Prerequisite & Non-Degree Courses

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This course provides an overview of abnormal psychology in science and clinical practice. As health care policy incorporates a more integrated perspective on behavioral and physical health, students in the health care professions benefit from a greater understanding of mental health disorders and the latest evidence for their prevention and treatment.
Credits
3 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$1,575.00 (Fees included)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I is the first of two courses that will help provide the prerequisite foundation for aspiring healthcare professionals. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the structure, biology, organization, and function of cells, tissues, and organs. The integumentary, musculoskeletal, and nervous systems are introduced and explored.
Credits
3 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$1,575 (Fees included)
This course examines basic anatomy and physiology of speech mechanisms, including respiratory, laryngeal, and supraglottic systems. A particular focus is basic science foundations and application to clinical problem-solving.
Credits
1 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$525.00 (Fees included)
Human Anatomy and Physiology II is the second of two courses that will help provide the prerequisite foundation for aspiring healthcare professionals. This course builds on information learned in Human Anatomy and Physiology I, exploring the endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, immune, digestive, renal and reproductive systems including the mechanisms by which each assist in maintaining homeostasis in the human body.
Credits
3 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$1,575.00 (Fees included)
Human Anatomy and Physiology II lab is designed to complement the concepts covered in HA&P 2, which includes details regarding the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, immune, digestive, renal and reproductive systems including the mechanisms by which each assists in maintaining homeostasis in the human body. The course will include bi-weekly labs that use tools for virtual construction of anatomical structures and simulation activities to identify and integrate the understanding of anatomical and physiological concepts.
Credits
3 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$525.00 (Fees included)
This course examines basic anatomy and physiology of speech mechanisms, including respiratory, laryngeal, and supraglottal systems. A particular focus is basic science foundations and application to clinical problem-solving.
Credits
3 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$1,575.00 (Fees included)
Beginning with a review of anatomy and physiology of the ear, this course addresses pathologies of the auditory system and basic assessment of the auditory system. Auditory disorders are discussed in the context of hearing screening, diagnostic assessment, physiological procedures, pediatric evaluation, and differential diagnosis and rehabilitation of hearing loss.
Credits
3 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$1,575.00 (Fees included)
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 control, and essential physiological processes. Students will discuss clinical relevance, providing concrete examples of how basic biochemical knowledge translates into health or pathological conditions.
Credits
4 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$2,100.00 (Fees included)
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.
Credits
3 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$1,575.00 (Fees included)
This lab course is designed to complement the concepts covered in Introduction to Biology 1. Students will utilize a lab kit 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 in molecular and cellular biology. Assessments include interactive discussions, lab reports and midterm and final exams.
Credits
1 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$525.00 (Fees included)
The course expands upon the principles examined in Introduction to Biology 1. The course first focuses on evolutionary biology, the origin of species, phylogenetics, the diversity of life, and how form correlates to function. The second portion of the course focuses on general physiological principles and body systems including digestion, circulation, and the immune, renal, endocrine, reproductive, and nervous systems.
Credits
3 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$2,100 (Fees included)
This lab course is designed to complement the concepts covered in Introduction to Biology 2. Students will utilize a lab kit to conduct hands-on experiments. The lab also incorporates discussion of concepts and results of experiments conducted by the students. Topics covered include Ecological interactions, bacteria, fungi, invertebrates and vertebrates, and animal systems including the sensory, nervous, circulatory, and respiratory systems. Assessments include interactive discussions, lab reports and midterm and final exams.
Credits
1 undergraduate
Semesters Offered
  • Fall, 
  • Spring, 
  • Summer
Cost
$525(Fees included)