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HSC 041
General Science II


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Biology I is the first of two courses covering the life science of biology, including a study of evolution, homeostasis (internal environment), nutrition, fitness, energy, and the cell. This course prepares students to pass the End-of-Course Biology test required for WA State graduation.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply the Scientific Method to investigate the physical world.
  • Identify and describe current issues involving biology and society.
  • Describe basic cell structure and metabolic processes.
  • Explain how organisms maintain their internal environment.
  • Apply scientific principles in lab and field experiments.

  • Course Topics
  • Thinking Like a Scientist.
  • Evolution, Change across Time, Unity and Diversity.
  • Homeostasis-Maintaining a Dynamic Equilibrium, Health and Disease.
  • Energy, Matter, and Organization.
  • Fitness and Performance.
  • Cellular Basis of Activity.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HSC 041
    Winter 2014
    1761
    Gary Benefiel
    HSC 041
    Winter 2013
    1761
    Gary Benefiel


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.