Associate in Science

Fall I

BIO 101
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course is the first of a sequence introducing biology. Topics include the scientific method, basic biochemistry, cell structure and function, cell physiology, cell reproduction and development, Mendelian genetics, natural selection, evolution, and ecology.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032, RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


ENG 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a university transfer course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic
techniques of research are also presented.

Classroom Hours: 3


Course Description

This course is a survey of U.S. History from discovery to 1877. This course includes political, social, economic, and intellectual developments during this period.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


MAT 110
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: polynomial, rational, logarithmic, and exponential functions; inequalities; systems of equations and inequalities; matrices; determinants; and solutions of higher degree polynomials.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

MAT 102 with a grade of “C’ or better


SOC 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course emphasizes the fundamental concepts and principles of sociology, including culture, socialization, interaction, social groups and stratification, effects of population growth on technology in society, and social institutions.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


Spring I

BIO 102
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is a continuation of introductory biology which includes classification of organisms and structural and functional considerations of all kingdoms (particularly major phyla as well as viruses). Vertebrate animals and vascular plants are emphasized.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 101 with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This is a college transfer course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or better


Course Description

This course is a survey of U.S. History from 1877 to the present. This course includes political, social, economic, and intellectual developments during this period.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032 with a grade of “C” or better


PSY 201
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: an introduction to the basic theories and concepts in the science of behavior, scientific method, biological bases for behavior, perception, motivation, learning, memory, development, personality, and abnormal behavior.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 and RDG 032 or RWR 032


Course Description

Elective – Math/Science

Classroom Hours: 3


Fall II

CHM 110
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is the first course in a sequence which includes the following topics: atomic and molecular structure, nomenclature and equations, properties, reactions and states of matter, stoichiometry, gas laws, solutions, and equilibria

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RWR 032 and MAT 102 or equivalent


CPT 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course covers basic computer history, theory and applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, data bases, and the operating system.

Classroom Hours: 3


ECO 201
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is a study of micro- and macro-economic concepts and selected economic problems.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032 or RWR 032, and MAT 031 or MAT 032 with grade of “C” or better


XEH
Credits: 3

Course Description

Humanities elective

Classroom Hours: 3


Course Description

Elective – Math/Science

Classroom Hours: 3


Spring II

PHI 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes a topical survey of the three main branches of philosophy – epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics – and the contemporary questions related to these fields.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

RDG 032


SPC 205
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the principles of public speaking with application of speaking skills.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 101 with a grade of “C” of better


Course Description

Elective – Math/Science

Classroom Hours: 3


Course Description

Elective – Math/Science

Classroom Hours: 3