Don’t let your local community college wait-list hold you back from your future in healthcare. When it comes to prerequisites, some schools have a wait-list of a year or more!
United States University is proud to offer non-degree, undergraduate science prerequisite courses to enable to advance your career. We are WSCUC accredited, which means that your credits are transferable to other colleges. Each class consists of a course and a lab (4 credits total) and are held on-ground on our campus in Mission Valley, San Diego.
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|BIO 252 – 3 Credits
Physiology of nerve and muscle, digestive, circulatory, respiratory, excretory, endocrine and reproductive systems.
|BIO 252L – 1 Credit (Lab)
This is the laboratory part of Human Physiology and is taken in conjunction with the main course. The laboratory experiments are designed to complement the topics presented in the companion lecture course. Topics include the physiology of cell transport mechanisms, skeletal muscle, nerve impulses, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestion, renal, acid-base balance, blood analysis and serological testing.
|BIO 261 – 3 Credits
Anatomy and histology of human organ systems including the muscle and skeletal systems, the digestive, circulatory, respiratory, excretory, endocrine and reproductive systems.
|BIO 261L – 1 Credit (Lab)
This is the laboratory part of Human Anatomy and is taken in conjunction with the main course. An introduction to common laboratory techniques and the process of science is presented. The laboratory experiments are designed to complement the topics presented in the companion lecture course. Topics include human cadaver, anatomical models, histology slides, cat dissections, fetal pig dissections.
|BIO 150 – 3 Credits
Biological concepts and functions of living systems examined at the cellular level, from biochemistry to cellular structure and function to molecular biology and genetics of the cell.
|BIO 150L – 1 Credit (Lab)
Laboratory activities for BIO150 General Biology.
|BIO 251 – 3 Credits
This course is an Introduction to microorganisms as biological entities. Topics include microscopy, cell structures and functions, metabolism, genetics, disease transmission, host response to microbial invasion, control of infectious disease, impact of microbes on the environment and applications of microorganisms to industrial and environmental problems.
|BIO 251L – 1 Credit (Lab)
Laboratory activities for BIO251 Microbiology.