Course Index

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RCP 415 PROGRAM EVALUATION

This course will provide students with a fundamental understanding of the purpose and importance of evaluation within the context of health promotion programming. Students will build on the project they completed in the Program Planning & Design course by moving forward with the focus of setting up comprehensive formative and summative evaluation plans.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites: RCP 375

RCP 427 HEALTH BEHAVIOR & DISEASE PREVENTION

This course will cover behaviors that impact health including physical activity, nutrition, obesity, substance abuse, and stress. This course will provide information regarding the ways in which common risk factors relate to disease. Strategies for prevention of disease in these areas will also be covered.
  • Credits: 3.0

RCP 470 RESPIRATORY CARE RESEARCH

The steps of the research process are applied to a selected topic in respiratory care. Students will review current literature and analyze journal articles using evidence based medicine techniques. Using the manuscript guidelines of the professional journal, Respiratory Care, students will prepare and submit an article suitable for publication.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor

RCP 490 CAPSTONE

The Capstone course is designed to synthesize knowledge and skills obtained in the BSRC program. The student will be required to complete a significant project that demonstrates understanding of key elements with integrative knowledge related to practices in health education, health promotion, advocacy and administration. Examples include designing and implementing a needs assessment plan with program design recommendations, developing an education program targeted to a particular audience, identifying problem and conducting a literature review and recommendation of best practice.

  • Credits: 3.0

RCP --- PROFESSIONAL RESPIRATORY CARE COURSEWORK

Professional Coursework can be found on the Associate of Science in Respiratory Care program page.

  • Credits: 38.0

SCI 025 MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS

This is a developmental course, which can be taken in its entirety or in a modular form. The course covers some of the basic mathematical principles including integers, negative numbers, fractions, decimals, percents and ratios and proportions.

  • Credits: 0.25

SCI 102 APPLIED NUTRITION

This course in nutrition is designed for students to acquire a basic knowledge of the elements of nutrition so that informed and appropriate choices can be made resulting in the maintenance or improvement of health for self and others. The content includes times of special need such as energy balance, physical activity, life stages and food safety. It affords the students an overview of the integral part nutrition plays in the health and well being of the individual.

  • Credits: 3.0

SCI 103 COLLEGE CHEMISTRY

This course is an overview of general inorganic/organic and biochemistry with an emphasis on relationship to biological sciences. Includes a laboratory.

  • Credits: 3.0

SCI 105 ALGEBRA

This course is designed for students who need to review basic algebra skills. It covers topics including positive and negative real numbers, solving linear equations and their applications, integer exponents, operations with polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, graphing and equations of lines.

  • Credits: 3.0

SCI 110 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS

This course discusses the major fundamental themes in classical physics of mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, light and modern physics. Includes a laboratory.

  • Credits: 3.0