MS Integrative and Functional Medicine Course Descriptions

CourseCourse DescriptionTextbook
NUT500 Integrative & Functional Nutrition I (3cr)This course provides an overview of patient-centered clinical knowledge for effective, holistic and integrative nutritional support in and within the field of Nutrition Oncology specific for healthcare professionalsTBD
NUT501 Integrative & Functional Nutrition II (3cr)This course reviews the advanced practice of personalized nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and monitoring, with the goals of promoting optimal health and preventing diet-and lifestyle-related disease from the perspective of Nutrition Oncology.Required:
Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism. 7/e.
Cengage 2017
ISBN13: 9781305627857
Retail Price: $66.92
LM500 Lifestyle Medicine (3cr)This course explores the relationship between lifestyle and environmental drivers along with the major modern chronic diseases and outlines the knowledge and skills required by health professionals to deal with lifestyle and environmental determinants of chronic disease, as well as the tools and procedures available.Required:
Lifestyle Medicine 3/e
Garry Egger, Andrew Binns, Rossner & Michael Sagner
Academic Press (April 20, 2017)
ISBN: 978-0-12-810401-9
Retail Price: $89.95

The Lifestyle Medicine Handbook
Beth Frates MD, Jonathan P. Bonnet MD, Richard Joseph MD & James A. Peterson PhD
Healthy Learning; Ist Edition (September 18, 2018)
ISBN: 978-1606794135
Retail Price: $34.95

SCI601 Natural Medicine (3cr)This course provides concise guidance on using natural medicine to effectively manage and treat patients with the most common diseases. The clinical research component of the course will equip the practitioner with reliable, scientifically-based data that identifies and controls the underlying causes of diseases, along with the body’s own healing process considering each patient’s unique biochemistry. Research will be conducted to analyze the fundamental aspect and practice of natural medicine to include supplementary diagnostic procedures, diet analysis, food allergy testing, immune function assessment, fatty acid profiling and hair-mineral analysis. Therapeutic and pharmacology procedures will be addressed to review botanical medicine, nutritional therapy, homeopathy, pharmacognosy and commonly prescribed botanical medicines.Required:
Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology, 4/e
Marcia Nahikian Nelms; Kathryn P. Sucher
Cengage Learning; (January 28, 2019)
ISBN-10: 0-357-04171-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-357-04171-0
Retail Price: $112.75

The Clinician’s Handbook of Natural Medicine, 3/e
By: Joseph E. Pizzorno, Michael T. Murray and Herb Joiner-Bey
Churchill Livingstone; (December 21, 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-0702055140
Retail Price: $45.84
SCI604 Herbal Medicine (3cr)This course will present aspects of herbal medicine from fundamental concepts, traditional use, and scientific research to safety, effective dosage and clinical application.Required:
Principles and Practices of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine, 2/e
Kerry Bone and Simon Mills
Churchill Livingstone; (January 14, 2013)
ISBN13: 978-0-443-06992-5
Retail Price: $55.24
NUT503 Diet, Genes & Nutrition (3cr)This course reviews to understand the relationship between food and genetics. The course explores topics including epigenetics and nutrigenetics, the human genome and the ethical issues surrounding genetic healthcare.Required:
Nutritional Genomics: The Impact of Dietary Regulation of Gene Function on Human Disease 1/e
Wayne R. Bidlack (Editor), Raymond L. Rodriguez (Editor)
CRC Press; (December 5, 2011)
ISBN-13: 978-1439844526
Retail Price: $148.50

Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Functional Foods and Personalized Nutrition 1/e
Lynnette R. Ferguson (Editor)
CRC Press; 1 edition (August 13, 2013)
ISBN-13: 978-1439876800
Retail Price: $160.00
NUT512 Nutrition for Mental Health (2cr)This course will review strategies to a client’s dietary needs through effective interviewing, assessing, and counseling. It will also discuss encouraging clients to make and maintain dietary changes utilizing counseling theory and communication techniques.Required:
Probiotics in Mental Health
Colin R. Martin and Derek Larkin
CRC Press; 1/e. (June 15, 2018)
ISBN: 9-781466-573567
Retail Price: $57.39

Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health
Leslie Korn
W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition (January 11, 2016)
ISBN: 978-0-393-70994-0
Retail Price: $40.32
LM507 Lifestyle Medicine Research Studies (2cr)This course will allow demonstration and understanding of principles in general or in application of specialized nutrition, integrative health sciences, functional medicine and integrative medicine. Knowledge, results of research, creative expression and design processes will be applied and conveyed. Research content will include, but not be limited to, the following: Nature and purpose of research, research questions and hypotheses, research methods and procedures, and review of literature and other resources.No textbook required.
NUT590 Medical and Professional Ethics (1cr)This course focuses areas that require an understanding of medical ethics. Emphasis will be placed on Patient Data, Patient Records, Publications, Presentations, General Professional Conduct, Medical Malpractice, and Research.Required:
Medical Law and Ethics 6/e
Bonnie F. Fremgen
Pearson (September 12th 2019) – Copyright © 2020
ISBN13: 9780135414521
Retail Price: $74.66
Nutrition Concentration
NUT514 Eating Disorders (3cr)This course will introduce and review the history, etiology, prevalence, early recognition, treatment and prevention of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and disordered eating behaviors.Required:
Clinical Handbook of Complex an Atypical Eating Disorders
Leslie K. Anderson, Stuart B. Murray & Walter H. Kaye
Oxford University Press; 1 edition (September 26, 2017)
ISBN: 978-0-19-063040-9
Retail Price: $69.00
NUT502 Nutrition Assessment (3cr)This course reviews deficiency assessment, nutritional screening and surveillance, dietary assessment, hunger and food security as well as diet diversity and food group indices will be examined. Clinical methods including body composition, biochemical and clinical factors related to macro and micronutrient deficiency will be discussed.Required:
Nutritional Assessment, 6/e
Robert D. Lee & David C. Nieman
McGraw-Hill Education; (October 29, 2012)
ISBN: 978-007-132636-0
Retail Price: $43.88
GASTP501 Gastronomy Science (3cr)This course introduces a number of basic scientific principles underpinning the methodology of cooking, food preparation and the enjoyment of food. All topics covered have a strong basis in biology, chemistry, and physics application. Among others, they include the consumption of cooked food, the physiological and evolutionary implication of the senses, geographic and cultural influences on food, and the rationale behind food preparation. We will also discuss issues such as coupling of senses to improve sense stimulation; altering flavor by chemical means; and modification of the coloration to improve the appearance of dishesRequired:
The Science of Cooking
Peter Barham
Springer; 2001 edition (October 4, 2000)
ISBN: 3-540-67466-7
Retail Price: $84.99

Understanding the Science of Food: Molecules to Mouthfeel
Sharon Croxford and Emma Stirling
Routledge; 1 edition (July 26, 2017)
ISBN: 978-1-76029-606-3
Retail Price: $30.61
NUT510 Nutritional Psychology (3cr)This course reviews psychological theories that are known to drive human eating behavior, and reveal how these models can be transformed into proactive strategies for adhering to healthy dietary regimens.Required:
Nutrition psychology: Improving dietary adherence.
Blackman, M.C, & Kvaska, C.A.
ISBN-13: 978-0763780401
Jones & Bartlett Learning; 1 edition (March 29, 2010)
Retail Price: $108.85

The psychology of eating and drinking 4/e
Logue, Alexandra W.
Routledge; (December 22, 2014)
ISBN-13: 978-0415817073
Retail Price: $29.69
Lifestyle Medicine Concentration
LM501 Physical Activity & Weight Management (2cr)Physical activity and weight management equips the learner with the information, skills, and practical know-how to gain control of their health. Through systematic coverage of the essentials of personal health and fitness, the learner will understand physical activity, weight management and research techniques based on information gleaned from the latest scientific evidence.Required:
Therapeutic Exercise Prescription
Kim Dunleavy and Amy Kubo Slowik
ISBN: 978-0-323-28053-2
Retail Price: $78.79
LM502 Health & Wellness Coaching (2cr)This course examines essentials of health coaching methodology, along with integrative wellness principles, theoretical frameworks, evidence-based models, coaching session formats, and practice tools to offer a systematic approach to helping clients achieve enduring changes in their personal health and wellness behaviors through a supportive and forward-moving coaching relationship.Required:
Wellness Coaching for Lasting Lifestyle Change, 2/e
Michael Arloski, Ph.D.
Whole Person Associates (June 16, 2014)
ISBN: 978-1-57025-321-8
Retail Price: $22.15

REFERENCE TEXT (for recorded lecture sessions)
Concepts In Health and Wellness, 1/e.
James Robinson III, Ed.D, FAAHE; Deborah J. McCormick, Ph.D.
Cengage Learning (June 28, 2010)
ISBN-10: 1-4180-5541-7
ISBN-13: 978-1-4180-5541-7
Retail Price: $76.01
LM503 Sleep Health & Wellness (2cr)This course will acquire knowledge that is advancing the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders. An overview of sleep apnea, neurological disorders, legal aspects of sleep medicine, dental sleep medicine genetics, circadian disorders, geriatrics, women’s health, cardiovascular diseases, and occupational sleep medicine will be examined including the physiological basis of sleep, diagnostic tools and possible therapeutic strategies, emphasizing throughout the role of the clinician in diagnosing and managing disease.Required:
No book, online sleep medical journals
LM504 Mindfulness & Emotional Wellness (2cr)This course will review a systematic approach to developing the teaching methods, skills, and competencies to understand mindfulness and how to teach it and use it within clinical practice. It will also explore the latest research on the neuroscience of mindfulness and mechanisms of change. The subject matter will review major theories of emotion in detail including a review of both classic and cutting-edge research on emotional processes from various sub-disciplines. It will also review the study of emotion, the different elements of emotion, evidence of how emotions govern and organize social life, and emotion and individual functioning, including psychological disorders and well-being.Required:
Consciousness & Healing
Marilyn Schlitz, Tina Amorok and Marc S. Micozzi
Churchill Livingstone; 1/e. (November 4, 2004)
ISBN: 978-0-443-06800-3
Retail Price: $27.87

Mindfulness Skills Workbook
Debra Burdick, LCSWR, BCN
PESI Publishing & Media; 1/e. (August 31, 2013)
ISBN: 9781936128457
Retail Price: $18.59

REFERENCE TEXT (For Professor Instructional Use Only)
Positive Psychology
Steve Baumgardne & Marie Crothers
Pearson (September 24th 2008)
Copyright © 2009
ISBN13: 9780131744417
Retail Price: $39.28
LM505 Smoking & Tobacco Cessation Therapy (2cr)This course provides fats, figures, suggested interventions, and sources of further information to assist in providing evidence-based treatment for smokers to understand why they smoke, how they became addicted, and techniques to reduce and ultimately quit smoking.Required:
No book, online resources
LM506 Alcohol & Addiction Therapy (2cr)This course explores an array of techniques and skills that a new practitioner will need in the real world while providing a thorough review of the research, theory, and history of addiction counseling. The course offers a thorough examination of a range of models and perspectives for helping and it encourages critical thinking to best match approaches with clients and situations related to addiction.Required:
Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling, 4/e
Geri Miller
Wiley (September 9, 2014)
ISBN-13: 978-1118721773
Retail Price: $71.23

Co-Occurring Disorders-Integrated Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use and Mental Disorders
Charles Atkins, MD
PESI Publishing & Media; 1/e. (November 7, 2014)
ISBN: 9781936128549
Retail Price: $17.29
Cannabinoid Medical Sciences Concentration
SCI606 Analytical Chemistry of Cannabis (3cr)This course will review the methods to support the manufacturing, labelling, and distribution of safe and consistent products with known chemical content and demonstrated performance characteristics. Material will review analytical chemistry within the context of the diverse issues surrounding medicinal and recreational cannabis in a manner designed to foster understanding and rational perspective for science-based researchers/practitioners. This will also include non-scientist stakeholders as well as scientists who are concerned with bringing a necessary degree of order to a field now characterized by confusion and contradiction. Topics of research will cover Biosynthesis and Pharmacology of Phytocannabinoids, Medical Cannabis Formulations, Analytical Methods in Formulation Development, Quality Control & Stability Assessment, and Research & Regulation.Required:
The Analytical Chemistry of Cannabis: Quality Assessment, Assurance, and Regulation of Medicinal Marijuana and Cannabinoid Preparations (Emerging Issues in Analytical Chemistry) 1/e.
Brian F. Thomas and Mahmoud A. ElSohly
Elsevier 2015
ISBN13: 978-0128046463
Retail Price: $42.45
SCI607 Phytocannabinoid Pharmacology (3cr)The course presents the current state of the art on phytocannnabinoid chemistry and pharmacology and will be of much use to those wishing to understand the current landscape of the exciting and intriguing phytocannabinoid science. The focus is on natural product cannabinoids which have been demonstrated to act at specific receptor targets in the Central Nervous System (CNS.) Topics of research will include Molecular Pharmacology of Phytocannabinoids, Phytochemistry of Cannabis: Cannabis satvia L, and Molecular Targets of Phytocannabinoids.Required:
Phytocannabinoids: Unraveling the Complex Chemistry and Pharmacology of Cannabis sativa (Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products) 1/e.
A. Douglas Kinghorn, Heinz Falk, Simon Gibbons, & Jun’ichi Kobayashi
Springer 2017
ISBN13: 978-3319455396
Retail Price: $279.99
SCI608 Cannabis Pathology, Diagnosis & Treatment (3cr)This course provides an overview of the biological and pharmacological components of the cannabis plant, outlines its neurological, social, and psychopathological effects, assists in the diagnosis and screening for use and dependency, and aids researchers in developing effective treatments for cannabis-related issues and disorders.Required:
Handbook of Cannabis and Related Pathologies: Biology, Pharmacology, Diagnosis, and Treatment. 1/e.
Victor R. Preedy
Academic Press 2017
ISBN13: 978-0128007563
Retail Price: $177.29
SCI609 Cannabinoid Science (3cr)This course review specific receptors – protein molecules on the surface of cells – known as cannabinoid receptors. Discussions and research will review how cannabinoid receptors and their endogenous ligands, the endocannabinoids, are involved in a vast array of physiological functions, including helping to control brain activity, energy metabolism, heart function, the immune system and even reproduction. Topics of research will include Anandamide & Palmitoylethanolamide, and CBD on Cancer Cell Proliferation.Required:
Vincenzo Di Marzo
Wiley 2014
ISBN13: 978-1118451298
Retail Price: $127.63
Sports Medicine Concentration
LM501 Physical Activity & Weight Management (2cr)Physical activity and weight management equips the learner with the information, skills, and practical know-how to gain control of their health. Through systematic coverage of the essentials of personal health and fitness, the learner will understand physical activity, weight management and research techniques based on information gleaned from the latest scientific evidence.Required:
The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory into Practice 5/e
Curt L. Lox
Routledge; (October 2, 2019)
ISBN-13: 978-0367186807
Retail Price: $79.95
SCI700 Exercise Physiology (2cr)Exercise Physiology will instruct on the immediate and long-term effects of exercise on physiological systems in the context of the most recent research, including molecular and genetics studies. The course and research will focus on issues like obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, and is designed to address the global pandemic of sedentary diseases in all age groups.Required:
Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application to Fitness and Performance, 11/e.
Scott K. Powers, Edward T. Howley, and John Quindry
ISBN-13: 978-1260570922
McGraw-Hill Education (2020)
Retail Price: $48.19 (buy) | $36.60 (rent)  
SCI701 Integrative Kinesiology (2cr)This course utilizes the skills to incorporate evidence-based practice strategies to prepare for specific kinesiology careers. Sub discipline lectures incorporate biomechanics, motor learning, exercise physiology and public health. Emphasis will also be placed on the professional skills required for developing an effective career path in kinesiology in such areas as personal training, occupational and physical therapy, athletic training, sports psychology and sports management.Required:
Anatomical Kinesiology, 1/e.
Michael Gross
Jones & Bartlett Learning; (February 26, 2020)
ISBN-13: 978-1284175646
Retail Price: $72.04

Foundations of Kinesiology: A Modern Integrated Approach, 1/e
Tinker D. Murray, Ph.D., FACSM; James A. Eldridge, Ed.D.; Harold W. Kohl III, Ph.D., FACSM, FNAK
Cengage Learning; 1 edition (January 1, 2018)
ISBN-10: 1337392707 ISBN-13: 9781337392709
Retail Price: $102.53
SCI702 Fitness and Wellness (2cr)This course integrates realistic techniques that bridge the gap between wanting to be fit and living a fit lifestyle. The course will also emphasizes personal values to accelerate positive changes in endurance, strength, flexibility, nutrition, weight management, stress management, disease prevention and more, culminating with an exercise program built around individual needs and values.Required:
Principles & Labs for Fitness & Wellness
Werner W.K. Hoeger, Sharon A. Hoeger, Andrew Meteer, Amber L. Fawson
Copyright 2023
ISBN-13: 9780357727508 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780357727591 (E-Book)
Retail Price: $120.95 (Paperback)
SCI703 Sports and Exercise Nutrition (2cr)This course reviews and emphasizes scientific reasoning and the latest studies to illuminate the evidence for current nutritional recommendations. Course literature illustrates the connections among exercise, nutrition, the ultimate goals, optimal performance and health. Learn the rationale behind the recommendations made to athletes, and create specific plans for the appropriate amount and type of foods, beverages and/or supplements to support training, performance and recovery.Required:
Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
Marie Dunford, and J. Andrew Doyle
ISBN13: 978-0357448151
Publisher: Cengage
Year: 2022
SCI704 Sports Medicine and Athletic Training (2cr)Sports Medicine and Athletic Training will review fitness assessment, conditioning, emergency preparedness, injury management, therapeutic modalities, nutrition, and ethical and legal considerations. Topics of discussion and research will also explore careers in fitness instruction, athletic training, exercise physiology, sports management, and physical therapy.Required:
Sports Medicine Essentials 3/e.
Jim Clover
Cengage 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1133281245
Retail Price: $78.49
Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Memory Care Concentration
GASTP502 Principles of Neurophysiology (3cr)This course explores neuropathies, disorders, and clinical approaches in neurophysiology through discussions on the anatomy and function of the central and peripheral nervous systems. The topics of neuron morphology, basic electrical properties, ion channels, action potential propagation, synaptic physiology, synaptic integration, and neuronal circuit configuration and function will be included. Healthcare professionals will gain an understanding of the basic principles of neuron signaling and interactions that underlie brain and body function, spanning from the function of individual neurons to the function of neuronal circuits that produce behavior.Required:
Oxford Textbook of Clinical Neurophysiology
Kerry R. Mills (Editor)
Oxford University Press (2017)
ISBN-13: 978-0199688395
Retail Price: $191.69

Essentials of Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology, 10/e.
Sid Gilman and Sarah Winans Newman
F.A. Davis Company (2002)
ISBN-13: 978-0803607729
Retail Price: $51.95
SCI506 Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Memory Care Diagnostics I (3cr)This course provides treatment approaches and research findings for Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory health related illnesses. Research topics will include essentials of physical and cognitive examinations and laboratory and imaging studies.To Be Determined
SCI507 Behavioral Neuroscience (3cr)This course reflects foundational understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system and its relationship to typical and disordered human behavior. Research topics will include genetics and the development of the human brain along with vision, nonvisual sensation, and perception.To Be Determined
SCI508 Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Memory Care Diagnostics II (3cr)This course will discuss how to approach the differential diagnosis for Alzheimer’s, dementia, and memory care related illnesses. Research will review vitamins, herbs, and supplements and anti-inflammatories for memory care. Additional topics of discussion and applied research will include cholinesterase inhibitors, memantine, non-pharmacological treatments, life adjustments, and legal and financial issues related to Alzheimer’s, dementia, and memory loss.To Be Determined
Precision Medicine and Bioinformatics Concentration  
SCI500 Information Processing in Biological Systems (2cr)This course introduces information theory through the foundations of systems biology (computational analysis and modeling of complex biological systems), graph theory (network motifs, combinatorics, and topology interrogation) and the assessment of generative (emergent) behaviors in living systems. Learners will utilize the Opus23 precision medicine application and be assigned a prototypical “non-living computer generated patient” to work on throughout the entire course.Required:
Analytics, Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence: Systems for Decision Support, 11/e.
Ramesh Sharda, Dursun Delen, and Efraim Turban
Pearson (2020)
ISBN-13: 978-1292341552
Retail Price: $217.49
SCI501 Computational Assisted Medicine (2cr)This course will introduce the foundations of computational medicine utilizing the examples from the two major bioinformatics coding languages of Perl and Python. Additional learning will include how to code a dynamic, interactive application and port it out to the web via an appropriately designed user interface. Design and implementation of simple artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms such as the Naïve Baye Classifier will be discussed and utilized by examples from the base code of specific Opus23 apps.Required:
Starting Out with Python, 5/e.
Tony Gaddis
Pearson (2021)
ISBN-13: 978-0135929032
Retail Price: $249.99
SCI502 Genomics, Glycomics and Metabolome (2cr)This course reviews the three -omic sciences: the protein blueprint (genomics), the embedded intelligence (glycomics) and the biochemical fingerprint (metabolomics).  Research will include the understanding and evaluation of disorders along with clinical applications and therapeutic approaches to genetic risk assessments. These include: genomic factors in inflammation (adipocytokines), aberrant glycan expression in oncologic malignancy and protein misfolding diseases, and the metabolome analysis of hepatic and steroidal pathologies. Additional emphasis will focus on developing the ability to “think in networks”, and to understand how each -omic science informs and influences the others (such as epistasis, haplotypes, epigenetic silencing, and gene linkage.) Extensive data resources in Opus23, including the robust “Icarus”, a small molecule database, will allow the learner to understand the connection between genomic information and metabolic consequences.Required:
Nutrigenomics and Proteomics in Health and Disease, 2/e.
Martin Kussmann and Patrick J. Stover
Wiley (2017)
ISBN: 978-1-119-09883-6
Retail Price: $208.00
SCI503 Microbiome (2cr)This course will survey the human microbiome and its constituent microbiota.  Extensive use will be made of “Utopia”, the auxiliary module in Opus23, which will analyze the client microbiome data supplied for clinical reporting services. This course will focus exclusively on the population of so-called “commensal” genera, which are normally non-pathogenic. Additional learning will highlight how to engineer eubiosis by fostering competing or sustaining genera and by reinstating the keystone and ancestral core genera to affect the microbial interaction web.Required:
The Human Microbiota in Health and Disease: An Ecological Community-based Approach, 1/e.
Michael Wilson
CRC Press (2018)
ISBN-13: 978-0815345855
Retail Price: $120.00
SCI504 Etiome, Exposome, and Pharmacogenomics (2cr)This course examines the etiologic (causal) consequences of predictable lifestyle -genomic interactions, with special focus on the pharmacogenomics (drug-gene, drug-nutrient, drug-drug) consequences of uninterrogated polypharmacy. Emphasis is placed on the genomic variation of xenobiotic metabolism (Phase I and II detoxification: glucuronidation, sulfation and proteasomal degradation) and introduces the concept of the “exposome”, the measure of all the exposures of an individual in a lifetime and how those exposures relate to long-term health. Extensive use will be made of the etiologic applications within Opus23, in addition to the Opus23 Toxinform (xenobiotic) and Accelerant (etiology) databases.Required:
Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 6/e.
Susan M. Turley
Pearson (2022)
ISBN-13: 978-0136831235
Retail Price: $59.99
SCI505 Generative Materia Medica (2cr)This course examines how generative techniques, heuristics, and control theory, as applied to nutrition and pharmacognosy data, can insure a safer, more personalized approach to health and wellness.  Using the various AI-driven prescriptive applications in Opus23, learners will tailor network-driven, evidence-based “intelligent polypharmacy”, and recommend appropriate natural products, while developing appropriate checkpoints to rule out possible untoward interactions.  In addition, using the core set of multi-gene diagnostic algorithms in Opus23, learners will target client-specific interventions employing nutrigenomics (foods), mindfulness, and exercise.Required:
Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction, 6/e.
Ben Schneiderman, Catherine Plaisant, Maxine Cohen, Steven Jacobs, Niklas Elmqvist, and Nicholas Diakopoulos
Pearson (2016)
ISBN-13: 978-0134380384
Retail Price: $142.49
Prerequisite Course Information – All Concentrations
LM402 Human Anatomy & Physiology (3cr)This course reviews the central theme of homeostasis-how the body meets changing demands while maintaining the internal constancy necessary for all cells and organs to function. Additional topics of research will include: Cell Physiology, Plasma Membrane, Neural and Hormonal Functions, The Central Nervous System, The Integumentary System, The Skeletal System, The Articular System, The Respiratory System, The Urinary System, The Digestive System, The Muscular System, The Endocrine System, The Lymphatic System, The Respiratory System, The Cardiovascular System, Fluid an Acid Bases, Endocrine System and Glands and the Reproductive SystemRequired:
Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology
Donald C. Rizzo
ISBN13: 9781285174150
Published: 2015
Publisher: Cengage
Book Link:
SCI302 Biology (3cr)This course reviews the foundations of biology science to provide learning techniques to apply conjecture, logical reasoning, and critical thinking to support understanding and application of theory. Coursework will review: The Process of Science, Body Organization and Homeostasis, The Skeletal System, The Muscular System, The Nervous System, Sensory Systems, The Endocrine System, The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic System, The Respiratory System, The Digestive System, The Urinary & Reproductive Systems, Chromosomes and Cell Division, Genetics and Human Inheritance, and DNA and BiotechnologyRequired:
Biology of Humans: Concepts, Applications & Issues
Judith Goodenough and Bety A. McGuire
Published Year: 2017
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN-13: 978-0134045443
Book Link:
SCI122 Chemistry (3cr)This course road introduces the principles of general, organic, and biochemistry. Atomic structure, radioactivity, ionic and covalent compounds, reactions, oxidation-reduction, solutions, acids and bases are covered through descriptive, theoretical, and laboratory topicsRequired:
An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry
Karen C Timberlake
ISBN13: 978013 442135-3
Published: 2018
Publisher: Pearson
Book Link:
SCI303 Biochemistry (3cr)This course builds quantitative reasoning skills and provides the learner with a chemical perspective on biological processes. The course emphasizes fundamental concepts and connections, showing how biochemistry relates to practical applications in medicine, agricultural sciences, environmental sciences, and forensics. Coursework will review: Biochemistry and the Language of Chemistry, The Energetics of Life, Nucleic Acids, Enzymes: Biological Catalysts, Chemical Logic of Metabolism, The Citric Acid Cycle, Electron Transport, Oxidative Phosphorylation, and Oxygen Metabolism, Mechanisms of Signal Transduction, Genes, Genomes, and Chromosomes, DNA Repair, Recombination, and Rearrangement, Transcription and Post-transcriptional Processing, and Information Decoding: Translation and Post-translational Protein ProcessingRequired:
Biochemistry: Concepts and Connections
Dean R. Appling, Spencer J. Anthony-Cahill , Christopher K. Mathews
Published Year: 2018
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN-13: 978-0134641621
Book Link:
SCI304 Microbiology (3cr)This course covers principles of microbiology and the impact these organisms have on humans and the environment. Coursework will review: Chemical Principles, Functional Anatomy and Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells, Microbial Metabolism, Classification of Microorganisms, Principles of Disease and Epidemiology, Microbial Mechanisms of Pathogenicity, Practical Applications of Immunology, Microorganisms and Human Disease, Environmental Microbiology, and Applied and Industrial Microbiology.Required:
Microbiology: Practical Applications
Bruce Colbert and Luis Gonzalez
Published Year: 2015
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN-13: 978-1133693642
Book Link:
Prerequisite Course Information – Sports Medicine
GASTP502 Principles of Neurophysiology (3cr)This course explores neuropathies, disorders, and clinical approaches in neurophysiology through discussions on the anatomy and function of the central and peripheral nervous systems. The topics of neuron morphology, basic electrical properties, ion channels, action potential propagation, synaptic physiology, synaptic integration, and neuronal circuit configuration and function will be included. Healthcare professionals will gain an understanding of the basic principles of neuron signaling and interactions that underlie brain and body function, spanning from the function of individual neurons to the function of neuronal circuits that produce behaviorRequired:
Essentials of Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology – 10/e.
Sid Gilman and Sarah Winans Newman
Prerequisite Course Information – Cannabinoid Medical Sciences
SCI305 Cannabis TherapyThis course presents an overview of the medical use of cannabis and CBD. The history of cannabis use, factors that contributed to its legal status, plant botany (including the various cannabinoids and terpenes found in hemp and cannabis plants), cannabis pharmacology, contraindications, and drug interactions will be explored. There will be an examination of the endocannabinoid system (including receptors, endocannabinoids, and enzymes) and its impact on homeostasis. Discussions and research will review the therapeutic use of cannabis and CBD for pain, anxiety, insomnia, gastrointestinal issues, opioid addiction, seizure disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, concussion, autism, and other conditions. Considerations for cooking with cannabis and CBD will be presentedRequired:
Cannabis is Medicine
Bonni Goldstein, MD
Published Year: 2020
ISBN13: 978-0316500784
Book Link:

Simple Guide to CBD: Fact, Fiction, and a Path Forward
Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN, FAND
Published Year: 2020
ISBN13: 979-8632350228
Book Link:
SCI306 Cannabis and CBD Product Formulations (3cr)This course presents dosing strategies of various cannabinoids, routes of administration, and timing for effective use. Literature will present potential interactions with pharmaceuticals and how to maximize safe use, and how to analyze and interpret certificates of analysis of various formulations. Expanded research will showcase how to read a dispensary menu to guide patient care, culminating with spectrums of industrial hemp extraction used in CBD formulationsRequired:
Cannabis Pharmacy
Michael Backes
Published Year: 2017
ISBN-13: 978-0316464185
Book Link: (Links to an external site.)

Curious About Cannabis, Second Edition
Jason Wilson, MS
Published Year: 2020
ISBN: 978-0-9985728-5-7
Book Link: