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All UW-La Crosse Concurrent Enrollment Courses

The courses below are available for Concurrent Enrollment partner high schools. If you're a teacher or school administrator interested in offering one or more of these courses at your high school, please contact Annette Valeo.

Biology 105: Introductory Biology expanding section

4 Credits
An introduction to biology including topics in ecology, population biology, nutrient cycling, food webs, cell structure and function, metabolism, photosynthesis, reproduction, genetics, molecular biology and evolution. This course provides a strong foundation for further science courses, and is designed for science majors, allied health majors and students with an interest in science. 

Chemistry 103: General Chemistry expanding section

5 Credits
An introduction to chemistry including topics in atomic structure, chemical bonding, molecular structure, chemical stoichiometry, reactivity, states of matter, solutions, acid-base theory, and nuclear chemistry, and also including selected topics in descriptive and applied chemistry. Scientific inquiry, experimental design and data analysis are included. 

Communication Studies 110: Communicating Effectively expanding section

3 Credits
This course introduces students to major topic areas in communication while encouraging them to become more competent and culturally sensitive communicators. Students will develop speaking, relational and listening skills as they are exposed to the communication areas of interpersonal, group/teams and public contexts. This course will help students become more effective and ethical communicators in a highly diverse society.

Computer Science 120: Software Design I expanding section

4 Credits
An introduction to the fundamentals of software development; including software classes, objects, inheritance, polymorphism, logic, selection control, repetition control, subprograms, parameter passage, and rudimentary software engineering techniques. Students complete numerous programming projects using a modern programming language.

English 110: Introduction to College Writing I expanding section

3 Credits
An introductory course in composition, this course will emphasize writing practice in various rhetorical modes with focus on all stages of the writing process and writing as a thinking process. (Students who qualify with a grade of "C" or better in ENG 110 will be exempt from further writing requirements in the General Education skills category but this does not exempt students from the writing emphasis course requirement.)

Health Professions 106: Introduction to Health Related Careers expanding section
Health Professions 250: Medical Terminology for the Health Professions expanding section

1 Credit
Students in various allied health fields will learn to use medically related terms in their professional communication. This covers the study of the language of medicine used in clinics, hospitals, and other health agencies. The student will develop a working knowledge of terms, word roots, and abbreviations with emphasis on spelling, definitions, and pronunciation. An introduction to health care records, disease process, operative, diagnostic, therapeutic, and symptomatic terminology of body systems will be covered as they pertain to medical practice.

Political Science 101: American National Government expanding section

3 Credits
An introduction to the underlying principles and values, administrative and political decision-making processes, and institutions of American national government in an international context utilizing a comparative approach. The course includes discussion, analysis and development of critical thinking skills related to public policy-making problems and current issues. The course emphasizes the development of intellectual skills associated with an informed, involved and active citizenry. 

Public Health 204: Introduction to Global Health expanding section

3 Credits
This course introduces participants to global health through its history, definition, determinants, and development as a field of study. The inter-connection between health problems in developed and developing countries and the interdisciplinary approach necessary to understand and address health problems and issues will be emphasized. Students will learn about the health status in regions of the world and various populations within those regions, and they will be able to suggest how health indicators are likely to change over time and explain why. They will also develop a basic understanding of the methods used to assess population health, and be able to discuss why some populations are healthier than others and what can be done to reduce health disparities.

Sociology 110: Introduction to Sociology expanding section

3 Credits
Students will analyze the complex relationship between society, the individual and the physical environment. They will examine such questions as: How do social patterns develop and persist over time? How is the individual shaped by social, cultural and environmental factors? Why do societies constantly change? How do individuals, through social interaction, shape their social world? Cross-cultural comparisons will be emphasized, showing how society and the physical environment affect the life choices of individuals.

Spanish 307: Latin American Texts: Reading Between the Lines expanding section

3 Credits
In this course we will focus our attention on Latin American texts, reading for both their literal and figurative meanings so as to discover underlying messages of social justice. Because texts represent the communities in which they are created, students will learn how the text, as a cultural product, responds to the socio-historical contexts in which they are created. Along with reading and writing skills, students will build their vocabulary, expand their knowledge of grammar, and create their own short narratives.