Online Science and Math
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We offer basic math and science courses through the Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health, and they are open to all Education Fund members. They are geared towards students who plan to take the course subject at a college level in the near future, or to be able to improve a person’s current work productivity and patient care experience. See course descriptions below.
Things you should know about these classes:
- These are refresher courses and are not eligible for college credit
- Classes are self-paced; students work at their own pace in a 6 week period
- Course content is available 24/7 during scheduled class session.
- Certificates are available for completion
- Course materials can be accessed for one (1) year post completion
Intro To Anatomy & Physiology
After completing this course, students will be able to: describe the organization of the human body; explain the contribution of each body system; identify major anatomical structures; explain basic physiological processes; describe select human diseases; and describe common issues/changes that occur in each body system throughout life span.
Intro To Biology
After completing this course, students will be able to: explain basic biology concepts & terminologies; outline structure of living world; distinguish between types of cellular division; classify components of animal & plant cells; determine the mechanisms of evolution; analyze patterns of inheritance; explain basic industrial biotechnology procedures; and outline components of ecology.
Basic College Math
This course presents the fundamental concepts of a pre-algebra course. Students will be introduced to whole numbers, fractions and decimals, integers, order of operations, percentages, signed numbers, measurements, geometry, probability, and basic algebra concepts.
This course presents students with the key concepts of college algebra. Students will be introduced to solving equations and inequalities, functions (including linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic), systems of equations and inequalities, and series and sequences.