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Medical Terminology

UCSP 198B | 3 Credits

Course Desc: A study of the principles and elements of medical word building and the basic vocabulary of anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Focus is on recognizing, pronouncing, spelling and using the vocabulary of medical terminology. The root words of anatomy, physiology, and pathology; basic anatomical structures; and medical abbreviations are also examined.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention

UCSP 198D | 1 Credit

Course Desc: An exploration of the underlying causes of drug abuse and contemporary efforts toward drug prevention, control, and rehabilitation. Focus is on a critical analysis of the relevant scientific literature on crime and drug prevention.

Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMGC

UCSP 615 | 0 Credits

Course Desc: (Required within the first 6 credits of graduate study for all new graduate students, except those in programs requiring CBR, DCL, or PRO 600.) An overview of the skills needed for academic and professional success. Focus is on enhancing communication and critical thinking skills. Assignments provide familiarity with tools such as library and information resources. APA style and resources are also addressed.

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