Liberal Arts and Sciences: Natural Sciences

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Natural Sciences 2017-2018

(Major #C.5130.AA)

These courses emphasize the natural sciences which examine the physical universe, its life forms, and its natural phenomena. Students will  be able to demonstrate an understanding of the methodologies of science as investigative tools. Students will also examine the influence that the acquisition of scientific knowledge has on the development of the world's civilizations.

Major requirements (18 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Select from a minimum of three disciplines:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ANTHRO 1 Biological Anthropology 3 -
BIOL 3 Introduction to Life Science 4 -
BIOL 5 Human Biology 4 -
*BIOL 10 and
BIOL10L
Human Biology and
Introduction to Life Science
3 and
1
-
BIOL 10 Human Biology 3 -
BIOL 11A Biology for Science Majors I 5 BIOL 190
BIOL 11B Biology for Science Majors II 5 BIOL 140
BIOL 20 Human Anatomy 4 -
BIOL 22 Human Physiology 5 -
BIOL 31 Microbiology 5 -
Course Course Description Units C-ID
CHEM 1A General Chemistry 5 CHEM 110
CHEM 1B General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5 CHEM 120S
CHEM 3A Introductory General Chemistry 4 -
CHEM 3B Introductory Organic and Biological Chemistry 3 -
CHEM 8 Elementary Organic Chemistry 3 -
CHEM 10 Elementary Chemistry 4 -
CHEM 28A Organic Chemistry 3 -
CHEM 29A Organic Chemistry Laboratory 2 -
CHEM 29B Organic Chemistry Laboratory 2 -
Course Course Description Units C-ID
GEOG 5 Physical Geography: Environmental Conditions 3 -
GEOG 9 Physical Geography: Land Formation 3 -
Course Course Description Units C-ID
GEOL 1 Physical Geology 4 -
GEOL 9 Introduction to Earth Science 4 -
Course Course Description Units C-ID
PHYS 2A General Physics I 4 PHYS 105
PHYS 2B General Physics II 4 PHYS 110
Course Course Description Units C-ID
PHYS 4A Physics for Scientists and Engineers 4 PHYS 205
PHYS 4B Physics for Scientists and Engineers 4 PHYS 210
PHYS 4C Physics for Scientists and Engineers 4 -
PHYS 10 Conceptual Physics 3.5 -
Course Course Description Units C-ID
SCI 1A Introductory Chemical and Physical Science 4 -

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the methodologies of each discipline within the natural and physical sciences.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of basic scientific principles, theories, and laws as well as an awareness of the changing nature of science.

2017 - 2018 Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Natural Sciences