Available courses

The purpose of this course is to prepare students completing the first year of the ADN program who choose to engage in nursing at the level of the Practical Nurse scope of practice. This course provides additional nursing content and skills needed at the PN level focusing on the SLOs at the end of the second level of nursing courses.

This course will provide students information on the Nurse Aide course and requirements. 

Clinical Onboarding requirements for Memorial Medical Center and NorthLakes Clinics 

Online orientation information for UP Health Portage.  Must be completed prior to clinical. 

Onboarding materials for UP Health Marquette

This course is designed to help business students improve their ability to make ethical decisions in business by providing them with a framework that they can use to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical issues in business decision making. An emphasis is placed on the importance of understanding that individual values and ethics are important in this process. By studying business ethics, students begin to understand how to cope with conflicts between their personal values and those of the organization.
What constitutes a valid and hence enforcable contract? Topics covered are: capacity, accent, consideration, statute of frauds, along with principal and agent relationships.
This course focuses on the writing and revising of expository essays, concentrating on the writing process, identifying and responding to different audiences and rhetorical situations, and understanding the conventions of format and structure. Students will be introduced to the academic writing process and research methods. Critical reading and thinking skills are emphasized.
This course focuses on the writing, researching and revising of expository essays and writing projects. The second of a two-course sequence, it concentrates on the writing process, identifying and responding to different audiences and rhetorical contexts, and understanding the conventions of format and structure. Skills in essay development and in critical writing, reading, and thinking are emphasized. Students write analytical and argumentative essays, including an adademic research paper.
A course which demonstrates mathematics' usefulness and relevance to students' daily lives through topics such as calculating interest and understanding voting systems. The course emphasizes problem-solving skills, practical applications, probability, statistics, and the history of mathematics. MTH108 unveils the relevance of mathematics and its creative human aspect to students. This course investigates a variety of areas in which mathematics is concretely applied, in a way which is both engaging and accessible to students who do not necessarily have strong interests in the sciences.

An introduction to fundamental concepts of the physical and life sciences. Application to daily experiences and critical evaluation of science as discussed in the public domain will be emphasized. The approach will be primarily descriptive in nature, with basic mathematical principles applied to understanding relationships and expressing data derived during hands-on investigations.

A survey of the world's nations and geographic regions. Each region will be discussed in connection with population, natural environment, size and location, economy, political situation, problems and potentialities.
This course covers the concepts of homeland security and the programs and actions being taken by government agencies, organizations, and the private sector. It examines the essential need for preventing terrorist attacks within the United States, decreasing vulnerability to terrorism, and minimizing the recovery from attacks that do occur.
The Microeconomics course is designed to provide a study of individual markets in our economy. We will examine price-output behavior in purely competitive, oligopolistic, monopolistically competitive, and monopolistic markets. Other topics reviewed in this course include: Resource markets, concentration ratios, labor and unions, pollution, agriculture, and international trade. In summary, our studies will emphasize how households and firms make decisions and interact within the economic markets in which we live. This course fulfills a social science requirement.
This course covers the history, cultures and values of western society from the the prehistoric period to the Enlightenment. It examines the development of early civilizations in the ancient Near East; the rise of classical civilization in Greece and Rome; the influence of early Christianity and Islam on Europe; the development of European society, religion and politics during the Middle Ages; the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment; and western contacts with the Americas and Asia in the 15th through 18th centuries.
This course covers the political, social, and cultural history of the United States from its colonial founding through the Reconstruction period. It examines the clash of European and native civilizations; development of colonies; growing independence of the colonies; revolution and the formation of a national government, nation building; sectional conflict; the Civil War; and rebuilding the nation after the war.
This humanities course teaches students how to look at, think about, explain, and engage in a critical discussion about many of the ways that human societies and the individuals in them create things that both serve purposes and tell stories. In each unit we will examine 'artifacts' or 'evidence.' In all cases we will ask of an object, an image, a text, a performance, a structure, a recording, etc., what are its characteristics? (what do you see/hear/etc.), and what do it's observed characteristics reveal about the people who made, consumed, or used it, and the situation in which it was created?
An introduction to the scientific study and interpretation of human behavior. The topics include: scope and goals of psychology, learning, perception, sensation, motivation, emotions, physiological basis for behavior, mental illness, psychotherapy, and personality development. The course reflects the increasing attention being paid to experimental procedures, laboratory techniques and research findings.

This course is intended to help faculty with their course design and setup in Moodle. It will likely be most helpful to those without any Moodle or online teaching experience, but feel free to use it as a refresher if needed.