussed will be relevant to biomechanics of the human body and physical activities. Calculus is not required for this course.  The lab for this course provides a hands-on experience using a lab kit. You will perform experiments on your own, record your notes and results, respond to pre- and post-experiment questions and write a final lab report. Syllabus Overview.

Faculty: Dr. Daniel Irimia
Credits: 4 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $2,336.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HPSYCH-450-DL - DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Prerequisites: None.  The course surveys the major areas of lifespan developmental psychology, which is the science of individual human development from conception to death.  A lifelong process, development is continually influenced by biological, cognitive, and socioemotional factors. Through reading, online discussion, and completion of assignments, participants will gain a broad understanding of normative and non-normative development issues across the lifespan. Discussions are structured to facilitate the application of developmental concepts to work in the health professions. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Dr. Carmela DeCandia & Erin Fish
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Online (Course meets completely online - never meets onsite)
Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

HSTATS-451-DLHB - INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS
Prerequisites: none. This course introduces the student to the foundations of statistical concepts. Topics include organizing data, measures of central tendency, probability, sampling, and statistical hypothesis testing. The course is taught conceptually with minimal emphasis on the mathematical derivation of the formulas. Although the course is fully on-line, there are three OPTIONAL consecutive on-site Saturdays from 9:30 to 4:30 (hour lunch) for students who wish to complete the course earlier by this “Intensive” approach or who choose the option of blending online and onsite instruction. Syllabus overview.

Faculty: Anthony Guarino, PhD
Credits: 3 undergraduate
Offered: Hybrid (Course meets mostly online with specific onsite meeting dates)
Online Dates: January 19 - April 30, 2016
Onsite Dates: 2/13, 2/20, 2/27 from 9:00-4:00PM
Cost: $1,777.00 (Includes $100.00 general fee)

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