Non-Radiography Course Descriptions

Pre-requisites

BI 105/106 Anatomy and Physiology I & II/Lab (4 credits each)

The fundamental facts and concepts of the normal structure and function of the human body are presented. The course progresses from the structure and function of cells and tissues to the anatomy and physiology of the integrated organ systems of the body. Laboratory work includes microscopic examination of tissues, dissection of preserved organ specimens and the cat, and investigations of various human physiological processes. BI 105 is a prerequisite to BI 106.

 

Non-Radiography Courses for the Radiography Program

EN 105 Writing Seminar (3 credits)

First-year students explore writing for learning and communication in a workshop setting. The seminar focuses on the complementary skills of speaking, listening, responding, and reading and thinking critically. The workshop emphasizes process, peer group work and constant revision. Students produce a portfolio of writing, , which includes critical and analytical non-fiction writing as well as personal narrative, for evaluation at the end of the semester. Conferences with instructors and writing assistants outside class supplement in-class workshops.

EN 106 Critical Reading, Thinking and Writing (3 credits)

Further building on critical thinking and reading skills acquired in EN105, this essay writing course explores one large theme, topic, or discipline through a variety of readings chosen by the instructor. Recent topics have included Writing and the Science Fiction Film, and Social Justice. Prerequisite: EN 105 or equivalent

ID 304 Exploring Ethics (3 credits)

This course offers a study of the philosophical and religious principles people use in approaching ethical problems, with particular attention to the Christian ethical tradition. The focus of the course will be on the ethical challenges of the contemporary world, including those in the student’s field of concentration. Stress will be placed on skill development in ethical reflection and analysis.

MA 210 Statistics (3 credits)

Basic principles of statistics, including descriptive methods, classical tests, estimation, correlation, and regression. Emphasis on applications.

SO 201 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)

This course introduces students to the major theories, theorists, concepts and methods used in the study of society. Students will considers a variety of topics, including culture, socialization, and gender, racial, economic and social-class divisions.

 

Expressive Arts (3 credits)
A total of 3 credit hours selected from the following offerings: AH 201, AR 222, CO 208, CO 221, CO 222, CO 240, DA 201, DA 204, EN 209A, EN 210, EN230, GD 241, IT 101, IT 102; 3 credits will be earned after two consecutive semesters of Chamber Singers (MU 320, MU 321); 3 credits will be earned after three semesters of Glee Club (MU 315, MU 316), 3 credits will be earned after three semesters of Instrumental Ensemble (MU 300). Students may also fulfill this requirement by taking Spanish or Portuguese for Health Professionals (SP100 or PG100). Please note these offerings may vary by semester/academic year.