Liberal Arts and Sciences: Natural Sciences

Liberal Arts and Sciences: Natural Sciences Associate in Arts Degree 2020-2021

(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:

Choose courses from three separate disciplines:

Anthropology ANTHRO
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ANTHRO 1 Biological Anthropology 3 ANTH 110
Biology BIOL
Course Course Description Units C-ID
BIOL 2 Environmental Science 4 -
*BIOL 3 Introduction to Life Science 4 -
BIOL 5 Human Biology 4 -
*BIOL 10 and
BIOL10L
Introduction to Life Science and
Introduction to Life Science Lab
3 and
1
-
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 25 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology 4 -
BIOL 31 Microbiology 5 -
Chemistry CHEM
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 I 3 -
CHEM 28B Organic Chemistry II 3 -
CHEM 29A Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 2 -
CHEM 29B Organic Chemistry Laboratory II 2 -
Geography GEOG
Course Course Description Units C-ID
GEOG 1 Physical Geography 3 -
GEOG 5 Physical Geography: Environmental Conditions 3 -
GEOG 9 Physical Geography: Land Formation 3 -
Geology GEOL
Course Course Description Units C-ID
GEOL 1 Physical Geology 4 -
GEOL 9 Introduction to Earth Science 4 -
Physics PHYS
Course Course Description Units C-ID
PHYS 2A General Physics I 4 PHYS 105
PHYS 2B General Physics II 4 PHYS 110
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 -
Science SCI
Course Course Description Units C-ID
SCI 1A Introductory Chemical and Physical Science 4 -

Additional Information

*BIOL 3 Introduction to Life Science is the same as BIOL 10-Introduction to Life Science (LEC) and BIOL 10L Introduction to Life Science Lab (Lab)

**C-ID number is based on the completion of the pair of classes with the same C-ID number

Please note that the C-ID Descriptors are shown, however, not required (if in a sequence of courses to complete for C-ID) for the “local” Associate Degree.)

  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.

2020-2021 Liberal Arts and Sciences: Natural Sciences Associate in Arts Degree