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CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

AVIA 298 C  Aviation Seminar

Biology / 109

.5 to 12 Units

AVIA 299 C  Independent Study

.5 to 2 Units

Prerequisite: Students will need to obtain an Approved Independent Learning Contract from the supervising instructor. Term hours: 8–36 lecture depending on units attempted. This course is designed for those students who wish to increase their knowledge of the aviation industry through professionally directed independent study or research. Unit credit may range from .5 to two units in any given semester. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)

Biology Division of Science/Engineering/Mathematics Division Dean — Richard Fee Faculty Sujata Chiplunkar David Gill Joel Gober Alex Mintzer Fumio Ogoshi Michelle Palmisano Adel Rajab Tony Sanchez Dee Ann Sato Stephanie Spooner

Counselor Deidre Porter

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs)

The courses taught by this department contribute to the General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes. Please refer to General Education and Basic Skills Program Learning Outcomes.

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES TRANSFER PROGRAM

Students should consult a counselor or www.assist.org for lower division major requirements for most California public universities. (See the Standard Definitions section of the catalog for a description of ASSIST.) Students transferring to an independent college/university should consult the catalog of the individual school and a counselor for lower division major requirements.

Biology (BIOL) BIOL 101 C  General Biology — Lecture/Lab

5 Units

BIOL 101HC  Honors General Biology

5 Units

BIOL 102 C  Human Biology

3 Units

BIOL 103 C  Environmental Science

3 Units

BIOL 107 C  Nutrition and World Food Issues

3 Units

Advisory: High school chemistry or CHEM 101 C or CHEM 107 C are recommended. Term hours: 64–72 lecture and 48–54 laboratory. The course is a survey of modern biological concepts from the areas of molecular, cellular, organismic, and population biology, stressing evolution as the central theme of modern biology. The study of the flow of energy through biological systems is emphasized. This is a general education course in the biological science area. This course will satisfy the Biological Sciences portion of the state college and university general education requirement. Duplicate credit not granted for BIOL 101HC. No Credit if taken after BIOL 174 C, BIOL 176 C or BIOL 177 C. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC) Advisory: High school chemistry or CHEM 101 C or CHEM 107 C are recommended. Term hours: 64–72 lecture and 48–54 laboratory. The course is an enhanced survey of modern biological concepts for Honors students. The emphasis of this course is on contemporary readings of relevant biology literature. Written essays pertaining to current issues in biology will be paramount. The class will be conducted as a seminar and will require a significant research project that uses correct documentation skills. The course will develop increased critical thinking, reading and writing skills. BIOL 101HC will satisfy the Geological Sciences portion of the state college and university general education requirement. Duplicate credit not granted for BIOL 101 C. No Credit if taken after BIOL 174 C, BIOL 176 C or BIOL 177 C. (UC Credit Limitation/CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC) Term hours: 48–54 hours lecture. The course is a study of modern biological concepts presented in a human context. The concepts will include human evolution, anatomy, physiology, genetics, population biology, and ecological principles. Included in the course will be discussion on current topics on environmental and public health issues as they relate to the human condition. Not open to students with credit in BIOL 101 C or BIOL 101HC. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC) Term hours: 48–54 lecture. The course is a study of the ecological principles which form the basis for understanding human existence in relation to environment quality. The topics include human, biological, and cultural evolution; ecological principles; human population issues; and problems relating to the development and use of energy and other resources. In addition, the causes and consequences of pollution will be addressed. The development of an earth ethic toward the world will be stressed. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC) Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is a study of the biological basis of human nutrition, including a survey of anatomical and physiological principles. A study of the human diet in the context of disease prevention, world food supply, and ecological factors will also be included. Pass/No Pass/ Letter Grade Option. (UC/‌CSU, AA GE)

Courses

Prerequisite: May be required. Corequisite: May be required. Advisory: May be required. Variable Unit Class. May be taken for credit 1–4 times. Zero to twelve hours lecture and zero to thirty-six hours laboratory per week. This is a course for students who wish to increase their knowledge of Aviation. Various topics will be offered. Unit credit may range from .5 to 12 in any given semester. Consult the class schedule to verify credit for a particular semester. May be taken for credit 1–4 times. Pass/No Pass or Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option or Standard Letter Grade. Fees may be required — Payable at Registration. (CSU)

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  
Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

The 2012-2013 Cypress College Catalog provides detailed information about courses, degrees, transfer programs and certificates at Cypress Co...

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