BIO 101 Human Biology
Structure and function of the major systems of the human body and how they interact. Non-lab course.
CHEM 101 Elements of Chemistry I
An introductory course for students with a limited background in math and/or chemistry. This course emphasizes chemical problem solving skills. Topics include atoms, molecules, ions, compounds, the periodic table, chemical reactions, reactions in solution, introduction to chemical bonding, thermochemistry, and gas laws. Chemical problem solving skills emphasized include scientific notation, dimensional analysis, and stoichiometry. 3 hours of lecture.
HIST 121 Renaissance to Revolutions, 1500-1848
Examine major political, economic, social, cultural and intellectual developments that affected Europe and the world. Study the transformation of Europe from the Renaissance to the French Revolution. Includes an assessment of industrialization in Europe.
MATH 109 Applied Calculus
Selected topics in calculus pertinent to the study of life sciences and managerial and social sciences. Functions, limits, differentiation, integration, methods and applications of the differential and integral calculus. Prerequisite: C- or better in MATH 104 or equivalent.
MATH 120 Statistics
A first course in statistics. Conceptually covers the basics in descriptive and inferential statistics and computational facility with applied statistics; the proper use and interpretation of statistical results.
MUS 204: Music Fundamentals
A college level course offered to the serious music student. They will have the opportunity to study, analyze, and synthesize aspects of music composition. Students will focus on compositional styles and techniques of traditional and modern composers to better understand the issues involved in creating and notating music. This class will help provide student musicians with a strong background in theory and will prepare them for college placement tests.
PHY 201: General Physics I
Course Description: This course is an algebra-based, introductory college-level physics course. Students cultivate their understanding of physics through inquiry-based investigations as they explore these topics: kinematics, dynamics, circular motion and gravitation, energy, momentum, simple harmonic motion, and torque and rotational motion.
POLS 201 Contemporary American Politics
Basic principles of the Constitution and how it governs American political life. The structure, organization, powers and functions of our national government and their impact both socially and economically on our established institutions.
PSYCH 103: General Psychology
A college level course offered to students who wish to expand their knowledgeas skills in the social sciences. Topics covered in the course include methods, approaches and history: biological bases of behavior; sensation and perception; states of consciousness, learning, cognition, motivation and emotion; developmental psychology; personality, testing and individual differences; abnormal psychology; treatment of psychological disorders; and social psychology.
Writing 101 Academic Writing I
The purpose of Writing 101 is to prepare students for the tasks of college-level writing through specific and often intense attention to the processes used to arrive at a written essay. Writing 101 develops reading comprehension, inference-drawing, and reading critically in addition to the usual emphasis on mechanics, form, audience, and style. Furthermore, it introduces rhetorical concepts and terms students will use throughout their undergraduate careers: argument, audience, claims, evidence, etc. Students will write approximately 20 pages of graded work; both out-of-class and in-class writing will strengthen students’ writing skills.