Development of medical vocabulary emphasizing the building of terms utilizing prefixes, combining forms and suffixes. Includes medical terms for application in the interpretation of medical records.
(Lecture-discussion 1 hour) Letter grade only (A-F).
Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
Develop a scientific understanding of contemporary health issues enabling one to examine, interpret, evaluate and apply to individual personal health; includes health related issues experienced throughout the life cycle and an identification of community health resources.
Prerequisite: BIOL 205 or BIOL 207
Introduction to communicable and non-communicable diseases including their epidemiology, global disease burden, pathophysiology, treatment and prevention strategies.
Letter grade only (A-F). (3 hours lecture)