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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 2015
    1762
    Gary Benefiel
    HSC 042
    Spring 2014
    1762
    Gary Benefiel
    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.