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Fall 2013 Second 8 Weeks of Semester Course Offerings

MassBay offers courses to fit your schedule during the day, evenings and on weekends.

Courses include: Architectural Drawing for Interior Design, Anatomy & Physiology; Arithmetic & Study Skills; Biology; Children’s Literature; College Chemistry; Computers & Technology; Critical Thinking; Ecology; EMT Field Internship; English; U.S. History; Infants & Toddlers; Materials in Design; Microcomputer Applications/Business; Philosophy; Psychology; Science and Web Page Development.

Non-Credit offerings include: Certified Nursing Assistant; CPR Re-training; CPR Training; Health Math; Health Science; Journey Through North America and Preparation for Health Care Careers.


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Classes offered October 28th - December 22nd:


ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING FOR INTERIOR DESIGN (6195 / IN 102-055)

 

Monday and Wednesday, 6-9 pm
3 Credits; Professor Brian L. Saulnier
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

This course will provide an in-depth study of the interior designer's drawing techniques. The skilled use of drafting tools and materials will enable the student to express his or her ideas visually. The course will focus on floor plans, elevation, space planning, and three-dimensional representational drawings. In addition to textbooks, all students must purchase or have access to a complete architectural drawing kit.


ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I w/LAB (6217 / BI 115-198)

Saturday, 8 am to 12:30 pm
Lab Required (BI 115-198L) Saturday, 1 pm to 4:30 pm
4 Credits: Professor Lucia Adriana Frenkel
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

Studies the structural and functional relationships of the human body systems, emphasizing concepts of the regulatory processes that integrate body cells, tissues, and organs. Topics include: organization of the body; cell structure and function; development of the tissues; the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems; and the senses. Students will perform selected laboratory exercises in correlation with the lecture material. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 2 hours per week. Prerequisite: BI 101 or BI 110


ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II w/LAB (5559 / BI 116-097)

Saturday, 12:30 pm to 6 pm
Lab Required (BI 116-097L) Saturday, 8 am to 12 pm
4 Credits: Professor Tina M. Ramme
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

Studies the structural and functional relationships and homeostatic mechanisms of various human systems in their normal physiological states. Topics include the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Related laboratory experiments will be performed by the students. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 2 hours per week. Prerequisite: BI 115


ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II w/LAB (5051 / BI 116-073)

Wednesday, 5 pm to 9:55 pm
Lab Required (BI 116-073L) Monday, 5 pm to 8:45 pm
4 Credits: Professor Tamara Paul
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

Studies the structural and functional relationships and homeostatic mechanisms of various human systems in their normal physiological states. Topics include the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Related laboratory experiments will be performed by the students. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 2 hours per week. Prerequisite: BI 115


ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II w/LAB (5055 / BI 116-098)

Saturday, 8 am to 2 pm
Lab Required (BI 116-098L) Saturday 2:30 pm to 6 pm
4 Credits: Professor Wayne A. Gonnerman
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

Studies the structural and functional relationships and homeostatic mechanisms of various human systems in their normal physiological states. Topics include the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Related laboratory experiments will be performed by the students. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 2 hours per week. Prerequisite: BI 115


ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II w/LAB (5305 / BI 116-099)

Saturday, 12:30 pm to 6 pm
Lab Required (BI 116-099L) Saturday 8 am to 12 pm
4 Credits: Professor Ellen J. Graham
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

Studies the structural and functional relationships and homeostatic mechanisms of various human systems in their normal physiological states. Topics include the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Related laboratory experiments will be performed by the students. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 2 hours per week. Prerequisite: BI 115


ARITHMETIC AND STUDY SKILLS* (6629 / MA 85-014)

Tuesday, 2-3:45 pm
1 Credit; Professor Alan H. Levy
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $174/$380

This course is designed to bolster students' understanding of basic arithmetic, number sense and mathematical study skills to better prepare them for their future math courses. Topics covered will include but not be limited to: problem solving, basic mathematical literacy, place value, names for numbers, operations on whole numbers, rounding and estimating and order of operations. Study skills covered will include: time management, organizational skills, study strategies, test taking skills and managing math anxiety.


ARITHMETIC AND STUDY SKILLS* (6630 / MA 85-060)

Tuesday, 6-7:45 pm
1 Credit; Professor Nancy Del Prato
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $174/$380

This course is designed to bolster students' understanding of basic arithmetic, number sense and mathematical study skills to better prepare them for their future math courses. Topics covered will include but not be limited to: problem solving, basic mathematical literacy, place value, names for numbers, operations on whole numbers, rounding and estimating and order of operations. Study skills covered will include: time management, organizational skills, study strategies, test taking skills and managing math anxiety.


CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (5979 / LI 104-199)

Saturday, 8:30 am to 2 pm
3 Credit; Professor Karen E. Grady
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Through exposure to a wide range of children’s books, authors and illustrators, students will develop an understanding of the importance of children’s literature in the early childhood education classroom. Students will gain abilities in evaluating the quality of children’s books and making appropriate selections for young children, acquire a repertoire of effective techniques for using children’s literature effectively in the classroom and learn ways that children’s literature can develop literacy. Lecture: 3 hours per week.


CHILDREN'S LITERATURE (6694 / LI 104-800)

Saturday, 8:30 am to 2 pm
3 Credit; Professor TBD
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Through exposure to a wide range of children’s books, authors and illustrators, students will develop an understanding of the importance of children’s literature in the early childhood education classroom. Students will gain abilities in evaluating the quality of children’s books and making appropriate selections for young children, acquire a repertoire of effective techniques for using children’s literature effectively in the classroom and learn ways that children’s literature can develop literacy. Lecture: 3 hours per week.


COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I w/LAB (6275 / CH 101-098)

Saturday 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Lab Required (CH 101-098L)  Saturday 8 am to 1 pm
4 Credits: Professor James O. Ragwar
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

Part one of a two-semester course on the facts and principles of chemistry at the introductory level, (no previous background in Chemistry is assumed). The course has a mandatory lab that complements the lecture. Basic math skills, including introductory algebra, are suggested for success in this course. Topics include lab safety; metric system and density; scientific method; classification of matter; basic atomic structure; nuclear chemistry; nomenclature; chemical equations; patterns of chemical reactions; mole concept; compound stoichiometry; acids, bases and salts; gas laws; solutions; concentration units; PH scale. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 3 hours per week


COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II w/LAB (5581 / CH 102-099)

Saturday 8 am to 1 pm
Lab Required (CH 102-099L)  Saturday 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm
4 Credits: Professor Farkhondeh Khalili
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

Part two of a two-semester course on the facts and principles of chemistry at the introductory level. The course has a mandatory lab that complements the lecture. Basic math skills, including introductory algebra, are suggested for success in this course. Topics include reemphasis of lab safety; math skills and graph analysis; measurements; reaction stoichiometry; atomic orbital theory and electron configurations; chemical bonding; intermolecular forces; chemical kinetics; periodicity; chemical equilibrium and its application to acid-base and ionic systems; redox reactions and electrochemistry; and organic chemistry. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: CH 101 or the equivalent


COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY (5623 / CS 100-098)

Saturday, 8:30 am to 2 pm
3 Credit; Professor Suzzette C. Waters
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $612/$1230

This course introduces students to computers and technology. Students learn the basics of microcomputer windows, operating system software and application software. Students complete hands-on computer projects to gain experience using the operating system, e-mail, the internet, word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and basic presentation graphics software. After successful completion of this course, students will be familiar with business and personal computer applications and commonly used computer terminology. The history and future development of computing and technology are reviewed, as well as a look at the future of computers along with the legal, ethical and privacy issues associated with computers.


EMT FIELD INTERNSHIP (6699 / EM 105-195)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6-7 pm
2 Credits; Off-campus
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $448/$860

The EMT Field Internship affords the student the opportunity to develop the role of the professional EMT under the direction of an authorized EMT, Paramedic or RN preceptor. The student will apply the skills and knowledge he she has learned in EM 101 theory, demonstration, and experiential laboratory. The student will be involved in all aspects of an ambulance call, checking of the ambulance at the start of a shift, to providing patient care, and turning over the patient to the Emergency Department (ED) staff, as well as continuing care in the ED or other units. In accordance with the 2009 National EMS Education Standards, a minimum of 10 patient assessments must be completed in the ED or other approved unit. Successful completion will be assessed through preceptor evaluations , written documentation, and a final reflective assignment. Internship: 60 hours, approximately 8 hours per week for 8 weeks. 2 credit hours. Prerequisites: C+ (77%) or higher in EM 101, completion of all health and CORI/SORI clearances.


EMT FIELD INTERNSHIP (6698 / EM 105-196)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8-9 am
2 Credits; Off-campus
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $448/$860

The EMT Field Internship affords the student the opportunity to develop the role of the professional EMT under the direction of an authorized EMT, Paramedic or RN preceptor. The student will apply the skills and knowledge he she has learned in EM 101 theory, demonstration, and experiential laboratory. The student will be involved in all aspects of an ambulance call, checking of the ambulance at the start of a shift, to providing patient care, and turning over the patient to the Emergency Department (ED) staff, as well as continuing care in the ED or other units. In accordance with the 2009 National EMS Education Standards, a minimum of 10 patient assessments must be completed in the ED or other approved unit. Successful completion will be assessed through preceptor evaluations , written documentation, and a final reflective assignment. Internship: 60 hours, approximately 8 hours per week for 8 weeks. 2 credit hours. Prerequisites: C+ (77%) or higher in EM 101, completion of all health and CORI/SORI clearances.


ESSENTIALS OF ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY w/LAB (6213 / BI 113-198)

Saturday, 12:30 pm to 4 pm
Lab Required (BI 113-198L) Saturday, 8 am to 11:30 am
3 Credits: Professor Dennis M. Goodwin
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology is an introduction to the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body. Material will be covered at the cellular, tissue, organ, and system levels. The interrelationships among the systems and their maintenance of homeostasis will be studied. The laboratory portion will reinforce lecture material through the use of anatomical models and computerized learning tools. Lecture: 2 hours per week. Lab: 2 hours per week.


FUNDAMENTALS OF MICROBIOLOGY w/LAB (5825 / BI 123-750)

Hybrid Course: Lecture Online;
Lab In Person (BI 123-750L) Thursday, 6-11 pm Framingham
4 Credits; Professor Amerline Occean
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

Fundamentals of microbiology is the study of the microorganisms, which cause human disease from both a scientific and medical perspective. Studied will be the concepts regarding a) molecular structure, physiology, metabolism, growth, and genetics of microorganisms - bacteria, viruses, protozoans, and fungi; b) mechanisms of infection, toxicity, and disease; c) the immune system; d) physical and chemical control of microorganisms; and the structure, function, and action of antimicrobial drugs and drug resistance. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: BI 101 or BI 110


FUNDAMENTALS OF MICROBIOLOGY w/LAB (5775 / BI 123-751)


Hybrid Course: Lecture Online;
Lab In Person (BI 123-751L) Wednesday, 5-10 pm Wellesley Hills
4 Credits; Professor Dennis M. Walsh
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

Fundamentals of microbiology is the study of the microorganisms, which cause human disease from both a scientific and medical perspective. Studied will be the concepts regarding a) molecular structure, physiology, metabolism, growth, and genetics of microorganisms - bacteria, viruses, protozoans, and fungi; b) mechanisms of infection, toxicity, and disease; c) the immune system; d) physical and chemical control of microorganisms; and the structure, function, and action of antimicrobial drugs and drug resistance. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 3 hours per week. Prerequisite: BI 101 or BI 110


GENERAL BIOLOGY II w/LAB ( 5963 / BI 102-098 )

Saturday 8 am to  2 pm
Lab Required (BI 102-098L) Saturday 2:30pm - 6 pm
4 Credits: Professor Alan H. Levy
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

A study is made of the mechanisms of evolution. The origin and diversity of life is studied by examining the evolutionary development of organisms in the five kingdoms-Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plants and Animals. Animal structure and function is covered by studying the principles and evolution of each organ system and then focusing on the human. This is followed by a study of plant structure and function. The course ends with a study of the ecological interrelationships among organisms and organisms with their environment. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 2 hours per week. Prerequisite: BI 101


INFANTS AND TODDLERS (6145 / ED 223-199)

Saturday, 8:30 am to 2:45 pm
3 Credit; Professor Deborah M. Leotsakos
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Examination of the specialized needs of infants and toddlers with regard to intelligence, language development, nutrition, motor and social abilities, and parent-child relations. Types of programs serving infants, toddlers and their families, focusing on the design of optimum environments and curricula, will be studied. Lecture: 3 hours per week.


INFANTS AND TODDLERS (6243 / ED 223-800)

Saturday, 8:30 am to 2:45 pm
3 Credit; Professor Deborah M. Leotsakos
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Examination of the specialized needs of infants and toddlers with regard to intelligence, language development, nutrition, motor and social abilities, and parent-child relations. Types of programs serving infants, toddlers and their families, focusing on the design of optimum environments and curricula, will be studied. Lecture: 3 hours per week.


INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY II (6185 / EV 106-022)

Wednesday, 2-3:50 pm
2 Credits; Professor Donna H. Cohen
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $348/$760

This course covers various environmentally significant issues. Including air and water quality; land/marine ecology; hazardous wastes and recycling. The public perception of environmental policies and issues, and the current status of environmental research are introduced. Prerequisite: EV 105


LIFE SPAN PSYCHOLOGY (6401 / PS 118-114)

Tuesday and Thursday, 2-5 pm
3 Credits; Professor Elizabeth A. Hannigan
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Examines regularly predicted physical, psychological, and emotional changes from conception through aging. Theories and concepts of the psychology of the life span are integrated.


LIFE SPAN PSYCHOLOGY (6189 / PS 118-190)

Saturday, 8:30 am to -2:30 pm
3 Credits; Professor Andrea Howe
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Examines regularly predicted physical, psychological, and emotional changes from conception through aging. Theories and concepts of the psychology of the life span are integrated.


MATERIALS IN DESIGN (6199 / IN 202-065)

Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9 pm
3 Credits; Professor Mary R. Meehan
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Material selection is a very important aspect of an interior designer's project planning. The successful conversion of ideas to practical applications will be enhanced by the proper selection of materials. Wall coverings, fabric texture, plastics and chrome become essential ingredients in the combining of space and form within the designer's planned environment. Samples of a variety of designer materials will be studied and evaluated.


Classes offered September 27th - October 27th:


COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY (6600 / CS 100-450)

Friday, 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday, noon to 5 pm
3 Credits: Professor Richard Canale
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $612/$1230

This course introduces students to computers and technology. Students learn the basics of microcomputer windows, operating system software and application software. Students complete hands-on computer projects to gain experience using the operating system, e-mail, the internet, word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and basic presentation graphics software. After successful completion of this course, students will be familiar with business and personal computer applications and commonly used computer terminology. The history and future development of computing and technology are reviewed, as well as a look at the future of computers along with the legal, ethical and privacy issues associated with computers.


INTEGRATED SCIENCE I (6603 / SC 102-450)

Friday, 7:30 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, 9 am to noon
Sunday, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Lab required: (SC 102-450L) Friday, 5:30 - 7:15 pm
Lab required: (SC 102-450L) Saturday, 1 - 4 pm
Lab required: (SC 102-450L) Sunday, 12 - 2:15 pm
4 Credits: Professor Vincent J. Falcone
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640

This course is a study of the basic concepts of chemistry, physics, geology, metrology, astronomy and environmental sciences. Topics covered include energy, heat and the laws of thermodynamics, properties and states of matter, motion, electricity and magnetism, the stars, cosmology, the Earth and other planets, the climate and weather, and the environment. The laboratory entails experiments covered in lecture. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 2 hours per week.


MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS/BUSINESS (5713 / CS 104-450)

Friday, 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday, noon to 5 pm
3 Credits: Professor Lynn Moore
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $612/$1230

This course deals with computer/technological literacy with an emphasis on business applications using the microcomputer. It is required for Business and Computer Information Systems majors. The basics of microcomputer operations including: hardware, windows, operating system software, and application software, will be introduced. Students will complete projects in the areas of word processing, in-depth spreadsheeting, e-mail, the Internet, databasing and some presentation graphics software. A look at the future of computers, including the legal and ethical impact on society will be covered. The labs will be structured toward practical day-to-day business problems. Lecture/Lab: 3 hours per week 3 credits


Classes offered October 7th - November 8th:


WEB PAGE DEVELOPMENT I (5133 / CS 108-014R)

Thursday, 2:30 pm to 5 pm
1 Credit: Professor Giuseppe A. Sena
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $174/$380

This course presents the basics of Web page design and development. It covers basic HTML tags. Specific areas covered include headings, rule lines, lists, applying color, creating tables, hyperlinks, backgrounds, text formatting, and importing graphics so that students can create a home page. Professional web development tools are demonstrated. Lecture: 5 3-hour weeks. Open Lab. Prerequisite: CS 107 or permission of the instructor


Classes offered October 25th - November 17th:


US History I (5717 / HS 105-450)

Friday, 5:30 to 9 pm
Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday, noon to 4 pm
3 Credits; Professor Gary Donato
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

First half of the US History survey sequence focuses on American history until 1877. Topics include the history of the colonial era, the American Revolution and Early Republic, the Civil War and Reconstruction.


Classes offered November 1st - December 8th:


INTEGRATED SCIENCE II (6605 / SC 103-450)

Friday, 7:30 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, 9 am to noon
Sunday, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Lab required: (SC 103-450L) Friday, 5:30 - 7:15 pm
Lab required: (SC 103-450L) Saturday, 1 - 4 pm
Lab required: (SC 103-450L) Sunday, 12 - 2:15 pm
4 Credits: Professor TBD
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $816/$1640


This course is a study of the concepts governing living organisms. Topics covered include the cell, cell membranes, biochemical pathways, cell division, Mendelian and molecular genetics, human organ systems, evolution, and interaction of organisms between themselves and their environments. The laboratory entails experiments covered in lecture. Lecture: 3 hours per week. Lab: 2 hours per week


Classes offered November 12th - December 13th:


WEB PAGE DEVELOPMENT II (5563 / CS 109-014R)

Thursday, 2:30 pm to 5 pm
1 Credit: Professor Giuseppe A. Sena
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $174/$380

This course presents the basics of Web page design and development. It covers basic HTML tags. Specific areas covered include headings, rule lines, lists, applying color, creating tables, hyperlinks, backgrounds, text formatting, and importing graphics so that students can create a home page. Professional web development tools are demonstrated. Lecture: 5 3-hour weeks. Open Lab. Prerequisite: CS 107 or permission of the instructor


Classes offered November 22nd - December 15th:


CRITICAL THINKING (5715 / CT 100-450)

Friday, 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday, noon to 4 pm
3 Credits: Professor Edward Eaton
Wellesley Hills
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Introduction to critical thinking in college. Designed to provide students with practice in interpreting, analyzing, synthesizing, and assessing new information and its relationship to previous knowledge. Students will evaluate classic and contemporary arguments and learn how to construct sound arguments. Small group participation is an integral part of this course. This course is required for completion of an A.S. or A.A. degree program.


Classes offered November 25th - February 27th:


FRESHMAN ENGLISH II (4451 / EN 102-229) Automotive Students Only

Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
3 Credits: Professor Meredith H. Bohne
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Further development of writing skills, with additional exposure to library research. Students produce a minimum of four longer papers, with emphasis on critical thinking, academic research, audience awareness, critical reading, unity, coherence and style. Papers give practice in making reference to readings from a variety of academic disciplines, including literature. Students will demonstrate the ability to read with increased understanding and insight. Prerequisite: EN 101


PHILOSOPHY: ETHICS (4485 / PH 102-229) Automotive Students Only

Tuesday and Thursday, 10 am to 11:45 am
3 Credits: Professor Phillip F. Jutras
Framingham
Cost In-state/Out-of-State: $522/$1140

Further development of writing skills, with additional exposure to library research. Students produce a minimum of four longer papers, with emphasis on critical thinking, academic research, audience awareness, critical reading, unity, coherence and style. Papers give practice in making reference to readings from a variety of academic disciplines, including literature. Students will demonstrate the ability to read with increased understanding and insight. Prerequisite: EN 101


Non-Credit Offerings



Don’t need college credits? We also offer a robust selection of non-credit courses in health sciences, life sciences and many more subjects.

View our Center for Corporate Training and Community Education (CCTCE) Flyer for details on over 70 course offerings >>


A sample of the offerings from this brochure below.



CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (6637 / CU 152-300)

Saturday and Sunday, 8 am to 4:30 pm
Framingham
Non-Credit
November 3rd – December 7th
$1300

PREPARATION FOR HEALTH CARE CAREERS (6636 / CU 130-350)

Tuesday 4 pm – 5 pm
Non-Credit
Framingham
September 17th – December 10th

This course provides a review of the basic reading, writing, and study skills that students need for success in challenging healthcare career pathways. Topics include: college and career exploration, becoming a self-directed learner; study, organization, and memory skills, strategies for test-taking and managing test-anxiety; effective reading strategies; and technical writing. Students learn and practice these skills in the context of completing a Case Study project focused on a challenge they identify in their current work environment or a health care-centered research project for students not working in health care.

HCLN™ HEALTH SCIENCE (6654 / CU 131-350)

Tuesday 4 pm – 5 pm
Non-Credit
Framingham
September 17th – December 10th

This course provides a review of basic science concepts as they relate to health and disease. Topics include: the scientific method; the structure of atoms, molecules and cells, a review of the eleven human organ systems with a focus medical terminology; genetics; and the role of bacteria and viruses in health. Students learn and practice these skills in the context of completing a short Research Project that explores a specific health condition of their choosing: heart disease, diabetes, or cancer.

HCLN™ HEALTH MATH (6655 / CU 133-350)

Tuesday 4 pm – 5 pm
Non-Credit
Framingham
September 17th – December 10th

This course provides a review of the basic math and pre-algebra concepts and skills that students need for success in challenging healthcare career pathways. Topics include: numbers and numeration, arithmetic operations, fractions, decimals, percents, measurements, ratios and proportions. Students learn and practice these skills in a health-related context.

JOURNEY THROUGH NORTH AMERICA
Saturday 9am – 3pm and one offering on Tuesday/Thursday
Non-Credit
Wellesley Hills
Offerings starting September 14th, October 8th, October 26th and November 23rd
$135
A unique opportunity and exciting way for students to learn about North american life and culture through classroom lectures, videos, journals, and on-site travel. Students will receive an overview of North American culture and history, geography, government, and basic rights and freedoms. Students will study North American symbols and national holidays; exploring its people and culture. This course includes an on-site travel component where you will visit historical landmarks and museums and participate in professionally guided tours in your choice of cities.


CPR RE-TRAINING (5989 /  CU 103-302)

Thursday 5pm – 9 pm
Non-Credit
Framingham
December 12th
$50


CPR TRAINING (5781 / CU 104-307)


Saturday 8 am-2pm
Non-Credit
Framingham
October 5th
$75
CPR initial training.

CPR TRAINING (6461 / CU 104-308)


Saturday 8 am-2pm
Non-Credit
Framingham
December 7th
$75
CPR initial training.

 




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