Catalog of Courses

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This course will introduce students to the basic principles and concepts of biology, from the smallest molecules to the largest ecosystems. Students will learn about the methods of scientific inquiry that biologists use to study life. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

Fundamentals of ecology and their relevance to human impact on natural ecosystems. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes

Study of the common plants and animals of the Southwest including their distribution, adaptation, behavior, and ecology. Introduction to basic field and laboratory techniques used in the study of natural history. Specific field problems presented dealing with plant and animal analysis and ecological interrelationships. Prerequisites: None.

Field trips may be required.
General Education Designations: SG GE Codes

A survey of marine environments and their biotic communities with emphasis on the natural history of marine organisms. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SG GE Codes

An introductory biology course for allied health majors with an emphasis on humans. Topics include fundamental concepts of cell biology, histology, microbiology, and genetics.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101. One year of high school or one-semester of college level chemistry is strongly recommended.
General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes

Principles of scientific method. Structural organization, homeostasis and control mechanisms of the body. Specific chemistry concepts. Structure and function of the major systems of the body. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes

The study and principles of structure and function of organisms at the molecular and cellular levels. A detailed exploration of the chemistry of life, the cell, and genetics.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101. One year of high school or one semester of college-level biology and chemistry is strongly recommended.
General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes
BIO1181

The study and principles of structure and function of living things at cellular, organismic, and higher levels of organization. A detailed exploration of the mechanisms of evolution, biological diversity, biology of organisms, and ecology.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIO181, or BIO181XT, or permission of Department or Division.
General Education Designations: SG GE Codes
BIO1182

Study of structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system.

Prerequisites: C or better in (BIO156, or BIO156XT, or BIO181, or BIO181XT, or 1 yr of high school biology) and (RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101). CHM130 or higher or one year of high school chemistry suggested but not required.
General Education Designations: SG GE Codes
BIO2201

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

Continuation of structure and function of the human body. Topics include endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems, pregnancy and development, and fluid and electrolyte balance.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIO201 or BIO201XT.
General Education Designations: SG GE Codes
BIO2202

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

Study of microorganisms and their relationship to health, ecology, and related fields.

Prerequisites: C or better in (BIO156, or BIO156XT, or BIO181, or BIO181XT, or 1 yr of high school biology) and (RDG100, or RDG100LL, or higher, or eligibility for CRE101). CHM130 or higher or one year of high school chemistry suggested but not required.
General Education Designations: SG GE Codes
BIO2205

Number systems, conversion methods, binary and complement arithmetic, Boolean switching algebra and circuit minimization techniques. Analysis and design of combinational logic, flip-flops, simple counters, registers, Read Only Memory (ROMs), Programmable Logic Device (PLDs), synchronous and asynchronous sequential circuits, and state reduction techniques. Building physical circuits.

Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: CSC100 or (CSC110 or CSC110AB) or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.
General Education Designations: CS GE Codes

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

Introduction to circuits and devices. Component models, transient analysis, steady state analysis, Laplace transform, and active and passive filter networks.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PHY116 or PHY131 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair. Corequisites: MAT276 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

Introduction to procedural programming (C/C++) and hardware description language (VHDL).

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CSC/EEE120 and CSC205), or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

Assembly language programming including input/output (I/O) programming and exception/interrupt handling. Register-level computer organization, I/O interfaces, assemblers, and linkers. Processor organization and design, data path, control, pipelining, and input/output. Memory organization with cache and virtual memory.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CSC100 or CSC110 or CSC110AB) and CSC/EEE120], or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

Note: This course has differences between current terms. Please see advisement for specific information.

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total.

Prerequisites: Writing test score or (C or better in ENG091 or ESL097or WAC101) or (B or better in ALT100) or (ALT100 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+) or (ESL202 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+).
General Education Designations: FYC GE Codes
ENG1101

Supplemental instruction for composition courses. Focus on developing effective writing processes to address a range of rhetorical situations.

Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or (a grade of C or better in ESL202. Corequisites: ENG101, or ENG107).

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.
General Education Designations: FYC GE Codes
ENG1102

Emphasis on critical analysis of various genres of literature; includes study of necessary terminology, introduction to methods of literary criticism, and practice in interpretation and evaluation.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG102.
General Education Designations: HU, L GE Codes

Health and wellness and their application to an optimal life style. Explores current topics of interest such as stress management, nutrition, fitness, and environmental health. Evaluates common risk factors associated with modern lifestyles. Prerequisites: None.

General Education Designations: SB GE Codes