Feb 27, 2024  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses of Instruction


The following courses are offered at MGCCC. Courses are identified by name and number.  Those numbered from 1001 to 1999 are considered freshman level courses, and those from 2001 to 2999 are sophomore level courses. 

The three numbers in parentheses after the description of each academic and technical course indicate the number of semester hour credits for the course, the number of lecture hours each week, and the number of laboratory or activity hours each week, respectively. Instructional hours are indicated for career and technical courses.

 

Other Courses

  
  • AMR 1122 - Basic Leadership


    Credit(s): 2

    Fundamental leadership and training techniques with exposure to setting direction, map reading, problem solving, presenting briefs and using effective writing skills. Students will explore dimensions of leadership attributes and core leader competencies in the context of practical, hands on, and interactive exercises. Considerable attention is also placed on improving physical fitness. Includes a leadership lab and physical training. (2,1,2)
  
  • AMR 2112 - Individual Leadership Studies


    Credit(s): 2

    Develop effective military leadership skills: problem analysis, decision making, planning and organizing, delegation and control, and interpersonal conflict resolution. Includes a leadership lab and physical training. (2,2,0)
  
  • AMR 2122 - Leadership and Teamwork


    Credit(s): 2

    An Application of leadership skills with an emphasis on: beliefs, values, ethics, counseling techniques, map reading, land navigation, basic first aid, and group interaction. Includes a leadership lab and physical training. (2,2,0)
  
  • SSP 1003 - Smart Start Pathway 101


    Credit(s): 3

    Students will learn about their interests, talents, and skills in how they will determine their occupations.  They will develop the foundational skills needed for their careers, learn and practice good work habits and effective communication that is necessary in successful employment.  Students will complete the WorkKeys which allows employers to quantify the foundational skills needed to perform job tasks successfully and enables workers to demonstrate they have these skills.  Students will earn a National Career Readiness Certificate, a credential issued by ACT that documents work readiness.  Students will also learn how to become prepared to learn new skills for future careers.  (3,2,2)

Auto Collision Repair (ABT)

  
  • ABT 1146 - Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I


    Credit(s): 6

    A course to provide skills and practice in welding and cutting procedures that are used in the collision repair industry. This course also covers the complete inspection and non-structural analysis of damaged vehicles. It is designed to enable the student to determine the conditions and severity of the damage, the repair or replacement of parts, the estimated repair time, and correct use of reference manuals. (6,3,6)
  
  • ABT 1153 - Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is a continuation of Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I. This course provides instruction and practice in unibody inspection, measurement, and repair. (3,2,2)
  
  • ABT 1223 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I


    Credit(s): 3

    A course in the procedures and practices for metal finishing and body filling. This course also covers the complete inspection and non-structural analysis of damaged vehicles. It is designed to enable the student to determine the conditions and severity of the damage, the repair or replacement of parts, the estimated repair time, and correct use of reference manuals. (3,2,2)
  
  • ABT 1236 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II


    Credit(s): 6

    This course is a continuation of Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I. This course provides instruction for preparation principles and practices. This course provides instruction for outer body panel repair, replacement, and adjustment principles and practices. (6,3,6)
  
  • ABT 1313 - Refinishing I


    Credit(s): 3

    A course to provide skills and practices in vehicle preparation, cleaning, sanding, metal treatment, and masking. Included is determining imperfections in paint jobs. Emphasis is placed upon personal safety and environmental concerns. (3,1,4)
  
  • ABT 1323 - Refinishing II


    Credit(s): 3

    Continuation of Refinishing I. Included are types of paint defects and paint gun application and maintenance procedures. (3,1,4)
  
  • ABT 1443 - Mechanical and Electrical Components I


    Credit(s): 3

    A course designed to provide theory and practice in the areas of restraint systems, cooling systems, and air conditioning/heating systems. An introduction to small business management techniques as applied to the collision repair shop.  Includes computerized information and record systems. Also included are financial responsibilities, shop layout, inventory, and employee-employer relations. (3,3,0)
  
  • ABT 1453 - Mechanical and Electrical Components II


    Credit(s): 3

    A course designed to provide theory and practice in the areas of brakes and electrical. (3,3,0)
  
  • ABT 2163 - Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is a continuation of Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II. This course provides instruction and practice in unibody inspection, measurement, and repair. (3,2,2)
  
  • ABT 2243 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is a continuation of Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II.  This course provides instruction for outer body panel repair, replacement, and adjustment principles and practices. (3,2,2)
  
  • ABT 2336 - Refinishing III


    Credit(s): 6

    A continuation of Refinishing II with emphasis on advanced painting techniques including paint mixing, matching, and applying and detailing. (6,2,8)
  
  • ABT 2913 - Special Problem in Collision Repair Technology


    Credit(s): 3

    A course to provide students with an opportunity to utilize skills and knowledge gained in other Collision Repair Technology courses.  The instructor and student work closely together to select a topic and establish criteria for completion of the project.  (3,0,6)

Accounting (ACC)

  
  • ACC 2213 - Principles of Accounting I


    Credit(s): 3

    Study of the fundamentals and application of financial accounting principles that relate to business. The topics to be covered include the accounting cycle and the accounting systems for service and merchandising businesses. Previous knowledge of accounting is not required for ACC 2213 (3,3,0)
  
  • ACC 2223 - Principles of Accounting II


    Credit(s): 3

    A continuation of ACC 2213. The topics to be covered include corporate accounting concepts, managerial accounting concepts and internal business decision making. Prerequisite: ACC 2213 . (3,3,0)

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Technology (ACT)

  
  • ACT 1003 - Introduction to Heating & Air Conditioning Technology


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental skills associated with all HVAC courses.  Safety, basic tools, special tools, and equipment, communication skills, employability skills, and materials handling topics are included. (3,2,2)
  
  • ACT 1124 - Basic Compression Refrigeration


    Credit(s): 4

    An introduction to the field of refrigeration and air-conditioning.  Emphasis is placed on trade math, thermodynamics and heat transfer. (4,2,4)
  
  • ACT 1133 - Brazing & Piping


    Credit(s): 3

    This course includes various tools and pipe connecting techniques.  This course includes specialized tools and test equipment required in heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration. (3,2,2)
  
  • ACT 1214 - Controls


    Credit(s): 4

    Fundamentals of gas, fluid, electrical, and programmable controls. (4,2,4)
  
  • ACT 1313 - Refrigeration System Components


    Credit(s): 3

    This course includes an in-depth study of the components and accessories of a sealed system including metering devices, evaporators, compressors, and condensers. (3,2,2)
  
  • ACT 1713 - Electricity for Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration I


    Credit(s): 3

    This course includes basic knowledge of electricity, power distribution, components, solid state devices, and electrical circuits. (3,2,2)
  
  • ACT 2324 - Commercial Refrigeration


    Credit(s): 4

    A study of various commercial refrigeration systems.  Includes installation, servicing, and maintaining systems. (4,2,4)
  
  • ACT 2414 - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration I


    Credit(s): 4

    This course includes residential air-conditioning including indoor air quality. This course includes modules on basic maintenance, air quality equipment, troubleshooting cooling, and troubleshooting gas heating. (4,2,4)
  
  • ACT 2424 - Heating, Ventilation, & Air Conditioning II


    Credit(s): 4

    A continuation of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning I with modules related to introduction to hydronic systems, troubleshooting heat pumps, and troubleshooting accessories. (4,2,4)
  
  • ACT 2433 - Refrigerant, Retrofit, and Regulations


    Credit(s): 3

    This course includes regulations and standards for new retrofit and government regulations.  This course includes EPA regulations, local, and state codes. (3,2,2)
  
  • ACT 2513 - Heating Systems


    Credit(s): 3

    Various types of residential and commercial heating systems.  This course includes gas, oil, electric, compression, and hydronic heating systems. (3,2,2)
  
  • ACT 2624 - Heat Load and Air Properties


    Credit(s): 4

    Introduction to heat load calculations for residential and light commercial heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.  Includes air distribution, duct sizing, selection of grills and registers, types of fans, air velocity, and fan performance.  Introduces air testing instruments and computer usage. (4,2,4)
  
  • ACT 2913 - Special Project in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration Technology


    Credit(s): 3

    A course designed to provide the student with practical application of skills and knowledge gained in technical courses.  The instructor works closely with the students to ensure that the selection of a project will enhance the student’s learning experience. (3,2,2)

Agriculture (AGR)

  
  • AGR 1112 - Survey of Agriculture


    Credit(s): 2

    An introductory course covering the general functions, organization, and operation of the agricultural industry in both national and international settings.  (2,2,0)
  
  • AGR 1214 - Animal Science


    Credit(s): 4

    Fundamental principles and practical application of livestock, dairy, and poultry science.  Origin, history, characteristics, market classes, and grades of the major breeds of livestock and poultry.  (4,3,2)
  
  • AGR 1313 - Plant Science


    Credit(s): 3

    Scientific principles as the basis for practice in producing, handling, processing, marketing, and utilizing agronomic and horticultural crops.  (3,3,1)
  
  • AGR 2413 - Farm Management


    Credit(s): 3

    Decision making in the organization and operation of the farm business. Basic principles of farm management, including records, finance, taxation and budgeting.  (3,3,0)
  
  • AGR 2713 - Principles of Agricultural Economics


    Credit(s): 3

    Economic principles applied to production, value, prices, credit, taxation, land tenure, marketing, international trade, and related problems affecting agriculture.  (3,3,0)

Anthropology (ANR)

  
  • ANR 2213 - Introduction to Anthropology


    Credit(s): 3

    A survey of the four fields and applied anthropology in the comparative study of humanity.  (3,3,0)
  
  • ANR 2243 - Cultural Anthropology


    Credit(s): 3

    This course examines human culture and cultural diversity. The student will explore techniques employed by the anthropologist. (3,3,0)

Art (ART)

NOTE: The department reserves the privilege to retain student work for exhibition purposes.

  
  • ART 1113 - Art Appreciation


    Credit(s): 3

    A course designed to provide an understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. (3,3,0)
  
  • ART 1113H - Honors Art Appreciation


    Credit(s): 3

    An honors appreciation course designed to increase the students awareness of the Fine Arts.
  
  • ART 1313 - Drawing I


    Credit(s): 3

    Includes the study of the basic elements and principles of organization in two dimensions and the selection, manipulation and synthesis of these components to create an organized visual expression. Students will apply overlapping foreshortening and diminished scale. Black and white media will be stressed.  (3,0,6)
  
  • ART 1323 - Drawing II


    Credit(s): 3

    Continuation of skills from Drawing I with an introduction to color and further study of composition. Prerequisite: ART 1313  or permission of instructor. (3,0,6)
  
  • ART 1433 - Design I


    Credit(s): 3

    Introduction to the fundamentals of two-dimensional design with emphasis in black and white media. (3,0,6)
  
  • ART 1443 - Design II


    Credit(s): 3

    Continuation of Design I with emphasis in color theory.  (3,0,6)
  
  • ART 1453 - Three Dimensional Design


    Credit(s): 3

    To provide students with an understanding of spatial form in three dimensions through the use of applied design elements and principles to studio problems in mixed media. (3,0,6) Prerequisite ART 1443  or permission of instructor
  
  • ART 1513 - Computer Art


    Credit(s): 3

    An introduction to the theory and practice of using the computer to create art. A study of methods and applications utilizing the computer and selected software applications. (3,0,3)
  
  • ART 1913 - Art for Elementary Teachers


    Credit(s): 3

    Development of essential concepts of children’s art education in compliance with the National Standards for Art Education. (3,2,2)
  
  • ART 2513 - Painting I


    Credit(s): 3

    An introduction to painting compositions and techniques.  Prerequisite: ART 1313  & ART 1413 or permission of instructor. (3,0,6)
  
  • ART 2523 - Painting II


    Credit(s): 3

    A further study in the compositions, techniques, and concepts in Painting I. Prerequisite: ART 2513  or permission of instructor. (3,0,6)
  
  • ART 2613 - Ceramics I


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is directed toward an introduction to different aspects and materials of ceramic design. Instruction covers forming and shaping by hand and by mechanical means, various kiln operations, understanding the nature of clay and glazes and an appreciation of functional and non-functional forms. (3,0,6)
  
  • ART 2623 - Ceramics II


    Credit(s): 3

    Continuation of skills introduced in Ceramics I. Emphasis on individual problem solving. Prerequisite: ART 2613  or permission of the instructor. (3,0,6)
  
  • ART 2633 - Sculpture I


    Credit(s): 3

    Study of 3-D media and methods exploring substractive and additive sculpture process. (3,0,6)
  
  • ART 2713 - Art History I


    Credit(s): 3

    Survey course of historical background of art forms from Prehistoric to Renaissance. Emphasis is on painting, architecture, and sculpture as related to history. (3,3,0)
  
  • ART 2723 - Art History II


    Credit(s): 3

    Survey courses of historical background of art forms from Renaissance to present with special emphasis on contemporary expression. (3,3,0)
  
  • ART 2913 - Special Studio


    Credit(s): 3

    Independent study in an area of special interest. Course designed for the exceptional student. Instructor approval dependent on discipline. Can only take twice.  Prerequisite: Six semester hours of work in related studio. (3,3,0)

Automotive Technology (ATT)

  
  • ATT 1123 - Basic Electrical/Electronic


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to all components of the vehicle electrical system, including lights, battery, and charging components. (3,1,4)
  
  • ATT 1134 - Advanced Electrical/Electronic


    Credit(s): 4

    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the components of the vehicle electrical system including gauges, driver information systems, horn, wiper/washer systems, and accessories. (4,2,4)
  
  • ATT 1213 - Brakes


    Credit(s): 3

    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the repair and maintenance of brake systems on automobiles.  It includes instruction and practice in diagnosis of braking systems problems and the repair of brake systems. (3,1,4)
  
  • ATT 1313 - Manual Drive Trains/Transaxles


    Credit(s): 3

    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the maintenance and repair of manual transmissions, transaxles, and drive train components.  It includes instruction in the diagnosis of drive train problems, and the repair and maintenance of transmissions, transaxles, clutches, CV joints, differentials, and other components. (3,1,4)
  
  • ATT 1424 - Engine Performance I


    Credit(s): 4

    This is a course designed to provide basic skills and knowledge related to the engine mechanicals, ignition system, fuel, air induction, exhaust systems, and emission systems.  It includes instruction, diagnosis, and correction of problems associated within these areas. (4,2,4)
  
  • ATT 1714 - Engine Repair


    Credit(s): 4

    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the repair and rebuilding of automotive engines. It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and repair of engine components including valve trains, blocks, pistons and connecting rods, crankshafts, and oil pumps. (4,2,4)
  
  • ATT 1811 - Introduction, Safety, and Employability Skills


    Credit(s): 1

    This is a course designed to provide knowledge of classroom and lab policies and procedures.  Safety practices and procedures associated with the automotive program and automotive industry. (1,1,0)
  
  • ATT 2112 - Introduction to Light Duty Diesel Technology, Tools, and Safety


    Credit(s): 2

    This course introduces basic knowledge and skills the student must have to succeed in the Diesel Equipment Technology field.  Topics include an overview of diesel powered vehicles, diesel technology safety skills, basic tools and equipment, reference materials, measuring instruments, shop operation, mechanical fasteners, welding safety, and basic welding skills.  Classroom and lab experiences on safety, precision measuring, and basic shop practices are highly emphasized. (2,1,2) Prerequisite Courses: ATT 1811  
  
  • ATT 2125 - Light Duty Diesel Engine Repair


    Credit(s): 5

    This course covers the theory, construction, inspection, diagnosis, and repair of internal combustion engines and related systems to light duty diesel. Topics include fundamental operating principles of engines and diagnosis, inspection, adjustment, and repair of automotive engines using appropriate service information. Upon completion, students should be able to perform basic diagnosis, measurement and repair of light duty diesel engines using appropriate tools, equipment, procedures, and service information.  Prerequisites: ATT 1714 ATT 1811   (5,2,6)
  
  • ATT 2214 - Light Duty Diesel Engine Performance


    Credit(s): 4

    This course covers terminology, theory and operation of air induction and boost technologies, exhaust, and emission controls used in light-duty diesel engines.  Topics include component identification, operation, diagnosis and repair of air delivery systems including turbochargers, diesel particulate filters and other exhaust catalysts.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills necessary to research service information, and inspect, test, and repair induction, boost, and after-treatment components. Prerequisite Courses: ATT 1811 , ATT 1424  (4,2,2)
  
  • ATT 2224 - Light Duty Diesel Electrical


    Credit(s): 4

    This course covers the theory and operation of electric-drive diesel vehicles. Topics include maintenance, diagnosis, repair and safety procedures for electrically propelled diesel vehicles. Upon completion, students should be able to perform diagnostics, maintenance and repairs on electric and hybrid diesel vehicles. Prerequisite Courses: ATT 1811 ATT 1123 , ATT 1134   (4,2,4)

     

  
  • ATT 2324 - Automatic Transmissions/Transaxles


    Credit(s): 4

    This is a course designed to provide skills and knowledge related to the diagnosis of automatic transmissions and transaxles.  Includes instruction and practice of testing, inspecting, and repairing/replacing of these devices. (4,2,4)
  
  • ATT 2334 - Steering and Suspension Systems


    Credit(s): 4

    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the inspection and repair of steering and suspension systems of automobiles.  This course includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis of steering system problems and the repair/replacement of steering/suspension components. (4,2,4)
  
  • ATT 2434 - Engine Performance II


    Credit(s): 4

    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the ignition system, fuel, air induction, exhaust systems, and emission systems.  It includes instruction, diagnosis, and correction of problems associated with in these areas. (4,2,4)
  
  • ATT 2444 - Engine Performance III


    Credit(s): 4

    This is a course designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge related to the ignition system, fuel, air induction, exhaust systems, and emission systems.  It includes instruction, diagnosis, and correction of problems associated with in these areas. (4,2,4)
  
  • ATT 2614 - Heating and Air Conditioning


    Credit(s): 4

    This course is designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge associated with the maintenance and repair of automotive heating and air conditioning systems.  It includes instruction and practice in the diagnosis and repair of heating and air conditioning system components, and control systems. (4,2,4)
  
  • ATT 2913 - Special Problem I in Automotive Technology


    Credit(s): 3

    A basic course to provide students with an opportunity to utilize basic skills and general knowledge gained in other Automotive Technology courses.  The instructor and student work closely together to select a topic and establish criteria for completion of the project.  (3,0,6)

Business Administration (BAD)

  
  • BAD 1113 - Introduction to Business


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts of business. Main topics include current business and economic environment, entrepreneurship, marketing, management, financial management, and business careers. (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2113 - Introduction to International Business


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is an introduction to international business concepts and practices. Emphasis is placed on understanding cultural differences and foreign exchange markets. (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2323 - Business Statistics


    Credit(s): 3

    Introduction to statistical methods of describing, summarizing, comparing, and interpreting data to include probability distributions, sampling, estimation, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Prerequisite: MAT 1313  or MAT 1314 . (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2413 - Legal Environment of Business


    Credit(s): 3

    An introduction to interrelationships of law and society, jurisprudence and business. Topics include an introduction to law, law of contracts, agency, and employment. (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2513 - Introduction to Management


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is a study of basic management principles as applied to the functions of planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and coordinating with effective communication in business enterprise. (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2533 - Computer Applications in Business and Industry


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is designed to teach computer applications to include: word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation design, and electronic communications. (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2713 - Principles of Real Estate


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is an introduction to the nature of the real estate market, types of ownership of property, contracts, and methods of transferal of title. (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2723 - Real Estate Law


    Credit(s): 3

    Designed to give the student a general background in the law of real property and the law of real estate brokerage. (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2733 - Real Estate Finance


    Credit(s): 3

    A study of principles and methods of financing real estate, sources of funds, types and contents of financing instruments, and the role of various institutions, both private and governmental. (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2743 - Real Estate Appraisal I


    Credit(s): 3

    An introductory course. Includes purpose of appraisal, methods, and techniques to determine the value of the various types of property. Emphasis on residential and single unit property. Prerequisite: BAD 2713  or Real Estate Sales or Broker License. (3,3,0)
  
  • BAD 2853 - Business Ethics


    Credit(s): 3

    An exploration of the ethical problems faced in business theory and practice through which the student will recognize and analyze ethical dilemmas and implement ethical decisions within the context of today’s business environment. (3,3,0)

Biology (BIO)

*The prerequisites for advanced science courses identified by an * are the completion of one of the following: a) minimum ACT composite of 21 on the science component, b) completion of three high school science courses (biology or chemistry) with no grade lower than a “C”, or c) credit for BIO 1134 .

  
  • BIO 1114 - Principles of Biology I (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that provides an introduction to the basic principles of modern biology, and their relevance to modern life. Emphasis is placed on the nature and history of scientific thought, basic biological chemistry, cell structure and processes, genetics. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. (4,3,2)
  
  • BIO 1124 - Principles of Biology II (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that emphasizes the survey of the diversity of life, ecology, evolution, and an overview of organ systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. (4,3,2)
  
  • BIO 1134 - General Biology I (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that covers the major themes of biology, the scientific method, chemistry relevant to biological systems, cell processes including photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell division, genetics, and molecular genetics. (4,3,2)
  
  • BIO 1134H - Honors General Biology I (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that covers the major themes of biology, the scientific method, chemistry relevant to biological systems, cell processes including photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cell division, genetics, and molecular genetics. (By invitation only.) (4,3,2)
  
  • BIO 1144 - General Biology II (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that reinforces themes and concepts introduced in BIO 1134 General Biology I, while emphasizing the diversity of life. Topics covered include evolution, classification, ecology, detailed consideration of major groups of organisms, viruses, and the study of animals and plants including their anatomy and physiology. Prerequisite: BIO 1134  (4,3,2)
  
  • BIO 1144H - Honors General Biology II (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course for science majors that reinforces themes and concepts introduced in BIO 1134 General Biology I, while emphasizing the diversity of life. Topics covered include evolution, classification, ecology, detailed consideration of major groups of organisms, viruses, and the study of animals and plants including their anatomy and physiology. (By invitation only.) (4,3,2)
  
  • BIO 1214 - Environmental Science (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course covering the relevance of ecological principles to environmental problems and the relationship of humans to their environment with emphasis on preservation of environmental quality. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. (4,3,2)
  
  • BIO 1314 - Botany I (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course covering the representative groups of the plant kingdom, their anatomy, physiology, taxonomy, and economic importance. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Prerequisite: *(4,3,2)
     
  
  • BIO 1513 - Principles of Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture


    Credit(s): 3

    A lecture course that provides introduction to the anatomical and physiological study of the human body at the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, and organ system levels.  Organ systems covered in this course are the integumentary, muscular, skeletal, and nervous systems. (3,3,0)
  
  • BIO 1514 - Principles of Anatomy and Physiology I (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course that provides an introduction to the anatomical and physiological study of the human body at the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ, and organ system levels. Organ systems covered in this course are the integumentary, muscular, skeletal and nervous systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. (4,3,1)
  
  • BIO 1523 - Principles of Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture


    Credit(s): 3

    A lecture course that provides an introduction to the anatomical and physiological study of the human endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic and immune, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. (3,3,0)
  
  • BIO 1524 - Principles of Anatomy and Physiology II (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course that provides an introduction to the anatomical and physiological study of human endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, and urinary systems, as well as reproduction and development. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. (4,3,1)
  
  • BIO 1613 - Nutrition, Lecture


    Credit(s): 3

    A lecture course covering the nutrients required for normal growth and reducing risks of major chronic diseases, and applied to the selection of food for ingestion, the metabolic process of digestion, assimilation, and absorption, and their applications for healthcare providers. Prerequisite: BIO 1134 , BIO 2514  and BIO 2524  recommended. (3,3,0)
  
  • BIO 1711 - Biomedical Research I


    Credit(s): 1

    This course will provide hands on instruction of the necessary skills in order to prepare students to launch a unique investigation in the area of biomedical research. This course focuses on the structural basics such as literature reviews, elements of a research proposal/publication/presentation, experimental design, analysis of data, and technical skills such as micropipetting, centrifugation, spectrophotometric analysis, etc.  (By invitation only.) (1,0,2)
  
  • BIO 1721 - Biomedical Research II


    Credit(s): 1

    This course will provide students with the opportunity to perform a unique investigation in the area of biomedical research of data, and technical skills such as micropipetting, centrifugation, spectrophotometric analysis, etc.  Prerequisite:  BIO 1711  (By invitation only.) (1,0,2)
  
  • BIO 1813 - Medical Terminology for Health Professions


    Credit(s): 3

    This course is an introduction to medical language used in health professions. Emphasis is placed on learning medical root words, prefixes, and suffixes and applying them to the human body systems in written and verbal communication. (3,3,0)
  
  • BIO 2214 - Introduction to Marine Science (LEC/LAB)


    Credit(s): 4

    A combined lecture and laboratory course providing an introduction to oceanography with an emphasis on the measurement of physical, chemical, and biological aspects of the marine environment as well as functional morphology and taxonomy of local marine biota. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes. Prerequisite: *(4,3,2)
 

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