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
Origin, characteristics, and evolution of the solar system, the sun, the stars, galaxies, and the universe. This course was formerly known as ASTR 105, Introduction to Astronomy. Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, 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
This course on emerging diseases serves to introduce students to basic concepts in microbiology, genetics, ecology and epidemiology. Social issues surrounding the spread of and efforts to control diseases provide clear examples of the importance of science to everyone. This underlies the importance of scientific literacy for voters and consumers of medical care. Within the context of disease threats, students are introduced to the basics of cell biology, microbial genetics, and how genetic factors determine changes in disease virulence and pathogen survival. The science and politics of emerging disease are woven around case studies of disease outbreaks. In order to understand disease, students will also study the immune system and how it functions to protect humans from most pathogens. (Four lecture hours with a two-hour laboratory session per week.) Prerequisite: None.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BIOL&160 General Biology w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
Introductory laboratory course covering 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. This course was formerly known as BIOL 105. 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
A general survey of marine biology, including study of the inter-relationships of the physical, chemical, and biological components of the sea; and introduction to the plant and animal phyla: and a discussion of man's role in the marine environment. (Four lecture, three lab hours.) This course was formerly known as BIOL 170. 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& 121 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
An overview of plant science, emphasizing plant form and function, life processes, diversity, genetics, propagation and biotechnology, and ecology. Lab and written work emphasize plants in the ecosystem, applied plant science, microscopy and experimentation. Prerequisite: Eligible for ENGL& 101 AND MATH 097.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
BOT210 Plants of the Pacific Northwest 5 Search Schedule
Native and naturalized plants of the Pacific Northwest: their identification, classification, ecology and distribution. Prerequisite: BIOL& 160 or 221, BOT 101, HORT 100, or instructor's permission.
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. Focuses 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
Fundamental 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. Students without intermediate algebra training or experience are strongly encouraged to take MATH 099, Intermediate Algebra, prior to or concurrent with enrollment in CHEM& 121. This course was formerly known as CHEM 101, Basic General Chemistry. Prerequisite: With a "C" or better in MATH 097, MATH 099 or equivalent.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&131 Introduction to Organic/Biochemistry 5 Search Schedule
Continuation of CHEM& 121. Emphasis on organic chemistry and biochemistry. Major functional groups and the major physical and chemical properties thereof are stressed. Major biochemical properties and processes regarding carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, enzymes, nucleic acids and major cellular energy pathways are covered. This course was formerly known as CHEM 102. Prerequisite: With a "C" or better in CHEM& 121 (formerly CHEM 101) or CHEM& 162 (formerly CHEM 150).
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&139 General Chemistry Prep 5 Search Schedule
Introduction to fundamentals of inorganic chemistry as preparation for the general chemistry sequence. Topics include systems of measurement, atomic structure, bonding, chemical formulas, reaction equations, mole concept, and stoichiometry. Emphasis on developing critical thinking and problem solving strategies. Preparatory for CHEM& 161 and further studies in chemistry. Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in MATH 099 or equivalent.
Distribution: AA, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&161 General Chemistry w/Lab I 5 Search Schedule
Focuses on general chemistry for engineering, biological science, physical science, pre-med, pre-dental, and math majors. This the first course in a three course sequence. CHEM& 139 is recommended for those needing to fulfill the prerequisite. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in or completion of MATH& 141 with a grade of "C" or better, and completion of CHEM& 139 or CHEM& 121 with a grade of "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
Second quarter of a general chemistry sequence for engineering, biological science, physical science, pre-med, pre-dental, and math majors. Includes covalent bonds, molecular shapes, solutions and solids, colligative properties, rates of reaction and equilibrium. Introduction to organic chemistry. Stresses problem solving and critical thinking. 4 hours lecture/3 hours lab per week. This course was formerly known as CHEM 150 General Chemistry II. Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in CHEM& 161 or CHEM 140 and MATH& 141 or MATH 121.
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
CHEM&241 Organic Chemistry I 4 Search Schedule
First of a three-quarter sequence of organic chemistry courses. Emphasis on structure, naming, properties, and transformations of the main classes of carbon compounds. This course was formerly known as CHEM 237. Prerequisite: CHEM& 163 (formerly CHEM 160) and ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) with grades of "C" or better; or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&242 Organic Chemistry II 4 Search Schedule
Second of a three-quarter sequence of organic chemistry courses. Further study of structure, naming, properties and transformations of the main classes of carbon compounds, especially aromatic and carbonyl compounds. Intended to be taken concurrently with CHEM& 252 (formerly CHEM 242). This course was formerly known as CHEM 238. Prerequisite: CHEM& 241 (formerly CHEM 237) with a grade of "C" or better; or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&243 Organic Chemistry III 4 Search Schedule
Third of a three-quarter sequence of organic chemistry courses. Emphasis on structure, naming, properties and transformations of amine and polyfunctional carbon compounds; and biochemical compounds (such as lipids, amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates and nucleic acids). This course was formerly known as CHEM 239. Prerequisite: CHEM& 242 (formerly CHEM 238) with a grade of "C" or better; or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&251 Organic Chemistry Lab I 3 Search Schedule
First laboratory course of a three-quarter sequence of organic chemistry courses. Emphasis on reactions, synthesis, purification and analysis of the main classes of carbon compounds. Intended to be taken concurrently with CHEM& 241 (formerly CHEM 237). This course was formerly known as CHEM 241. Prerequisite: CHEM& 163 (formerly CHEM 160) and ENGL& 101 (formerly WRIT 101) with grades of "C" or better; CHEM& 241 (formerly CHEM 237) with a grade of "C" or better (or concurrent enrollment); or instructor's permission.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
CHEM&252 Organic Chemistry Lab II 3 Search Schedule
Second laboratory course to accompany a three-quarter sequence in organic chemistry courses. Further study of reactions, synthesis, purification and analysis of the main classes of carbon compounds, especially aromatic and carbonyl compounds. Intended to be taken concurrently with CHEM& 242 (formerly CHEM 238). This course was formerly known as CHEM 242. Prerequisite: CHEM& 241 (formerly CHEM 237) and CHEM& 251 (formerly CHEM 241) with grades of "C" or better; CHEM& 242 (formerly CHEM 238) with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment or instructor's permission.
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 time and space. 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: Eligible for ENGL& 101 AND MATH 097.
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
ENVS160 Topics in Environmental Science:Variable Subtitl 5 Search Schedule
Specific environmental topics will be explored with a variety of methods which may include: lectures, seminars, research projects, presentations, field work, and/or field trips, depending on the quarter offered. Topics for any one quarter may include: Biodiversity, Ecosystem and/or Community Ecology, Environmental Health and Toxicology, Nonnative Invasive, and Resource Management, among others. (Three lecture hours and four laboratory hours per week.) This course was formerly known as ENVR 160. 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 an art in its own right 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: MATH 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
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 140 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 and inferential statistics. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement or a "C" or better in MATH 096 or MATH 097 or MATH 099.
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 099 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. MATH 147 is recommended as a prerequisite. Prerequisite: MATH 147 or MATH& 141 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
Provides an entry level presentation of principles of physical and chemical oceanography, including disciplines of geology, physics, biology, chemistry and climatology. Includes formation of the ocean basins, currents, tides, shoreline processes, estuaries and a brief introduction to the major ecological zones within the marine environment. A laboratory experience including field labs is part of the course presentation. This course was formerly known as OCEAN 101, Introduction to Oceanography. Prerequisite: MATH 090 or placement test.
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: "C" or better in MATH 097.
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 140 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
For science and engineering majors. Fundamental principles of physics: mechanics, including kinematics, Newton's laws, work and energy, and rotational mechanics. This course was formerly known as PHYS 201, Engineering Physics I. Prerequisite: MATH& 151 (formerly MATH 123) or concurrent.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
PHYS&222 Engineering Physics II w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
For science and engineering majors. Fundamental principles and applications of physics: solids, fluids, and gasses, heat and thermodynamics, electricity. This course was formerly known as PHYS 202, Engineering Physics II. Prerequisite: PHYS& 221 (formerly PHYS 201), MATH& 152 (formerly MATH 124) or may be taken concurrently.
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE
PHYS&223 Engineering Physics III w/Lab 5 Search Schedule
For science and engineering majors. Fundamental principles of physics: Electricity and magnetism, oscillation, waves, sound, light, optics. This course was formerly known as PHYS 203, Engineering Physics III. Prerequisite: PHYS& 222 (formerly PHYS 202).
Distribution: AA, AS, DTA, NATURAL SCIENCE, LAB, AA-AAS-T-NATURAL SCIENCE