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Pre-Physician's Assistant

TOTAL CREDITS
60
CIP:
240199
Associate of Science

Written Communication

Total Credits 6
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
ENG121ENG1021
English Composition I:GT-CO1 3

Emphasizes planning, writing, and editing/revisions of compositions, coupled with development of critical and logical thinking skills. This course includes a minimum of five compositions that stress analytical, evaluative, and persuasive/argumentative writing. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG0092 (ENG090 AND REA090 or CCR092) (with a “C” grade or better) OR appropriate placement score. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

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ENG122ENG1022
English Composition II: GT-CO2 3

Expands and refines the objectives of English Composition I. Emphasizes critical/logical thinking and reading, problem definition, research strategies, and writing analytical, evaluative, and/or persuasive papers that incorporate research. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO2 category. Prerequisite: ENG1021 (ENG121) (“C” or better) or ACT Writing Score of 26. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

Oral Communication

Total Credits 3

Choose one of the following courses.

Course Number Course Title Credits Details
COM115COM1150
Public Speaking 3

Combines the basic theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasizes on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, and audience analysis. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

COM125COM1250
Interpersonal Communication: GT-SS3 3

Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self-concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

COM220COM2300
Intercultural Communication: GT-SS3 3

Explores the link between culture and communication and will develop and/or enhance communication skills and the abilities appropriate to a multicultural society. Emphasis will be on understanding diversity within and across cultures. Relevant concepts include perception, worldview, context, ethics, language, and nonverbal communication. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

Mathematics

Total Credits 3
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
MAT201MAT2410
Calculus I: GT-MA1 5

Introduces single variable calculus and analytic geometry. Includes limits, continuity, derivatives, and applications of derivatives as well as indefinite and definite integrals and some applications. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of MAT1340 and 1420 (MAT121 and 122) or MAT1340 and 1440 (MAT121 and 166 ) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. (Contact hours-75) (5-0)

Arts and Humanities

Total Credits 6

Take two GT courses from two different categories AH1, AH2, AH3 or AH4.

History

Total Credits 3

Take one GT course from the HI1 category.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Total Credits 6

Take two GT courses from SS1, SS2, SS3 categories or one course from SS1, SS2, SS3 and one additional HI1 course.

Natural and Physical Sciences

Total Credits 12

Below are the recommended courses for this emphasis. All credits over 12 apply to electives.

Course Number Course Title Credits Details
BIO111BIO1111
General College Biology I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Examines the fundamental molecular, cellular, and genetic principles characterizing plants and animals. Includes cell structure and function, the metabolic processes of respiration, and photosynthesis, as well as cell reproduction and basic concepts of heredity. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 categoryPrerequisites: Successful completion of REA090 or ENG0092 (CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisites: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121). (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

BIO112BIO1112
General College Biology II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Examines the fundamental principles of ecology, evolution, classification, structure, and function in plants and animals. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 categoryPrerequisite: BIO1111 (BIO111) (“C” or better) OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

CHE111CHE1111
General College Chemistry I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Focuses on basic chemistry and measurement, matter, chemical formulas, reactions and equations, stoichiometry. This course covers the development of atomic theory culminating in the use of quantum numbers to determine electron configurations of atoms, and the relationship of electron configuration to chemical bond theory. The course includes gases, liquids, and solids, and problem-solving skills are emphasized through Laboratory experiments. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: 1 year high school chemistry or equivalent. Corequisite: MAT1340 (MAT121) or instructor approval. (Contact hours-105) (4-3)

CHE112CHE2112
General College Chemistry II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Presents concepts in the areas of solution properties, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base and ionic equilibrium, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. This course emphasizes problem solving skills and descriptive contents for these topics. Laboratory experiments demonstrate qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: CHE1111 (CHE111) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-105) (4-3)

PHY111PHY1111
Physics Algebra Based I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Covers the physics of mechanics and requires application of classical physics to both mathematical and conceptual problems. Major topics include kinematics in one or two dimensions, Newton's Laws, circular motion, work and energy impulse and momentum, and rotational mechanics. This course may also include topics relating to simple harmonic motion and traveling and standing waves. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Students entering engineering or one of the advance sciences should register for PHY2111 (PHY211). Prerequisite: MAT1340 or MAT1420 or MAT1440 (MAT121 or MAT122 or MAT166) recommended (“C” or better). (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

PHY112PHY1112
Physics Algebra Based II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Covers the physics of electricity and magnetism and requires application of classical physics to both mathematical and conceptual problems. DC circuits involving resistors, capacitors, and batteries will be covered. Also covered are electromagnetic waves and geometric optics. This course may  also include topics relating to simple harmonic motion, traveling and standing waves, and AC circuits. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 categoryPrerequisite: PHY1111 (PHY111) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

Electives

Total Credits
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
BIO201BIO2101
Human Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on an integrated study of the human body including the histology, anatomy, and physiology of each system. Examines molecular, cellular, and tissue levels of organization plus integuments, skeletal, articulations, muscular, and nervous systems. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience covering microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is the first semester of a two semester sequence. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: BIO1111 (BIO111) (“C” or better) OR BIO1004 (BIO104) (“C” or better) OR BIO1006 (BIO106) (“C” or better) OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-75) (3-2)

BIO202BIO2102
Human Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on the integrated study of the human body and the histology, anatomy, and physiology of the following systems and topics: endocrine, cardiovascular, hematology, lymphatic and immune, urinary, fluid and electrolyte control, digestive, nutrition, respiratory, reproductive, and development. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience involving microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: BIO1111 (BIO111) (“C” or better) OR BIO1004 (BIO104) (“C” or better) OR BIO1006 (BIO106) (“C” or better), OR BIO2101 (BIO201) or equivalent (“C” or better) OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-75) (3-2)

BIO208BIO2108
General College Microbiology with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Surveys microorganisms with an emphasis on their structure, development, physiology, classification, and identification. Microbial diversity, functional anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, ecology, and disease are included. Mandatory hands-on laboratory experience includes sterile technique, microscopy, culture procedures, and biochemical and genetic analysis. This course is designed for biology and health science majors. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: BIO1111 (BIO111) (“C” or better) OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-105) (4-3)

CHE211CHE2111
Organic Chemistry I with Lab 5

Focuses on compounds associated with the element carbon including structure and reactions of aliphatic hydrocarbons and selected functional group families. The course covers nomenclature of organic compounds, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanism such as SN1, SN2, E1 and E2. Laboratory experiments demonstrate the above concepts plus the laboratory techniques associated with organic chemistry. Prerequisite: CHE1112 (CHE112) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-105) (4-3)

CHE212CHE2112
Organic Chemistry II with Lab 5

Explores the chemistry of carbon-based compounds, their reactions, and synthesis, including the structure, physical properties, reactivities, and synthesis of organic functional groups not covered in the Organic Chemistry I. The course explores functional groups including alcohols, ethers, aromatics, aldehydes, ketones, amines, amides, esters, and carboxylic acids and the reactions and reaction mechanisms of aromatic compounds. An introduction to biochemical topics may be included if time permits. Laboratory experiences demonstrate the above concepts and the laboratory techniques associated with organic chemistry. Prerequisite: CHE2111 (CHE 211) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-105) (4-3)

MAT166MAT1440
Pre-Calculus: GT-MA1 5

Extends algebraic concepts and explores the subject of trigonometry. Topics include: polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions, trigonometric and inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs, trigonometric identities, and applications. This course provides essential skills for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) pathways. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 categoryPrerequisite: Successful completion of MAT1340 (MAT121) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. (Contact hours-75) (5-0)

MAT202MAT2420
Calculus II: GT-MA1 5

Continues the study of single variable calculus, which will include techniques of integration, analytic geometry, improper integrals, convergence of infinite numerical series and power series. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Prerequisite: MAT2410 (MAT201) (“C” or better) OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-75) (5-0)