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

A survey of the fundamentals of general chemistry. Emphasis on essential concepts and problem solving techniques. Basic principles of measurement, chemical bonding, structure and reactions, nomenclature, and the chemistry of acids and bases. Preparation for students taking more advanced courses in chemistry.

Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM130 and CHM130LL, or CHM130AA. Prerequisites: C/better in [(CHM100 or hgh schl algebra or MAT140/hghr or EdReady Quant&Stat 70/hghr or Coll Alg 80/hghr) and (RDG100 or RDG100LL or hghr or eligibility for CRE101 as indicated by appropriate reading placemnt)] or permission of the dept.
General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes
CHM1130

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

Detailed study of principles of chemistry for science majors and students in pre-professional curricula.

Completion of all prerequisites within the last two years is recommended. Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM150 and CHM151LL, or CHM151 and CHM151LL, or CHM150AA, or CHM151AA. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM130 and CHM130LL) or CHM130AA or one year of high school chemistry taken in the last five yrs] and (MAT151 or higher or satisfactory placement) or permission of the Instructor or Department or Division Chair.
General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes
CHM1151

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

A study of the chemical properties of the major groups of elements, equilibrium theory, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, and other selected topics.

Completion of prerequisites within the last two years recommended. Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM152 and CHM152LL, or CHM152AA. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [(CHM150 or CHM151) and CHM151LL], or CHM150AA, or CHM151AA, or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.
General Education Designations: SQ GE Codes
CHM1152

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

Rigorous introduction to chemistry of carbon-containing compounds. Reaction mechanisms and recent methods of synthesis emphasized.

Student may receive credit for only one of the following: CHM235 and CHM235LL, or CHM235AA. Completion of prerequisites within the last two years recommended. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CHM152 and CHM152LL), or CHM152AA, or (CHM154 and CHM154LL), or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.
CHM2235

Study of chemistry of carbon-containing compounds continued. Structural determination and additional reaction mechanisms and modern methods of synthesis emphasized.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CHM235 and CHM235LL) or CHM235AA, or permission of the Instructor, or Department or Division Chair.
CHM2236

Learning culture of engineering, engineering use of computer tools, and computer modeling as applied to engineering analysis and design.

Arizona Shared Unique Number SUN# EGR 1102 - In combination with: ECE103 Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT15+ or higher-level mathematics course, or an appropriate District placement above MAT15+, or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.
Equivalent course(s): ECE102 & ECE102AA
EGR1102

Fundamentals of the design process: engineering modeling, communication and problem-solving skills in a team environment. Emphasis on process-based improvements to the design process. Introduction to engineering as a profession.

Student may receive credit for only one of the following: ECE103 or ECE103EP. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ECE102 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.
Equivalent course(s): ECE103 & ECE103AA & ECE103AB
EGR1102

Use MATLAB to solve engineering problems. An overview of programming, including matrices, structures, strings, functions, control flow, file management, data analysis, graphing capabilities, and mathematical calculations.

Prerequisites: C in [(MAT150 or MAT151 or MAT152 or MAT155 or MAT156) and MAT182] or MAT187 or higher level mathematics course or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

Modeling of static equilibrium in particles and rigid bodies through analysis of forces and mechanical properties.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in PHY115 or PHY121 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair. Corequisites: MAT230 or MAT231 or permission of Instructor or Division or Department Chair.

Modeling of dynamic motion in particles and rigid bodies through kinetics and kinematics. Work and energy principles; impulse and momentum principles; planar kinematics; equations of motion; conservation of energy and momentum.

A grade of C or better required in all Prerequisites. Prerequisites: ECE211 and PHY115 or PHY121 or permission of Instructor or Division/Dept Chair. Prerequisites or Corequisites: MAT240 or MAT241 or permission of Instructor or Division/Dept Chair.

Students explore definitions of giftedness, ways of identifying gifted and talented students, and types of programs and services developed for this population. Students address issues in educating gifted and talented students.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate.

Students explore the intellectual, social, emotional, developmental, and educational characteristics of gifted and talented students.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).

Students explore the theory and practice of teaching methods and differentiating curriculum and instruction for gifted learners.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).

Students explore the concept of creativity, including theories and characteristics. Brain research on critical thinking and implications for gifted education is examined.

Prerequisites: Must hold a provisional or standard early childhood, elementary, secondary or special education teaching certificate and a grade of C or better in EPD225 or (permission of Department or Division chairperson).

Basic vocabulary and grammar to develop conversational skills in Spanish. Emphasis on speaking skills. Prerequisites: None.

Intermediate development of vocabulary and grammar to develop conversational skills in Spanish. Emphasis on speaking skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SPA085AA. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

Advanced development of vocabulary and grammar to develop conversational skills in Spanish. Emphasis on speaking skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in SPA085AB. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.

Basic grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary of the Spanish language. Includes the study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Practice of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): SPA101 & SPA101AA
General Education Designations: G GE Codes
SPA1101

Continued study of grammar and vocabulary of the Spanish language and study of the Spanish-speaking cultures. Emphasis on speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Prerequisites: (A grade of "C" or better in SPA101 or SPA101AA), or permission of Department or Division. Completion of prerequisites within the last three years is required.
Equivalent course(s): SPA102 & SPA102AA
General Education Designations: G GE Codes
SPA1102

Basic pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence structures, and cultural awareness, necessary to develop speaking and listening skills in Spanish. Prerequisites: None.

Equivalent course(s): SPA115 & SPA115AA

Basic conversational Spanish for health care workers or students. Emphasis on basic sentence structure, pronunciation and vocabulary used in health care settings. Prerequisites: None.