Chemistry of Nutrition
This course explores the fundamentals of nutrition, elaborating on the essential chemistry needed for a basic understanding of the subject matter. The course examines how carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants are chemically related to nutrition. The course focuses also on nutrition throughout the various life stages and how this relates to one’s environment.
Communication & Media Studies
Introduction to Media Culture
Have you ever wondered what those ads are REALLY saying or how your favorite celebrity manages to always look so perfect? Are you thinking about the future of magazines or books? If so, CM101 is the class for you. In this course, you will examine the impact of television, film, radio, advertisements, music and other media on society. You will learn to look beyond the glitzy special effects to understand the real messages being sent out to viewers. Students will be required to view films, television programs, and advertisements as part of this class.
Introduction to Criminal Justice
This course provides an overview of the criminal justice system and its processes. Within policing, a foundation of the criminal justice system, the nature and causes of crime, a history of policing, and critical issues in policing, will be covered. Trials, sentencing, and the structure of the court system will be examined as part of the framework of the criminal justice system and other specially related topics including, the juvenile justice system, terrorism, and cybercrime.
Introduction to Economics
This introductory course provides a fundamental overview of economics. Within this framework, the course analyzes economic principles, consumers choice, society’s resources, production methods and market systems; also the domestic and global economy, competition, and market efficiency. Apply economic data and graphs to compare changes in global markets and US economy and examine the cost/benefit in trade and commerce.
This course introduces students to the rhetorical strategies and techniques necessary for clear and effective college level writing. Students study and practice academic discourse, including research techniques. The course emphasizes essay organization and development, analysis, argument, documentation and critical evaluation of academic writing.
Mark Twain said, "The mark of an educated person is how he or she speaks." Begin preparing yourself now to express what you want to achieve by learning how to write, deliver and communicate effectively, informatively and persuasively. Learn and practice how to use PowerPoint professionally, provide oral and written presentations, work together in groups, and individually always speak with confidence.
Health and Wellness Seminar
This course merges introductory concepts associated with the field of public health with an individualized examination of the student’s health and wellness status, goals, and objectives via seminars augmented with health promotion laboratory activities on campus and related readings and assignments.
This course is designed to improve algebraic skills. Topics include: functions, equations and inequalities in one variable; linear, quadratic, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions; systems of linear equations in two variables. Algebraic techniques and applications are stressed.
Addresses the algebra of functions, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions and trigonometric functions, including analytical trigonometry.
Introduction to Psychology
Ever wonder why you feel the need to check your friend's Facebook status every five minutes? Do you frequent the mall because you really just love people watching? Did you know that your body may become paralyzed during your most vivid dreams? If you are curious about your own and others' behaviors then PS110 is the course for you. You will learn through innovative lectures, "cutting edge" research and multimedia presentations about the physiological, cognitive, learning, sociocultural, and psychodynamic bases of behavior.