CAMS 232
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The National Commission for Academic Accreditation & Assessment
Course Specification
Course Specification
Institution: AlMajmaah University. 
College: Of Applied Medical Sciences. Department: Medical Devices. 
A. Course Identification and General Information:
1. Course title and code: Math for Health Sciences – CAMS 232 
2. Credit hours: 2 hours 
3. Program(s) in which the course is offered.(If general elective available in many programs indicate this rather than list programs)  Medical Equipment 
4. Name of faculty member responsible for the course : d. Mohamed El Hor 
5. Level/year at which this course is offered: Level II 
6. Prerequisites for this course (if any) : Non

7. Corequisites for this course (if any) : Non

8. Location if not on main campus

B. Objectives
1. Summary of the main learning outcomes for students enrolled in the course.  Understand the basics of mathematics.  Followup of scientific development.  Provide student with the necessary information that helps them understand the various other specialty materials.

2. Briefly describe any plans for developing and improving the course that are being implemented. (eg increased use of IT or web based reference material, changes in content as a result of new research in the field)  The periodic review of the curriculum by the commission on plans and schedules.  The course content is updated regularly based on recent development.  Keep up with development through the use of modern technologies.  Update the sources of learning for the curriculum.

C. Course Description:
1 Topics to be Covered


Topic 
No. of Weeks 
Contact hours 
(1): Review fundamentals of algebra. 
2

4 
(2): Solution of simultaneous equations using determinants. 
2

4

(3): Factoring and fraction, quadratic equations and quadratic formula. 
2 
4

(4): Trigonometric functions and identities, logarithms, logarithmic functions and their graphical representation.

3 
6 
(5): Vectors and oblique triangles.

2 
4 
(6): Complex numbers.

2 
4 
(7): Exponential functions and their graphical representation.

2 
4 
2. Course components (total contact hours per semester): 

Lecture:
30 
Tutorial: 
Practical/Fieldwork/Internship:

Other:

3. Additional private study/learning hours expected for students per week. (This should be an average: for the semester not a specific requirement in each week) : 30

4. Development of Learning Outcomes in Domains of Learning For each of the domains of learning shown below indicate: 
a. Knowledge 
(i) Description of the knowledge to be acquired  Review fundamentals of algebra.  Study the Solution of simultaneous equations using determinants.  Study the Factoring and fraction, quadratic equations and quadratic formula.
 Study the Trigonometric functions and identities, logarithms, logarithmic functions and their graphical representation.
 Study Vectors and oblique triangles.
 Study the complex numbers.
 Study the exponential functions and their graphical representation.

(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop that knowledge  Lecturing.  Group discussions.  Assignments.

(iii) Methods of assessment of knowledge acquired  Written exams.
 Participation.

b. Cognitive Skills 
(i) Cognitive skills to be developed  Mathematical skills and used in other sciences.

(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop these cognitive skills  Exercises.  Access to some web sites. 
(iii) Methods of assessment of students cognitive skills  Exercises.  Weekly assignments.

c. Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility 
(i) Description of the interpersonal skills and capacity to carry responsibility to be developed  The ability to work in groups.
 The ability to work in dependently.
 The ability to group discussions. 
(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop these skills and abilities  Collective mandated.
 Singles mandated.
 Collective discussion.

(iii) Methods of assessment of students interpersonal skills and capacity to carry responsibility  Assessment of collective action regularly.  Assessment of Singles action regularly. 
d. Communication, Information Technology and Numerical Skills 
(i) Description of the skills to be developed in this domain.
 Mathematical skills and used in other sciences.

(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop these skills  Lecturing.  Exercises.  Homework.

(iii) Methods of assessment of students numerical and communication skills  Exercises.  Homework.

e. Psychomotor Skills (if applicable) 
(i) Description of the psychomotor skills to be developed and the level of performance required

(ii) Teaching strategies to be used to develop these skills 
(iii) Methods of assessment of students psychomotor skills

5. Schedule of Assessment Tasks for Students During the Semester


Assessment 
Assessment task (eg. essay, test, group project, examination etc.) 
Week due 
Proportion of Final Assessment 
1

First Exam 
7 
20%

2

Second Exam 
12 
20% 
3

Assignments 

20% 
4

Final Exam 
16 
40% 
D. Student Support
1. Arrangements for availability of faculty for individual student consultations and academic advice. (include amount of time faculty are available each week)

E. Learning Resources
1. Required Text(s) Peter kuhfittingالمصطلحات الأساسية في الرياضيات و حساب التفاضل و التكامل، 
1 ''College Algebra and Trigonometry'', Aufmann, Barker and Nation, Fifth edition. 2 Applied Calculus'', HughesHallett, second edition, 2003, published by John Wiley & sons, Inc

3 Recommended Books and Reference Material (Journals, Reports, etc) (Attach List)

4.Electronic Materials, Web Sites etc Resources on the Web:

5 Other learning material such as computerbased programs/CD, professional standards/regulations

F. Facilities Required
Indicate requirements for the course including size of classrooms and laboratories (ie number of seats in classrooms and laboratories, extent of computer access etc.) 
1. Accommodation (Lecture rooms, laboratories, etc.)

2. Computing resources

3. Other resources (specify eg. If specific laboratory equipment is required, list requirements or attach list)

G. Course Evaluation and Improvement Processes
1 Strategies for Obtaining Student Feedback on Effectiveness of Teaching
 The distribution of questionnaires to students at the end of the semester to know their opimion.

2 Other Strategies for Evaluation of Teaching by the Instructor or by the Department
 The periodic review of the curriculum.
 Self assessment for the program.
 The external review.

3 Processes for Improvement of Teaching  Taking recommendations of the results of internal and external audit.

4. Processes for Verifying Standards of Student Achievement (e.g. check marking by an independent faculty member of a sample of student work, periodic exchange and remarking of a sample of assignments with a faculty member in another institution)
 Review of a sample of the papers that have been corrected by the department.

5. Describe the planning arrangements for periodically reviewing course effectiveness and planning for improvement.  The periodic review of the curriculum by the commission on plans and schedules.  The course content is updated regularly based on recent development.  Keep up with development through the use of modern technologies.  Update the sources of learning for the curriculum.
