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Classes Offered

AHS 116. Math for Health Occupations 3 cr. 

Principles of math and pharmacology necessary for administration of medications. Prerequisite: CCDM 114N or equivalent. 

 

AHS 120. Medical Terminology 3 cr. 

Study of medical terminology as it relates to understanding diseases, their causes and effects, and the terminology used by the medical specilties. Stress is placed on medical terms, their use, spelling, English translation, and pronunciation. Same as NURS 150 and BOT 150. 

 

AHS 202. Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care 3cr.

Consideration of legal and ethical issues in modern health care delivery. 

 

AHS 220. Essentials of Counseling 1-6 cr. 

Topics to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. 

 

AHS 250. Spanish for Health Profesionals 3 cr.

Spanish for Health Professionals is a 3-credit course geared toward individuals working or majoring in health-related areas. The course focus is on conversation and vocabulary needed for the workplace, and task-based, practical skills. 

 

BIOL 101G. Human Biology 3 cr.

Introduction to modern biological concepts. Emphasis on relevance to humans and their relationships with their environment. Cannot be taken for credit after successful completion of BIOL 111G or BIOL 211G. Appropriate for non-science majors. Requires successful completion of BIOl 101GL in order to meet the NM Common Core Area III Laboratory Science requirements. 

 

BIOL 101GL. Human Biology Laboratory 1 cr. (3P)

Laboratory for BIOL 101G. Laboratory experiences and activities exploring biological concepts and their relevance to humans and their relationship with their environment. Corequisite: BIOL 101G.

 

BIOL 111G. Natural History of Life 3 cr. 

Survey of major processes and events in the genetics, evolution, and ecology of microbes, plants and animals, and their interactions with the environment. Appropriate for nonscience majors. Must be taken with BIOL 111GL to meet general education requirements. 

 

BIOL 111GL. Natural History of Life Laboratory 1 cr. (3P)

Laboratory experiments, demostrations and exercises on interrelationships among organisms, biodiversity, processes of evolution, and interaction of organisms and their environment. Corequisite: BIOL 111G. 

 

BIOL 154. Introductory Anatomy and Physiology 4 cr. (3+3P)

Survey of human structure and function (does not replace BIOL 190, BIOL 111G, or BIOL 221G as a prerequisite for advance courses in biology). 

 

BIOL 211G. Cellular and Organismal Biology 3 cr. 

Principles of cellular structure and function, genetics, and physiology of microbes, plant, and animals. Suitable for nonmajors with sufficient chemistry. Must be taken with BIOL 211GL to meet general education requirements. Pre/Corequisites: CHEM 110G or CHEM 111G.

 

BIOL 211GL. Cellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory 1 cr. (3P)

Laboratory demostrations, experiments and exercises on molecular and cellular biology and organismal physiology. Must have passed BIOL 211G or be concurrently enrolled in BIOL 211G and BIOL 211GL. corequisite: either CHEM 110G or CHEM 111G.

 

BIOL 221. Introductory Microbiology 3 cr. (3P)

Principles of isolation, taxonomy, and physiology of microorganisms. Prerequisite: CHEM 112G, equivalent or consent of instructor. Corequisite: BIOL 221L.

 

BIOL 221L. Introductory Microbiology Laboratory 1 cr. (3P)

A laboratory course to accompany BIOL 221 or BIOL 219. Prerequisite: BIOL 221 or BIOL 219 or concurrent enrollement. 

 

BIOL 225. Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 cr. (3+3P)

The first in a two-course sequence that covers the structure and function of the human body, including terminology of the human gross anatomy, chemistry overview, cell structure, cell physiology (including DNA, protein synthesis and cell division). The organization of cells and tissues and their metabolic and homeostatic processes and regulation are also covered. Physical and chemical operation of organs and systems of the human body include the intergumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Pre/Corequisite: CHEM 110G or CHEM 111G. 

 

BIOL 226. Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 cr. (3+3P)

The second in a two-course sequence that covers the structure and function of the human body. Includes the physical and chemical operation of the organs and systems of the human body, including endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary and the reproduction system. Concepts of nutrition, metabolism, energy, fluid and electrolyte balance, heredity pregnancy and human embryonic and fetal development are also covered. Prerequisite: BIOL 225, CHEM 110G, or CHEM 111G. 

 

BIOL 227. Pathophysiology 3 cr

A study of the structure and function of the human body with specialized emphasis on disease processes. Prerequisite: OEHO 153/BIOL 225. Corequisite: OEHO 154/BIOL 226.

 

CHEM 101. General Supplemental Instruction I 1 cr.

Collaborative workshop for students in General Chemistry I. Course does not count toward departmental degree requirements. Corequisite: CHEM 111G. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.

 

CHEM 102. General Supplemental Instruction II 1 cr. 

Collaborative workshop for students in General Chemistry II. Course does not count toward departmental degree requirements. Corequisite: CHEM 112G. May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credts.

 

CHEM 110G. Principles and Applications of Chemistry 4 cr. (3+3P)

A survey of the properties and uses of the elements and their compounds. In addition to classical chemistry, attention is paid to the materials from which consumer products are made, to the production of energy, and to environmental considerations. Prerequisite: 3 years of high school math or CCDM 114N. 

 

CHEM 111G. General Chemistry I 4 cr. (3+3P)

Descriptive and theoretical chemistry. Prerequisite: (1) grade of C or better in MATH 120 or a Mathematics Placement Exam Score adequate to enroll in mathematics courses beyond MATH 120; and (2) one of the following: B or better in a second semester high school chemistry course, or grade of at least C in CHEM 100, or an enhanced ACT score of at least 22. CHEM 111G/112 are General Education alternative to CHEM 110G. 

 

CHEM 112G. General Chemistry II 4 cr. (3+3P)

Descriptive and theoretical chemistry. CHEM 111G/112 are General Education alternative to CHEM 110G.

 

CHEM 210. Chemistry for the Allied Health Sciences 3 cr.

Discussion and application of the established facts and concepts of general organic chemistry and biochemistry to acquire a molecular understanding of a variety of health related issues, from atmospheric ozone holes to human nutrition. Prerequisite: CHEM 110G or CHEM 111G. 

 

HNDS 251. Human Nutrition 3 cr.

Principles of normal nutrition. Relation of nutrition to health. Course contains greater amounts of chemistry and biology than HNDS 163. Open to nonmajors.