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There is a growing list of courses approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public postsecondary institutions. Visit http://www.kansasregents.org/transfer_articulation for more information.

T▸ – Course eligible for transfer to a state university.

General Education Courses:

BIOL-230 Anatomy & Physiology w/Lab T▸ Credits: 5

Transfer logo_micro-logo This class is an in-depth study of human anatomy and physiology.  Anatomy is the study of the structure of the human body from cell structure through organ systems. Physiology is the study of the mechanical and biochemical functions of the body. To illustrate the concepts discussed in the lecture portion of the class, lectures will be supplemented with laboratory exercises. Online Syllabus

Pre-requisite: Grade of C or better in BIOL-121 or CHEM-100, or qualifying examination score

BMGT-108 Business Management / Entrepreneurship Credits: 3

In this class students study the different forms of business entities, how to begin a business, and operate a business as an entrepreneur or manager.  Important areas covered in the setting up and operation of a small business includes: planning, organizing, controlling, strengths and weaknesses, site location, financing, human resources, and promotion.  An emphasis will be placed on creating, planning and presenting a business plan. Online Syllabus

MA-111 College Algebra T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logo The course reviews the fundamental concepts of real and imaginary numbers along with symbolism used in Algebra. Concepts to be developed include solving and graphing linear and quadratic equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, systems of equations and matrices. Students will apply these concepts to real world situations through word problems.

Pre-requisite: grade of C or better in MA-110 Intermediate Algebra or appropriate placement scores. Online Syllabus

CIS-100 Computer Applications T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logo Students will learn basic computer operations utilizing a windows-based computer. Word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications skills will be developed through the use of Microsoft Office, and students will learn how to integrate the data produced. Hands-on practice projects will be utilized that will be relevant for home and business use. Online Syllabus

MA-200 Elementary Statistics T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logo This course covers topics related to distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, sampling methods, hypothesis testing, correlation, and regression. A good working knowledge of “intermediate” algebra is necessary for the successful student of introductory statistics. Students will apply these concepts to real world situations through applications, simulations and word problems. Pre-requisite: grade of D or better in MA-111 – College Algebra. Online Syllabus

COM-103 English Composition I T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logo English Composition I will examine rhetorical strategies and application of these strategies through writing, emphasizing grammatical correctness, acceptable usage, effective organization and expression of ideas. Critical thinking, argumentation, research and analysis of selected readings are part of the course. Assigned readings, expository writings and a research paper are required. Online Syllabus

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in COM099 or appropriate placement scores.

COM-110 English Composition II T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logo This course is a continuation of COM-103, English Composition I, focusing on persuasive writing. Emphasis will be on the writing process, the writing workshop and incorporating research and documented sources into writing. Assigned readings, expository writings and a research paper are required. Online Syllabus

Pre-requisite: Grade of C or better in COM-103, English Composition I

COM-105 Fundamentals of Oral Communication T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logo An elementary course in the study and practice of the basic principles of speech and interpersonal communication. We examine a variety of speaking situations including workplace speaking, persuasive speaking and special occasion speaking with emphasis on critical thinking, creative and intelligent selection of material, organization and oral presentations. Online Syllabus

SS-100 General Psychology T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logoThis course is a survey of the introduction to the social science of psychology. It introduces basic concepts, theories, founders of psychology, research methods, and contributions to the understanding of human behavior. Chapters studied throughout the course include the nervous system, perception, motivation, learning and memory, social behavior, personality, developmental, and clinical psychology. Online Syllabus

BIOL-121 Human Biology w/Lab T▸ Credits: 4

Transfer logo_micro-logo An introductory course using exploration of principles and processes common to all living systems as a starting point for the study of human structure and function and the interrelationships between humans and the rest of the biosphere. Lectures will be supplemented with laboratory exercises. Online Syllabus

SS-105 Human Growth and Development T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logo This course is an introduction to the study of the basic principles of behavior and the factors which influence it. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of these principles to the problems of everyday life. Online Syllabus

MA-110 Intermediate Algebra Credits: 3

The concepts of fundamental operations with real and imaginary numbers, symbolism used in Algebra, solving and graphing equations, and applications of these concepts to word problems will be developed. This course is designed for students who have only one year of high school algebra, are inadequately prepared for College Algebra, or score in the prescribed range on the ASSET/Compass exams. Topics covered include number systems, linear equations and equalities, polynomials, exponents, rational expressions, and quadratic equations.

Pre-requisite: Grade of C or better in MA-099 Basic Algebra or appropriate placement scores. Online Syllabus

SOC-135 Introduction to Sociology T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logo This transferable course introduces the student to the study of the structure and function of human groups, particularly those occurring in contemporary industrialized cultures. The relationships between the individual and society, culture and society, and the social dynamics of institutions are discussed. Sociological principles will be applied to current social problems. Online Syllabus

COM-210 Medical Terminology Credits: 3

This course introduces students to the terms used in the medical field. The course includes words, anatomical terms, and body systems. It also includes conversion tables and written terminology. Online Syllabus

BIOL-225 Microbiology w/Lab Credits: 5

This class is an in depth study of the microbial organisms that affect human health. Lecture will cover the cellular and molecular biology of microbes, as well as providing historical perspective on microbiology. Bacterial genetics will be discussed in detail as a background for examination of microbial resistance, bioengineering and biotechnology. The student will learn practical techniques and applications of microscopy, aseptic technique and microbial identification through multiple laboratory exercises. Illustrations of the interactions between nurses, physicians, laboratorians, other health professionals and the patient will be provided to introduce the student to their respective roles in the diagnosis and management of human infectious disease. Online Syllabus

Prerequisite:  Grade of C or better in BIOL-230.  Students are not permitted to enroll in Anatomy & Physiology and Microbiology in the same term.

HE-230 Principles of Nutrition T▸ Credits: 3

Transfer logo_micro-logo This course is an in depth study of the essential nutrients for healthy lifestyles, body processes, and fallacies with emphasis on the scientific basis of nutrition. Online Syllabus

Technical Courses:

HE-109 Introduction to the Oilfield Credits: 3

This 8 week course, designed for entry level employment, provides insight into the oilfield industry. Coursework includes an industry-designed curriculum, field trips and an introduction to oilfield skills and knowledge. After an initial face-to-face meeting, the majority of the course is delivered online. Field trip participation is strongly encouraged.

Short term classes, including short term general education classes, summer classes and online classes are non-refundable.

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WL-099 Introduction to Blueprint Reading Credits: 1

Introduction to Reading Welding Blueprints will orient the student to basic working drawings, mathematics used to interpret them and weld symbols that instruct the welder how to fabricate and weld a part.  Students will cover the information then complete practice worksheets.  At the conclusion of each unit when the student feels comfortable with the information, a unit test will be given.

Commercial Driver's Licence Courses:

CDL-100 Commercial Driver License Credits: 1

This course provides the necessary information to successfully acquire a Commercial Driver License and the skills to demonstrate proficiency while operating a commercial motor vehicle. Understanding changing conditions, demands, traffic situations, and hazards are essential in the professional driver’s job. Maintaining professionalism and stress levels while operating a large motor vehicle safely are key components of a successful CDL holder. Utilizing classroom hours, audio and visual tools, simulation and actual driving scenarios help prepare the student for receiving a CDL.

CDL-110 Commercial Driver License - Lab Credits: 1

This course is the lab component accompanying CDL 100. Students will apply skills from the classroom to actual driving experience.

Health Support Specialist Courses: (offered to facilities at a group rate only)

AH-012 CPR/First Aid/AED Credits: 1

This course is designed to prepare individuals to respond to injuries and sudden illnesses that may arise in everyday life. It is designed to give individuals the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illness until medical personnel arrive and take over.

HS-106 Critical Thinking Credits: 1

Upon completion of this course the learner should be able to grasp the concept of critical thinking and its key components. The relationship between the nursing process, critical thinking and nursing knowledge will be explained. In addition, applying critical thinking in the workplace will be covered.

HS-105 Dementia Care Credits: 1

Upon completion of this course the learner should be able to provide care for the confused resident by recognizing characteristics of a confused resident, identifying common behavior problems and stating common interventions for positive behavioral outcomes. In addition, the learner should be able to list the three stages of Alzheimer’s disease, describe how to interact with a resident who has Dementia and identify at least three ways to care for residents with dementia.

HS-104 Dining Services Credits: 1

This course utilizes the ServSafe®standardized curriculum. Upon completion of this course the learner is eligible for certification in ServSafe.®  The course covers five key areas: basic food safety; personal hygiene; cross-contamination and allergens; time and temperature; and cleaning and sanitation. These are important concepts that affect the quality of food service in an elder care facility.

HS-103 Environmental Services Credits: 1

Participants will learn to maintain a clean environment by completing housekeeping, laundering, and simple maintenance tasks within the guidelines of facility policies and procedures in addition to the knowledge of State and Federal regulations through a ten hour online OSHA approved training course.

HS-101 Medical Terminology I Credits: 1

This course introduces students to the terms used in the medical field.  The course includes words, anatomical terms, and body systems.  It also includes conversion tables and written terminology.

HS-101A Medical Terminology II Credits: 2

This course introduces students to the terms used in the medical field.  The course includes words, anatomical terms, and body systems.  It also includes conversion tables and written terminology.

HS-102 Person Centered Care Credits: 1

This course will examine activities in a person-centered nursing home environment. It will focus on the importance of meaningful, individualized activity for residents as well as the roles of all staff members in providing activity. The course will teach participants how to learn about residents, plan, facilitate and evaluate activities. Regulations related to activity and the survey process will be explored.

HS-100 Rehabilitative Aide Credits: 2

This course makes the learner aware of the importance of preservation of function of the body. The rehabilitative aide performs restorative duties under the supervision of a registered nurse. The rehabilitative aide helps to improve the residents tasks with daily living and help to provide comfort, safety and well-being to the long term care resident.

Pharmacy Technician Courses:

PHRM-101 Orientation to Pharmacy Practice Credits: 3

This course orients students to the work of the pharmacy technician and the context in which technicians’ work is performed. Students learn the concept of direct patient care and technicians’ general role in its delivery, with particular emphasis on the complementary roles of pharmacists and technicians. They will gain an understanding of the range of current direct patient care delivery systems and of medication distribution systems including the step-by-step processes in which the technician practices. Students are introduced to the profound influence that medication laws, standards, and regulations have on practice. In addition, they will be introduced to the concept of quality assurance and its procedures. Safety issues will be covered such as First Aid and CPR. Learning activities may include fieldtrips to pharmacies (community and hospital based) and guest lectures within pharmacy fields. Online Syllabus

PHRM-102 Pharmaceutical Calculations Credits: 3

Students will demonstrate the ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations required for the usual dosage determinations and solution preparation.  Emphasis will be placed on basic computations, use of measuring tools, dosage computations, compounding calculations and solution preparation.  Topics covered include ratio and proportion, dilution and concentration, milliequivalent, units, and intravenous flow rates. Online Syllabus

PHRM-111 Pharmacy Operations Credits: 3

This course simulates daily activities in pharmaceutical practice settings. Topics include: order entry processes, medication distribution systems, inventory, prescription processing, billing, repackaging, floor stock and controlled substance distribution, pharmaceutical computer systems, utilization of drug information resources, and proper communication techniques. Online Syllabus

Pre-requisites: PHRM-101, PHRM-102

PHRM-125 Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians I Credits: 3

This course will provide an introduction to basic concepts of pharmacology as it relates to all the body systems.  Students will have a review of each body system.  Common disorders and diseases of the human body will be introduced.  Common drug reactions and interactions will be covered.  Medical terms commonly used will be introduced.  The student will have a beginning working knowledge of drug therapy and its relationship with individuals across the lifespan upon the completion of this course. Online Syllabus

CNA/CMA

AH-011 Certified Medication Aide (CMA) Credits: 4

Medication Aides can provide medications in nursing homes, assisted living centers, intermediate care facilities for the mentally challenged, schools, childcare settings, or patient homes.  A Medication Aide is trained to work under the direct supervision of a caretaker or licensed health care professional. They provide routine medication by oral, inhalation, topical and instillation routes when appropriate direction and monitoring is provided.  Kansas Department  of Aging and Disability Services and Environment Certified Medication Aide Curriculum Guidelines will be followed. Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the state CMA examination.

CNA: Traditional $675
CNA: Online $812

CMA: Traditional $651
CMA: Online $709
CMA: Update $150

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AH-010 Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) Credits: 5

This course is designed to train health care assistants in basic skills necessary to assist nurses in a variety of health care settings and to be efficient health care team members. Students will become CPR certified. Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services Certified Nurse Aide Curriculum Guidelines will be followed. Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the state CNA examination.

CNA: Traditional $675
CNA: Online $812

CMA: Traditional $651
CMA: Online $709
CMA: Update $150

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* Payment for online courses must be received at least one week before the course begins.