List of University Courses
This course is intended for students who already passed ACADEMIC ENGLISH I. It will further develop the academic skills that the students acquired in the prerequisite course.The course focuses mainly on the skills required to produce well-researched and well-documented academic essays and research papers. It starts by introducing students to valid topics for academic essays and research papers. It then introduces them to the types of academic essays with sample essays analyzed in class for clarification, identification and emulation purposes. Students are then taught how to search for and locate different types of sources and references in library archives and web archives. Students also learn how to render their arguments logically and how to avoid fallacies and plagiarism in their academic writing. They are trained via exercise and exposure in writing with a scholarly style. The course teaches them how to use text editors like Microsoft Word to cite references, document sources, divide, organize, revise and proofread their research papers. Students learn important tips on how to deliver effective presentations based on their research papers before an audience.
basic understanding of the concepts of human genetics and discuss ramification of gene structure, gene function, how genetic information is passed on from parent to child (inheritance), and an important area within clinical genetics involving diagnosis,
prognosis, risk assessment and in understanding and treating genetic diseases.
cellular energy, and how cells divide. The laboratory will focus on basic molecular techniques including, differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells in term of shape, size, and cell division, in addition to nucleic acid isolation, gel electrophoresis,
and PCR techniques.
Pharmacy Department Requirement
Courses in herbal medicine, which is traditionally used in many cultures, are often part of a college undergraduate program in herbal sciences or a similar area. Graduate certificate and master’s degree programs in herbal medicine and traditional Chinese medicine also provide education in this area, as do Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) programs. Standalone courses can also be found through extension programs at many universities. Common course topics include the following:
- Botanical identification
- Disease prevention
- Health maintenance
- Sociopolitical perspectives
- Quality assurance
- Herbal manufacturing