General Education Courses

General Education Courses



OPTIONAL NON-TRANSFERABLE COURSES

These courses are specifically designed for those who have already taken Anatomy & Physiology courses and are wanting to be refreshed of the information. These courses can also meet the needs of those whose courses were completed five years ago or more, or the student who is seeking to gain an introductory understanding prior to entering their educational pathway into nursing, medicine, physical therapy, etc. There are no laboratory components within these courses


AP 100 – ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I REFRESHER

  • Units: 2 units
  • Course Length: 8 weeks
  • Course Type: Online
  • Cost: $200 per unit
  • Prerequisite(s): N/A
  • Theory: 60 hours (12 hours lecture/discussions & 48 hours independent study/writing)

This course is the first of a two-course sequence and will highlight the important studies related to the structure and function of the human body including cells, tissues, and organs of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. The course emphasizes the interrelationships among body systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis within the body.

AP 101 – ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II REFRESHER

  • Units: 2 units
  • Course Length: 8 weeks
  • Course Type: Online
  • Cost: $200 per unit
  • Prerequisite(s): N/A
  • Theory: 60 hours (12 hours lecture/discussions & 48 hours independent study/writing)

This course, the second of the two-course sequence, provides a continuation of the highlights of anatomy and physiology of the human body in relation to the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Portions of the course cover important concepts related to the body’s metabolism, nutrition, acid-base balance, and the balance of fluid and electrolytes.



TRANSFERABLE UPPER DIVISION GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

BIO 460 – BIOSTATISTICS

  • Units: 4 units
  • Course Length: 10 weeks
  • Course Type: Online
  • Cost: $300 per unit
  • Prerequisite(s): Intermediate Algebra or higher
  • Theory: 150 hours (30 hours lecture/discussions & 120 hours independent study/writing)

The purpose of the course is to teach fundamental concepts and techniques of descriptive and inferential statistics with applications in health care, medicine, and public health. The course will introduce statistical methods used in biological and health science research. Fundamental probability theory, statistical inference sample size, inference for means and proportions, descriptive statistics, and principles of ethical research will be outlined, providing students a sound methodological foundation for public health practice.

ENG 450 – CRITICAL REASONING AND ADVANCED COMPOSITION

  • Units: 4 units
  • Course Length: 10 weeks
  • Course Type: Online
  • Cost: $300 per unit
  • Prerequisite(s): College English Composition
  • Theory: 150 hours (30 hours lecture/discussions & 120 hours independent study/writing)

This 10-week course explores advanced writing techniques and strategies to read and write critically. Through implementation of rhetorical strategies and the development of more advanced composition styles, students will be able to critically analyze and articulate arguments, distinguish fact from opinion, and strengthen logical reasoning. Special attention is given to evaluating evidence and reasoning, the building blocks of argumentation. The student is required to write between 6,500 and 8,000 words divided among several essay assignments.

Program or Course Withdrawal Refund Policy

The student may cancel the enrollment agreement and obtain a refund of charges paid, less the non-refundable application fee and STRF fee, if canceled on or before the first class session, or the seventh day after enrollment, whichever is later.

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