Medical Terminology and Body Systems II prepares you to list major organs in each body system, describe their function, and identify and analyze pathologies related to each system. You will be able to discuss implications for disease and disability as it relates to each system, as well as issues related to treatment for each pathology and how it changes throughout the lifespan. This course has 4 Credit Units that will assist you in learning the course objectives.
This course will assist students in developing effective and successful social media marketing campaigns. Students will examine how the choice of social network and social media tools affects the distribution of the message and the audience that is reached. Students will have the opportunity to formulate a social media marketing plan with an appropriate target market using relevant social media channels.
1. Recognize social networks and their properties.
2. Explain why people participate in different types of social networks or social media.
3. Describe the history and development of various social networks.
4. Understand how personal account setting anonymous accounts, false identities, and multiple identities affect the community formation.
You will create and correctly format business documents including memos, letters, tables, and reports using word processing software. Student will also diagnose and correct keying deficiencies through prescribed drills leading to improved speed and accuracy while keying by touch. Student will input by touch 10-key and top-row numeric data. Workstation health and safety will be emphasized.
1. Demonstrate proper keyboarding technique and ergonomic principles.
2. Demonstrate improved speed and accuracy of touch typing.
3. Apply proofreading skills and formatting guidelines to produce business documents.
This course provides an overview of the United States from pre-Columbian North American and European antecedents to colonization, Colonial America, Revolutionary America; development of U.S. government, economy, and society to 1840.
1. Articulate an understanding of key historical events from pre-Columbian North America and European antecedents to colonization, the development of slavery, Native American history, Colonial America, Revolutionary America and the development of U.S. government, economy, and society to 1840.
2. Identify and investigate historical theses, evaluate information and its sources, and use appropriate reasoning to construct evidence-based arguments on historical issues.
3. Construct an historical argument integrating both primary documents and secondary sources.
This course provides students with a foundation that enables them to identify and analyze ethical issues in relation to social media. Students will explore the legal responsibilities associated with social media.
1. Define Intellectual Property.
2. Discuss the liability issues associated with privacy and social media boundaries.
3. Define Social Media professional networking.
This course prepares the student to function in the administrative outpatient setting.
1. Operate EMR systems
2. Effectively communicate in a professional environment
3. Work effectively in a medical office environment
4. Perform basic medical office accounting.
This is an introductory lab science course intended for majors in disciplines other than the biological sciences. The topics presented include biological molecules, cellular biology, genetics and inheritance, biotechnology, and evolutionary processes. Additionally, the course is designed to help you discover the applications of science in your everyday life, as well as provide elements of critical thinking.
1. Explain how natural selection drives evolution.
2. Express how changes in the genome can affect the phenotype or traits within a population.
3. Be able to describe the patterns of inheritance.
4. Be able describe selected key cell processes.
5. Distinguish between the groups of biomolecules.
BI 101 is an introductory lab science course intended for majors in disciplines other than the biological sciences. This course is designed to help you discover the applications of science to your everyday life, as well as provide elements of critical thinking. This course has four Credit Units that emphasize a variety of topics including ecological principles, biodiversity, and impact of human activities on the environment.
1. Discuss biological community interactions.
2. Explain how changes in human population and/or actions impact natural ecosystems.
3. Describe the movement of energy & nutrients through trophic levels.
4. Recognize the appropriate taxonomic level of an organism based on key characteristics or traits.
This course will assist students in developing effective and successful social media marketing campaigns. Students will have the opportunity to formulate a social media marketing plan with an appropriate target market using relevant social media channels and metric analysis and maintenance.
1. Describe video utilization in Social Media.
2. List methods for search engine optimization.
3. Discuss emerging Social Media technologies.
This is an introductory course that gives students an overview of the major social media sites and provides examples as to how individuals are using social media. Social media (Twitter, Facebook, blogging, podcasting, etc.) are relatively accessible technologies that enable individuals, almost instantaneously, to create, publish, edit, and/or access messages intended for audiences; students will learn how to explore the possibilities and limitations of various social media.
Social media has profoundly impacted the world of communications both among consumers as well as with businesses. Despite the rapid shift in marketing and communications, many organizations are still learning to adjust to this new paradigm. The purpose of this course is to provide the practical knowledge and insights required to establish objectives and strategies, properly select the social media platforms to engage consumers, and measure these results in a manner that is meaningful for businesses.
The class will break down broad concepts about social media into meaningful segments that could be applied to serve strategic priorities for businesses. This includes an overview of the necessary tools, the impact on traditional marketing, quantifying success, and reputation management. These concepts will help provide important insights into sales and marketing, public relations, customer service, and other areas of the organization.
1. Build a Professional or Personal Brand and Voice.
2. Define Social Media Communities.
3. Create and manage Social Media accounts and tools.
4. Create Social Media Metric strategies.
This course is a survey of the world's music with attention to musical styles and cultural contexts. Included are the musical and cultural histories of Ociania, Indonesia, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
1. Demonstrate an understanding of diverse peoples, cultural communities, and traditions while reflecting upon and challenging individual and societal ethnocentrism.
2. Describe and discuss music using appropriate terminology relevant for the field of ethnomusicology.
3. Analyze and identify music from a global intercultural perspective using analytical and critical listening skills.
4. Explain artistic, social, historical, and cultural contexts of world music.
This is a survey course of discrete mathematics for non-physical science majors. Topics include systems of inequalities, linear programming, probability and probability distributions, and an introduction to descriptive statistics. The course emphasizes problem solving through the use of computer spreadsheets.
1. Identify and solve linear programming problems.
2. Write and analyze algebraic models for business and other applications.
3. Solve business and biological applications using probability distributions.
This course is an introduction to families with application to personal life. It focuses on diversity in family structure, social class, race, gender, work, and its interaction with other social institutions.
1. Use theoretical frameworks to interpret the role of the family within social process and institutions.
2. Describe the nature, value, and limitations of the basic methods of studying individuals and families.
3. Using historical and contemporary examples, describe how perceived differences, combined with unequal distribution of power across economic, social, and political institutions, result in inequity.
4. Explain how difference is socially constructed.
5. Analyze current social issues, including the impact of historical and environmental influences, on family development.
6. Analyze ways in which the intersections of social categories such as race, ethnicity, social class, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and age, interact with the country’s institutions to contribute to difference, power, and discrimination amongst families.
7. Synthesize multiple viewpoints and sources of evidence to generate reasonable conclusions.
This course introduces the theory of relative prices in a market system, consumer choice, marginal analysis, and the allocation of productive resources among alternative uses in a market economy. Other topics may include market power and price discrimination, public finance, the labor market and environmental policy.
1. Discuss the role scarcity plays in defining economic choices and how individuals, companies and nations resolve these issues.
2. Describe and apply marginal principle, principle of opportunity cost, principle of diminishing returns, comparative advantage, and elasticity.
3. Analyze the relationships between production costs and cost curves.
4. Explain the mechanics of supply and demand and apply the supply and demand model to evaluate markets.
5. Discuss the efficiency and equity of both competitive and noncompetitive markets and how both are impacted by government intervention.
6. Explain, compare and contrast, and apply in context each of the basic market structures - i.e. perfect competition, monopoly, oligopoly and monopolistic competition.
Math of Biological/Management/Social Sciences presents intuitive development of the calculus of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions, and extrema theory and applications.
1. Apply calculus to solve problems with confidence, persistence, and openness to alternate approaches.
2. Interpret and communicate the concepts of rates of change and derivatives.
3. Connect the graphical behavior, numerical patterns and symbolic representations of function and derivatives.
4. Collaborate to solve calculus problems related to their field of study.
5. Recognize when and how to proficiently apply calculus tools to solve problems in business management, social sciences and and biological sciences.
6. Use a graphing calculator and/or other technology to solve applied problems.
This course introduces students to the types of writing they will encounter in business, industry, the academic world and government. It examines the rhetorical nature of writing and asks students to think critically about content, audience, argument and structure. Students will learn how to effectively design documents, present instructions, create proposals and produce technical reports.
1. Analyze the rhetorical needs (the needs of the audience in relationship to the assignment) for college-level evidence-based technical writing assignments.
2. Apply appropriate levels of critical thinking strategies (knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation) in their written assignments, with an emphasis on technical, evidence-based analysis, reporting, application, and evaluation.
3. Implement appropriate rhetorical elements and organization (executive summary, introduction, thesis, development and research-based support, visual evidence, conclusion, etc.) in their written assignments, with an emphasis on technical evidence-based analysis, reporting, and evaluation assignments.
4. Locate, evaluate, and integrate high-quality information and opinion appropriate for technical evidence-based assignments.
5. Craft sentences and paragraphs that communicate their ideas clearly and effectively using words, sentence patterns, and writing conventions at a high college level to make their writing clear, credible, and precise.
This course introduces terminology and gives an overview of the computer and information science. It focuses on the basic concepts of computer hardware and software systems, software applications, online inquiry, and evaluation of materials including ethical decisions. It also includes concepts reinforced in a laboratory environment. Through specific hands-on experience you will gather, evaluate, and solve real-world problems and form decisions based upon critical examination of today's technology.
This class is designed to teach you how to use a computer running a Windows Operating System. If you do not have access to a Windows computer or have problems doing assessments, please contact your Navigator to discuss your options.
1. Identify current and future trends in computing and recognize various computing devices and their uses.
2. Identify the parts of a computer and their features and functions and recognize the advantages and limitations of important peripheral devices.
3. Identify and describe the features of desktop and specialized computer operating systems and understand the importance of system utilities, backups, and file management.
4. Explain why the web is important in today's society and why fluency in the tools and language of the Internet is necessary to be an educated consumer, a better student, an informed citizen, and a valuable employee.
5. Understand what a computer network is, identify different types of networks, and recognize threats to security and privacy.
6. Demonstrate the proper use of basic word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software features.
This course prepares the medical coding student for detailed procedural coding in integumentary, musculoskeletal, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems. Additionally, this course prepares the student to use ICD-10 diagnostic codes as principal, primary, secondary, and tertiary medical necessity justification. This course also prepares students to competently select accurate HCPCS codes for supplies, medications, transportation, etc.
1. Identify and locate clinical information in patient charts which pertain to reimbursable data in all outpatient settings, and closely approximate the proper
2. Evaluation and Management code for reimbursement.
3. Demonstrate competency in procedural and diagnostic coding for the following systems: Integumentary; Respiratory; and Cardiovascular.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of Insurance, Billing and Coding Regulations.
5. Demonstrate accurate Diagnostic Coding.
6. Demonstrate accurate HCPCS Coding.
7. Demonstrate knowledge of CPT Coding Conventions.
This course covers the complexities of the communication process and the impact of communication on obtaining employment. Includes insights into the causes and effects of general communication behaviors, involvement in active exploration of the basic communication theories and concepts, and opportunities to develop communication strengths.
1. Demonstrate understanding of group, public and personal communication theory.
2. Recognize and describe the relationship between nonverbal and oral communication as it relates to the workplace.
In this course students will develop oral and written communication skills that will allow a business professional to communicate effectively with customers, clients, and employees. Students will develop and deliver effective presentations using presentation software, learn negotiating skills, and practice extemporaneous speaking. Students will craft effective emails, product descriptions, resumes, and other business-related writing and oral communication skills. Students will practice skills needed to effectively apply and interview for jobs.
1. Communicate effectively in customer service situations and with vendors.
2. Concisely and professionally document agreements.
3. Deliver effective presentations that utilize charts or visual aids in presentation software.
4. Write effective text aimed at customers using a variety of formats (e.g. emails, blog posts, social media, and printed promotional material).
5. Write effective job application materials and employ effective oral communication in an interview.