This course is a continuation of MAT087, Basic Mathematics. Topics include signed numbers, decimal numbers, exponential notation, scientific notation, solving and graphing linear equations, an introduction to polynomials, and systems of linear equations and their graphs. Geometrical topics include lines and angles, closed curves and convex polygons, triangles and similarities, and symmetry and proportion in nature and art. Students may complete this course during the first three weeks of the semester by passing the MyMathLab modules. Students will then be eligible to take either MAT 099 Intermediate Algebra, MAT 114-Quantitative Reasoning or MAT 120-Intro to Statistics the following semester. This course does not satisfy degree requirements.
This course is designed for the student in science, electronic technology, or a health profession such as physical therapy. Subject matter covered will include: principles of mechanics, concurrent forces, nonconcurrent forces, friction, elasticity, motion, forces and motion, work and energy, power, impulse and momentum, and simple harmonic motion. A non-calculus approach.
College Reading I designed to meet a variety of more advanced reading and study skill needs, primarily the need to read college level materials more effectively. Students learn to recognize main ideas, to read an article or chapter and remember its key points, to take inclusive, meaningful notes, to read actively and critically, to explore memory techniques, and to respond to our language with greater vocabulary depth. PLEASE NOTE: This course is a developmental course and DOES NOT carry graduation credit. It is NOT usually transferable. Since developmental courses are mandated courses, students who do not meet the exit criteria of a C or higher will be required to repeat it.
1. Optional reading interventions (used per needs of class)
a. From basic annotation through critical evaluation
2. Various academic writing lessons
a. Business writing, reflective writing, source-based writing
3. Writing a research paper
A required course emphasizing analysis, argumentation, and research. Texts and materials will vary from section to section and will be employed as the basis for a range of essays. Successful completion of a research essay is required to pass this course.
This course deals with inorganic and physical chemistry. The study of the structure of atoms, the periodic nature of the elements, and the examination of the relationship of energy and the elements to form compounds and the three physical states of matter will be investigated.
This course is a basic study of the structure and functioning of the human body. Emphasis will be
placed on the interrelationships among the systems. This course introduces the major chemical
and biological principles through the study of the human body. Note: This course may be taken
alone as a 3 credit biology course OR in conjunction with BIO102 Human Biology Laboratory as
a 4 credit biology course.
This course will introduce students to the environment in which business is transacted in modern times by presenting an overview of functional areas of business and the basic concepts of the business world. Recommended for beginning business and non-business majors.
This course surveys the major areas of contemporary psychology and its application to everyday life. Students will focus on psychological methods of inquiry while exploring the biological, cognitive and sociocultural factors that influence behavior. Topics include, but are not limited to, biological basis of behavior, cognition, learning, human development, personality, motivations and emotions, states of consciousness, sensory processes and psychopathology.
This course provides the student with an understanding of the theories, methods, and approaches to the study of human social and group interactions. It emphasizes the development of sociological thought and the influences of social institutions and cultural factors on human behavior. Among subjects covered are culture, groups, socialization, methodology, deviance and social inequalities.
This course provides the student with an understanding of the theories, methods, and approaches to the study of human social and group interactions. It emphasizes the development of sociological thought and the influences of social institutions and cultural factors on human behavior. Among subjects covered are: culture, groups, socialization, methodology, deviance and social inequalities.
This course covers the basic concepts of chemistry leading to an understanding of atomic structure of the elements and periodic table. The study of chemical bonding, nomenclature, chemical equations, formula calculations and stoichiometry is undertaken.
This area of study will focus on the application of business communication skills through a variety of informal and formal experiences. The performance-based course will emphasize effective written, interpersonal, and team building skills. Technology will be used to create and deliver presentations, to extend problem-solving situations, and to practice critical thinking and decision-making. Business ethical, cross-cultural, and international issues associated with communications are explored and analyzed. Research strategies such as a job interview, research paper, or a final project will culminate this course.
This course provides an overview of public health administration and the public health system. Topics included will be historical perspectives, health care providers and points of service delivery, public health services and payment methodologies. Emphasis will be directed to populations with special needs, the role of technology in health care, health policy and access. A minimum grade of: C must be earned in this course.
This course is designed for students who tested into Basic Writing (WRT010) but out of Basic Reading (REA011) and who would like to succeed in and earn degree-credit for English Composition (ENG101). In this course, students will improve writing skills needed to succeed in English Composition I emphasizing the writing process, elements of the essay including source-based assignments, sentence skills, active reading strategies, and strategies for student success. Any student registered for this class will be co-registered in a linked ENG101. PLEASE NOTE: This course is a developmental course and DOES NOT carry graduation credit. It is NOT usually transferable. Since developmental courses are mandated courses, students who do not meet the exit criteria of C- or better for Writing Fusion or the linked ENG 101, will be required to repeat WRT 090 or WRT 010.