Course Descriptions

SOC1006 : SEX AND GENDER
3.00 credits: This course is designed to introduce you to the psychological study of sex and gender. Topics will include: what it means to be a male or a female in our society and other societies around the world; how gender develops over the life span; how gender shapes our lives and how the social world shapes our construction of gender; how similar and different males and females are across a number of domains; and how culture, religion, and the media shape and reinforce ideas about gender.
SOC1001 : SOCIOLOGY
3.00 credits: This class will guide students through an introductory study of human individual and societal interactions. The key topics in our study of sociology will be presented through history and scientific theory and methods. Subjects that will be covered include social institutions (e.g. family, education, health care, economy, and government), social identity, stratification, inequality, and demography (e.g. class, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, age, immigration, culture), environment, social change movements, deviance and crime, media, urbanization and globalization, and sociology of health. Students will learn how to think creatively and critically analyze and reason creative solutions for real-world situations through readings, class interactions, and case studies.
SPAN1001 : SPANISH FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
3.00 credits: This course is designed for students who are interested learning how to communicate in Spanish at an introductory level in a health care setting. Students will learn greetings, anatomy and medical terminology, how to take a health history and assess current health state, how to explain treatment, how to make appointments, and cultural competency. Students also will learn how to construct basic sentences, questions, and responses. No previous experience with Spanish is required.
CHEM1001 : SURVEY OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY
1.50 credits: A course designed to provide an overview of general, organic and biological chemistry and a preparation for biochemistry. Study of basic concepts related to atomic and molecular structure, bonding, gas laws, acids and bases, chemical thermodynamics, and chemical kinetics; survey of the structure and properties of representative organic molecules and functional groups; survey of the structure and function of biologically important molecules including proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids; overview of intermediary metabolic processes related to carbohydrate and fat metabolism; and an overview of protein synthesis.
UGE3740 : UNDERSTANDING AND USING RESEARCH
3.00 credits: A continuation of Foundations of Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP) in earlier trimesters. Students identify an area of interest, location ten or more articles from thie peer-reviewed scientific literature, and appraise and summarize them. Student develop reviews of research that can be used in doctors' clinical summaries and as patients' health education abstracts. Class projects promote students' skills in appraising and summarizing research and generating useful research questions and research designs.
HIST1003 : WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1400
4.00 credits: Without knowing where we came from, we can't understanding the world we live in now. This course presents a survey of world history from the 15th century to the early 20th century, with an emphasis on the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, ritual objects, clothing). Major topics include religion and philosophy, as well as the development of political and social structures.
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