NATURAL SCIENCE

ANTH&205 Biological Anthropology 5 Search Schedule
Studies the interplay of human biology and culture. Topics include genetics, primate studies, human evolution and human biological variation. This course was formerly known as ANTH 102, Introduction to Physical Anthropology. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

ASTR&100 Survey of Astronomy 5 Search Schedule
Covers the origin, characteristics, and evolution of the solar system, stars, galaxies, and universe. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
ASTR&115 Stars, Galaxies, & Cosmos 5 Search Schedule
Introduces the origin, structure, scale, and evolution of the universe with emphasis on star classification and life cycles, galaxy structure and formation, and cosmological theories. Laboratory projects include night sky observations and analysis of stars and galaxies based on catalog and photographic data. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

BIOL&100 Survey of Biology 5 Search Schedule
Introduces major biological principles and processes. Topics are chosen from all areas of biology, including ecology, physiology, and cell biology. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL110 Current Biological Issues (Subtitle) 5 Search Schedule
Surveys biological concepts for non-science majors. Integrates biological concepts in the context of a current topical theme such as ecology/conservation, health and disease, or biotechnology. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&160 General Biology w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introduces foundational biological concepts including cell structure and function, metabolism, genetics, biotechnology, biological diversity, evolution, and ecology. Preparatory for further studies including BIOL& 211 and BIOL& 241. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&175 Human Biology w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Covers elementary anatomy and physiology of the human body. Appropriate for non-majors (not for Nursing or Biology majors). Core requirement for the Medical Assisting program. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL180 Introduction to Marine Biology 5 Search Schedule
Introduces students to the marine environment including principles of marine biology. Explores the interrelatedness of the physical, chemical, and biological components of the sea and the organisms that live in it. Also discusses the human impact on the ocean. Field trip(s) required. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&211 Majors Cellular 5 Search Schedule
Introduces cell biology, molecular biology, and genetics in appropriate depth for science majors and students in pre-professional programs. Completion of or concurrent enrollment in CHEM& 139 or CHEM& 161 recommended. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&212 Majors Animal 5 Search Schedule
Introduces diversity of major animal groups including anatomy, physiology, development, evolution and ecology. Appropriate for science majors and students in pre-professional programs. Prerequisite: BIOL& 211.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&213 Majors Plant 5 Search Schedule
Introduces diversity of major plant and fungus groups including structure, evolution, and ecology. Appropriate for science majors and students in pre-professional programs. Prerequisite: BIOL& 211.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&241 Human A & P 1 5 Search Schedule
Introduces study of the structure and function of the human body. Topics include cellular organization, metabolism, histology, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 or higher with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&242 Human A & P 2 5 Search Schedule
Continues study of structure and function of the human body from BIOL& 241. Topics include endocrine, reproductive, cardiovascular, respiratory, lymphatic, urinary (including fluid and electrolytes), and digestive systems. Prerequisite: BIOL& 241 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&253 Human A & P III 5 Search Schedule
Explores advanced topics in Anatomy and Physiology including genetics, development, aging, and pathophysiology of important disorders. Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in BIOL& 242.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&260 Microbiology 5 Search Schedule
Explores advanced biological topics relevant to microbiology, including pathogens and disease processes. Prerequisite: CHEM& 121 and BIOL& 241.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

BOT101 Introduction to Botany 5 Search Schedule
Provides an overview of plant science, emphasizing plant form and function, life processes, diversity, genetics, propagation and biotechnology, and ecology. Prerequisite: Eligible for MATH 096.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

CHEM&110 Chemical Concepts w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Surveys chemical concepts for non-science majors with a focus on practical applications of chemistry and the impact of chemistry on the environment, society, economy, and individual. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&121 Introduction to Chemistry 5 Search Schedule
Introduces fundamentals of chemistry for those interested in nursing/allied health and those pursuing a non-science degree. Study of the classification, composition, calculations, and properties (both chemical and physical) of matter at the macroscopic, atomic and subatomic levels. Includes measurements and conversions, atomic structure, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, molar stoichiometry, and acid/base chemistry. Prerequisite: MATH 096 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&131 Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry 5 Search Schedule
Continues the general, organic, and biochemistry series for nursing and allied health majors. Focuses on general structure, function, properties, and chemical reactions of major organic and biochemical compounds. Prerequisite: "C" or better in CHEM& 121 or CHEM& 162.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&139 General Chemistry Prep 5 Search Schedule
Introduces fundamentals of inorganic chemistry and problem solving strategies as preparation for the general chemistry sequence (CHEM& 161 and further studies in chemistry). Emphasis is on reaction equations, calculations, and development of symbolic and particulate concepts that are applied to quantitative reasoning in chemistry. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH 099 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&161 General Chemistry w/Lab I 5 Search Schedule
Introduces general chemistry concepts, including bonding types, chemical nomenclature, basic atomic structure, stoichiometry, reaction prediction, thermochemistry, gas laws, and quantum mechanical concepts. First course of a three quarter series for engineering, biological science, physical science, pre-med, pre-dental, and math majors. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH& 141 with a "C" or better, and completion of CHEM& 139 or CHEM& 121 with a "C" or better, or a year of high school chemistry.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&162 General Chemistry w/Lab II 5 Search Schedule
Introduces general chemistry concepts including electronic structure, periodicity, bonding theory, molecular shapes, introduction to organic chemistry, structure of solids, properties of liquids, phase transitions, colligative properties, and kinetics. Second course of a three-quarter series for engineering, biological science, physical science, pre-med, pre-dental, and math majors. Prerequisite: "C" or better in CHEM& 161 and MATH& 141.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&163 General Chemistry w/Lab III 5 Search Schedule
Covers acid and base theory, equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and nuclear chemistry. Completes the general chemistry sequence for science, engineering, pre-med, pre-dental, and math majors. Prerequisite: "C" or better in CHEM& 162.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

EARTH106 The Earth in Time and Space 5 Search Schedule
Integrates major elements of astronomy, oceanography, and geology in describing the place of the Earth in space and time. This lecture-demonstration course is intended for non-science AA degree candidates and is particularly appropriate for students planning to transfer in elementary education. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

ENVS&100 Survey of Environmental Science 5 Search Schedule
Explores the workings of planet Earth in terms of living organisms and non-living resources, including roles that human activities play in the world around us. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

GEOL&101 Introduction to Physical Geology 5 Search Schedule
Covers geologic processes that affect the earth and helps to develop a sense of perspective with respect to our place on the planet. Laboratory experience includes both field work and laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

MATH&107 Math in Society 5 Search Schedule
Explores a variety of mathematical topics presenting mathematics as a form of art and as a tool for understanding the world around us. Designed for non-science majors. Specific topics may be drawn from geometry, number theory, set theory, and the history of mathematics. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH 095 with a "C" or better or appropriate placement.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH&141 Precalculus I 5 Search Schedule
Covers functions and analytic geometry. Students who plan to pursue a Science, Engineering, and/or Math (SEM) pathway should take this course. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement or a "C" or better in MATH 099 or equivalent.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH&142 Precalculus II 5 Search Schedule
Covers trigonometric functions and their applications. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement or a "C" or better in MATH& 141 or equivalent.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH&146 Introduction to Statistics 5 Search Schedule
Covers basic probability, descriptive statistics, and inferential statistics. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH 095 and 096 with a "C" or better or appropriate placement.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH147 Precalculus for Business/Social Science 5 Search Schedule
Covers properties and applications of elementary algebraic, exponential, and logarithmic functions relevant to business, economics, and social sciences. Recommended for students studying business or economics. Prerequisite: MATH 097 with a "C" or better or appropriate placement.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH&148 Business Calculus 5 Search Schedule
Covers introductory calculus for students of business and social science. Prerequisite: MATH 147 with a "C" or better or appropriate placement.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH&151 Calculus I 5 Search Schedule
Covers differential calculus of single-variable functions. Prerequisite: MATH& 142 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH&152 Calculus II 5 Search Schedule
Covers integral calculus of single-variable functions. Continuation of MATH& 151. Prerequisite: MATH& 151 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH&153 Calculus III 5 Search Schedule
Covers advanced calculus topics including infinite series, Taylor polynomials, Taylor series representation of functions and calculus in polar coordinates and in parametric equations. Continuation of MATH& 152. Prerequisite: MATH& 152 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH205 Linear Algebra 5 Search Schedule
Covers vectors, matrices, and linear transformations. Prerequisite: MATH& 151 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH238 Differential Equations 5 Search Schedule
Introduces the theory of ordinary differential equations with applications to biological, chemical, and/or physical systems. Prerequisite: MATH& 151 and MATH& 152 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
MATH&254 Calculus IV 5 Search Schedule
Covers analytic geometry in three dimensions and multivariable calculus. Prerequisite: MATH& 151 and MATH& 152 with a "C" or better.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-QUANTITATIVE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

NUTR&101 Nutrition 5 Search Schedule
Surveys the normal nutritional needs for individuals ranging from infants to adults. Emphasis is placed on the basic principles of nutrition. Particularly suitable for health occupation students. Prior high school chemistry or biology course or equivalent strongly recommended. This course was formerly known as BIOL 125. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

OCEA&101 Introduction to Oceanography w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introduces oceanic processes including the physical, chemical, geological, biological and climatological. Labs include both field and laboratory experiences. Prerequisite: Eligible for MATH 092.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE

PHYS&110 Physics for Non-Science Majors w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introduces non-science majors to the approaches and theories used in physics and their relationship to the world around us. Mathematics involved is limited to arithmetic and algebraic reasoning. Prerequisite: Eligible for MATH 096.
Distribution: AA, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
PHYS&114 General Physics I w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introduces fundamental principles and applications of motion, gravitation, and energy. This is the first in the non-engineering physics sequence. Prerequisite: MATH 099 with a "C" or better or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
PHYS&115 General Physics II w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introduces fundamental principles and applications of physics relating to fluid statics and dynamics, heat and thermodynamics, oscillations and waves. Prerequisite: PHYS& 114 with a "C" or better or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
PHYS&116 General Physics III w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introduces fundamental principles and applications of physics relating to electricity and magnetism, light, and optics. Prerequisite: PHYS& 115 with a "C" or better or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
PHYS&221 Engineering Physics I w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introduces fundamental principles and applications of motion, gravitation, and energy, with calculus. This is the first in the engineering physics sequence. Prerequisite: MATH& 151 or concurrent enrollment, or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
PHYS&222 Engineering Physics II w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introduces fundamental principles and applications of physics relating to fluid statics and dynamics, heat and thermodynamics, oscillations and waves, with calculus. Prerequisite: PHYS& 221 with a "C" or better and MATH& 152 or concurrent enrollment, or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
PHYS&223 Engineering Physics III w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introduces fundamental principles and applications of physics, with calculus. Topics include electricity and magnetism, light, and optics. Prerequisite: PHYS& 222 with a "C" or better, or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE