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Undergraduate Bulletin 2017-2018 PDF

Pre-professional Program Courses

These courses are offered as Southwestern Adventist University courses taught in a distance learning format by professors from Loma Linda University and Walla Walla University.

COMD 284 - Introduction to Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

2 hours

Major types of disorders. Etiology and treatment. Survey course for students majoring in speech-language pathology and audiology, prospective teachers, and others who may encounter speech-language or hearing disorders in their professions. Taught through Loma Linda University, School of Allied Health Profession. (Spring)

DENT 201 - Introduction to Dentistry

1 hour

This course introduces students into the field of dentistry and dentistry related disciplines.  Students will learn about dental anatomy and disease, as well as radiology and pharmacology as it relates to dentistry.  Students will become aware of dental specialties such as Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Endodontics and Pedodontics, as well as responsibility of those in various ancillary positions in a typical dental practice.  Students will gain practice carving a tooth as well as learn about the management of a dental practice.  A field trip to a local office is required.  Pass/no pass course. (Spring)

ENGR 111 - Introduction to Engineering and Design

2 hours

Introduction to the profession of engineering, computer based engineering, calculation tools, analysis of team dynamics, the design process, systems engineering, and principles of project management. This is taught via distance learning from Walla Walla University, Edward F. Cross School of Engineering. (Fall)

ENGR 115 - Introduction to CAD

1 hour

Introduction to computer aided design, and computer aided engineering (CAD and CAE). Includes coverage of hand sketching, drafting standards, pictorial representations, and principles of descriptive geometry. Covers both 2- and 3-D CAD, discipline specific computer applications will be represented as available. Taught during the first 10 weeks of the semester live via webcast from Walla Walla University, Edward F. Cross School of Engineering. (Spring)

ENGR 116 - CAD Project

1 hour

A full-scale project emphasizing teamwork where possible, and written and oral engineering communications. The project is introduced in ENGR 111 and builds on the skills developed in ENGR 115. Taught during the last five weeks of the semester through Walla Walla University, Edward F. Cross School of Engineering. (Fall, Spring)

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