Western genesee consortium

Carman-Ainsworth, Flushing, Swartz Creek, and Montrose high schools are teaming together to form the Western Genesee Consortium. The Western Genesee Consortium in collaboration with the University of Michigan-Flint will offer students from all three high schools their choice of three dual enrollment opportunities.

Medical Science Programs (13 Credits)

Taught at Carman-Ainsworth High School.

BIO 104, Introduction to Human Biology, 4 credits – Natural Science & Laboratory. Introductory human anatomy and physiology with a focus on exercise physiology and human health. Intended for non-science majors. Lecture and laboratory.

PHL 168, Philosophy of Bioethics, 3 credits – Humanities. Introduction to classical ethical theories and their application to contemporary bioethical issues, such as neuroethics, ethics of nanotechnology, stem-cell research, bioterrorism, cloning as well as a broad range of health care issues such as health system reform, international health research, social inequities in health and the allocation of scarce resources.

BIO 307, Topics in Human Anatomy, 4 credits. In-depth study of one or more areas of regional anatomy. Course content, format and prerequisites vary with the topic presented. Involves hands-on lab activities and/or distance-learning presentations for study of cadaver anatomy. Lecture and laboratory.

HCR 206, Health Sciences Applications, 2 credits. Introduction to a wide range of topics in health science with demonstrations of how basic scientific concepts can be applied to solving problems in the field. Hypothetical thought experiments stimulate students’ interest in pursuing health careers.

Humanities Program (12 Credits)

Classes are taught at Flushing High School.

ARH 112, History of Renaissance to Modern Art – 3 credits – Humanities. Historical survey of art from the Renaissance to the Modern era.  Covers all media from the western tradition of this time period.

POL 120, U.S. National Government and Politics – 3 credits – Social Sciences. Theory and practice of democratic government in the United States and the institutions and processes of American government as manifestations of democratic values. Representative democracy, federalism, the Presidency, Congress, the Courts, political parties, interest groups and voting as expressions of, and at times contradictions to, democratic values.

AFA 215, Survey of African-American Literature – 3 credits – Humanities/ U.S. Diversity. Introduction to American literature written by African-American writers. Major authors studied in historical context along with cultural elements of folklore and related arts. May be used to satisfy general education or BA distribution requirements, but not both. Also listed as ENG 215.

COM 170, Introduction to Digital Culture – 3 credits – Technology. How communication technology influences culture, society, and our day-to-day lives, with special emphasis on the massive shift from analog to digital technologies in a variety of media contexts. Exploration of technologies such as the internet, digital film, and social media websites, and issues such as the intersection between society and technology, theories of representation, obsolescence, surveillance and privacy, and how past communication technologies have shaped new and emerging media.