AH 100 Introduction to Health Professions 2 hoursThis course provides students with an overview of major health professions. The skills and attributes required for each profession are explored, along with educational requirements and employment outlook. The need for minority practitioners in health professions is emphasized.
AH 103 Introduction to Public Health 2 hoursThis course is designed to enable students to develop an understanding and appreciation for factors affecting health status and the personal and professional means by which they might contribute to community health. All lectures examine applications to minority health concerns, health objectives, and career opportunities with public health.
AH 200 Practicum in Occupational Therapy 2 hoursThis course is designed to provide exposure to clinical occupational therapy at a local facility and the student will obtain volunteer observation hours. The course also assists the student in developing the specific skills required for submitting an application to the professional school of his/her choice.
AH 210 Practicum in Physical Therapy 2 hoursThis course is designed to provide exposure to clinical physical therapy at a local facility and the student will obtain volunteer observation hours. The course also assists the student in developing the specific skills required for submitting an application to the professional school of his/her choice.
AH 220 Practicum in Physician Assistant 2 hoursThis course is designed to provide exposure to clinical physician assistant at a local facility and the student will obtain volunteer observation hours. The course also assists the student in developing the specific skills required for submitting an application to the professional school of his/her choice.
AH 230 Introduction to Dentistry 2 hoursThis course is designed to give the student an understanding of dentistry and dental hygiene as professions and to develop some basic and clinical skills. The course will give the students basic knowledge in dental anatomy, morphology, and dentistry as a career. Laboratory experience will include visits to local dentists' offices and the School of Dentistry at Meharry Medical College or UAB. Prerequisites: BI 131 and CH 141.
AH 350 Medical Terminology (W) and Laboratory 3 hoursThe study of origins and usage of hundreds of the medical terms that must be mastered by students in all health professions. The course covers and explains important prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Each system of the human body and its relevant medical terms will be discussed. Sample case studies and hospital reports will be examined to refine the usage of these medical terms. Prerequisites: BI 111-112
AH 400-401 Medical Technology Clinical Education hours may varyPrerequisite: completion of pre-professional medical technology courses.
AH 410 Critical Thinking in Health Care (W) 2 hoursThis course is designed to develop and enhanced critical thinking skills, which are vital to health care professionals. Critical thinking models and strategies will be introduced in the context of the current health care environment. Using a problem-based learning approach, the student will analyze clinical, legislative, ethnical and patient care issues, working independently and in small groups. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing; AH 103, AH 350, and EN 112.
AH 490 Research and Independent Study in Allied Health each 1-3 hoursAn original investigation in Allied Health under the guidance of the faculty. Prerequisites: senior
CH 100 Chemistry in Society 3 hoursA non-mathematical study of chemical principles. Discusses the role of chemistry in society, how molecules are built, react, and affect our lives. Topics covered will include current problems such as acid rain, global warming, and ozone depletion.
CH 101 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry and Lab 3 hoursA survey of the fundamental principles of inorganic chemistry. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory each week. Does not apply to a major or minor in chemistry. Prerequisite: high school precalculus
CH 102 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry and Lab 3 hoursA survey of fundamental principles of organic and biochemistry. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory each week. Does not apply to a major or minor in chemistry. Prerequisite: high school precalculus
CH 105 Pregeneral Chemistry 3 hoursA survey of chemical calculations that are basic to an understanding of general chemistry. Required of students who are not prepared to enter general chemistry.
CH 141-142 General Chemistry and Lab 4-4 hoursA survey of the fundamental laws and theories of chemistry, with special emphasis on the working of problems and the relationship between atomic structure and the chemistry of the elements. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. Prerequisite: high school chemistry and high school precalculus.
CH 211 Analytical Chemistry and Lab 4 hoursThe fundamental principles of quantitative analysis using gravimetric, volumetric, and spectrophotometric measurements. Prerequisite: CH 142
CH 311-312 Organic Chemistry 3-3 hoursA survey of organic chemistry, which includes a general treatment of the mechanisms of organic reactions, resonance theory, the molecular orbital theory, the physiochemical basis of synthetic reactions, and an introduction to spectroscopy. Prerequisite: CH 142.
CH 311L-312L Laboratory for Organic Chemistry (W) 1-1 hour312L emphasizes qualitative organic analysis.
CH 331 Nutritional Biochemistry 3 hoursA study of metabolism, macronutrition, vitamins, trace elements, food additives, and processing. Does not apply to a major in biochemistry. Prerequisite: CH 312. Offered when required.
CH 341-342 Physical Chemistry 3-3 hoursA study of the fundamentals of chemical thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, and quantum mechanics. Prerequisites: CH 142, PH 104, and MA 172 or equivalent.
CH 341L-342L Laboratory for Physical Chemistry 1-1 hour
CH 350-351 Chemistry Seminar 1-1 hourThis course is designed to acquaint the students with ongoing research projects at Oakwood University. Extramural research experience is also discussed. Open to all students interested in research.
CH 401-402 Biochemistry 3-3 hoursThe chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleic acids, intermediary metabolism. Biochemistry is the study of the biology and chemistry of the human body. It is the chemistry of life. It explains, for example, why and how muscles grow during exercise and how the body uses carbohydrates to produce energy. Biochemistry seeks to explain the rationale and reasons for chemotherapy, control of blood pressure, diabetes, and cancer. Prerequisite: CH 312.
CH 401L-402L Laboratory for Biochemistry (W) 1-1 hour
CH 410 Applied Chemistry and Lab 4 hoursA study of analytical instrumental techniques, with application to solving practical chemical problems. Prerequisite: CH 312.
CH 411 Instrumental Methods and Lab 4 hoursBasic theory of instrument design and parameter optimization in the operation of scientific instrumentation, with application to thermal and electrical instrumentation methods. Prerequisite: CH 312.
CH 421 Special Topics in Chemistry (W) 3 hoursExact topics will be listed in the schedule. Topics may include quantum chemistry, instrumental analysis, qualitative organic analysis, and biochemistry. Offered when required. Prerequisite: senior chemistry major.
CH 441 Inorganic Chemistry and Lab 4 hoursThis course will focus on the molecular structures and properties of inorganic complexes and compounds. It will cover concepts in bonding, trends in periodic properties, molecular symmetry and its relationship to spectra, solid-state, reaction mechanisms, coordination chemistry and descriptive chemistry of selected elements.
CH 490-491-492 Research and Independent Study (W) each 1-3 hoursAn original investigation in chemistry or biochemistry under the guidance of the faculty. Prerequisite: senior standing.
NS 320 - Loma Linda Dentistry Early Selection Program (LLU) hours may vary