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HSC 042
Biology II


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Biology II is the second of two courses covering the life science of biology, including energy and ecosystems; reproduction, genetics, and inheritance; development and growth; and interaction and interdependence among organisms. This course will prepare students to pass the End-of-Course Biology exam required for WA State high school graduation.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply the Scientific Method to investigate the physical world.
  • Identify and describe current issues involving biology and society.
  • Describe the diverse set of reproductive strategies that organisms use.
  • Explain human reproduction, inheritance, embryology and the growth and development of the human life span.
  • Investigate and describe how organisms interact with each other and are interdependent upon one another in an ecosystem.
  • Apply Scientific principles in lab and field experiments.

  • Course Topics
  • Thinking Like a Scientist.
  • Energy and ecosystems.
  • Reproduction, genetics, and inheritance.
  • Development and growth.
  • Interaction and interdependence among organisms.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HSC 042
    Spring 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.