An introductory course for students with a limited high school background in biology.  Includes an introduction to molecular and cellular biology, genetics, and a survey of living organisms.  A laboratory component, included, satisfies distribution.  Prereqs: None

This course is designed to develop a knowledge base of the language of medicine. Emphasis is placed on the spelling, pronunciation, and analysis of word elements and terms relating to anatomy, physiology, diagnosis, pathology, procedures, abbreviations, and symptomatic terms that assist the student in a communicative application to each system and medical specialty. Also included in this course of study are the technical methods of communication used by healthcare professionals.

This course of study reviews the basic knowledge of pharmacology. Students will practice converting measurements, study dosage and develop an understanding of the history and principles of pharmacology.