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Different schools offer different CHS courses for their students. This is a list of all of the courses taught in all of the schools offering CHS courses through Northland Community and Technical College.

You will need to check with your guidance counselor to see which courses your school offers. Then when our student services team comes to your high school to register you as a student, you will know which courses you are able to take.

College in the High School Courses

The college in the high school courses are listed below. The course description is taken directly from the Northland Community and Technical College Course Catalog.

Biology

BIOL 1111 Biological Principles I 4 credits

This is an introductory level course where students study fundamental concepts of cell biology, the chemical and physical basis of life, concepts in genetics, evolution, and the impact that biological and genetic advances have on society and the biosphere. This course includes 3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week.

BIOL 1112 Biological Principles II 4 credits

This is an introductory level course that introduces the concepts of macroevolution, the 6 kingdoms system of classification, comparative study of representatives of the 6 kingdoms with special emphasis on plants and animals, the concept of biomes, and the role of human activities and their affects on the ecological balance of the biosphere. This course includes 3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week.

BIOL 2252 Anatomy & Physiology I 3 credits

This course acquaints students with the structure, function, and disease processes of cellular physiology, homeostasis, integumentary, respiration, lymphatics, immunity, heart, blood, joints, skeletal and muscular systems in the human body. This course also investigates the impact of environmental influences on the human body as well as the effects of the environment and genetics on disease processes. This course assists students in developing a basic understanding of the normal structure and function of the body. This course includes 2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week.

BIOL 2254 Anatomy & Physiology II 3 credits

This is an advanced course that acquaints students with the structure, function, and disease processes of: nerve tissue, central nervous, endocrine, digestion, nutrition, urinary, reproduction, development and genetic systems in the human body. This course will also investigate the impact of environmental influences on the human body as well as the effects of the environment and genetics on disease processes. This course includes 2 lecture hours and 2 lab hours per week.

BIOL 2256 Advanced Physiology 2 credits

This course will increase students' understanding of the mechanisms involved in the normal functioning of the human body, with lesser emphasis regarding the effects of disease on that function. Focus is on the interaction and integration of body processes. This course requires a thorough knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology.


English

ENGL 1111 Composition I 3 credits

The course is an introduction to college-level writing, focusing on descriptive, narrative, and expository essays. One essay will be a research paper using an appropriate documentation format.

ENGL 1112 Composition II 3 credits

This course offers continued emphasis on composition, with concentration on research methods and writing of the research paper, using an appropriate documentation format.

ENGL 1126 Introduction to Literature 3 credits

This course includes the reading of literature, such as poetry, short stories and drama, and the writing of critical essays.

ENGL 2241 American Literature I 3 credits

This course is a survey of literature from the Colonial period to the middle of the 19th century.

ENGL 2242 American Literature II 3 credits

This course is a survey of literature from mid-19th century to the present.


History

HIST 1101 Western Civilization I 4 credits

This course is a survey from the beginnings of the earliest human civilizations starting with Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. Topics include the rise and collapse of Ancient Greece and Rome, the barbarian invasions, Medieval civilization and the rise of Islam. The course will conclude with upheavals of the middle ages such as the “black death,” witch crazes and colonial exploration.

HIST 1102 Western Civilization II 4 credits

This course is a survey of the rapid spread of Western influence through colonialism, the scientific revolution, absolute power concentrations, revolutions and the rise of capitalism, socialism and communism. The rise of modern nationalism and fascism, world wars and genocide, our nuclear and environmental dilemma will also be covered.


Health Education

HLTH 1106 Medical Terminology 2 credits

This course covers prefixes, suffixes, and word roots used to compose medical terms. Students learn to spell, pronounce, define, analyze, and formulate terminology related to body structure, disease, diagnosis, and treatment. Medical abbreviations are also covered.


Mathematics

MATH 1106 Trigonometry 2 credits

This is a course designed to provide students with an adequate foundation in trigonometric functions, identities, solutions of triangles, inverse trigonometric functions, equations, complex numbers, and polar coordinates.

MATH 1110 College Algebra 3 credits

This course covers basic algebraic operations, linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, variation, functions and their graphs, binomial expansion, theory of equations, rational equations, conic sections, exponential and logarithmic functions, and systems of equations. Students who have taken MATH1113 will not receive credit for this course.


Spanish

SPAN 1101 Beginning Spanish I 4 credits

This course introduces the basic elements of the Spanish Language. It includes practice in pronunciation, listening comprehension, elementary conversation, grammar, reading, writing and culture. It provides students with practical vocabulary in culturally authentic contexts and activities and cultural materials that emphasize communicative and cultural competency.

SPAN 1102 Beginning Spanish II 4 credits

This course introduces the basic elements of the Spanish Language. It includes practice in pronunciation, listening comprehension, elementary conversation, grammar, reading, writing and culture. It provides students with practical vocabulary in culturally authentic contexts and activities and cultural materials that emphasize communicative and cultural competency.


Speech

SPCH 1101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3 credits
This course increases students' skills in oral communication of thoughts to an audience. It includes the selection and evaluation of topics and source materials for public speaking, the composition and organization of speech, and effective presentation techniques.


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