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Guaranteed Transfer Classes

Natural and Physical Sciences

These are guaranteed transfer courses in the SC1 and SC2 categories.

Natural and Physical Sciences

Total Credits
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
AST101AST1110
Astronomy with Lab: Planetary Systems: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on the history of astronomy, naked eye observations, tools of the astronomer, contents of the solar system, and life in the universe. Incorporates laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of REA090 or ENG0092 (CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisites: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121) (Contact hours-75) (3-2) 

AST102AST1120
Stellar Astronomy with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Emphasizes the structure and life cycle of the stars, the sun, galaxies, and the universe as a whole, including cosmology and relativity. Stellar phenomena including white dwarves, black holes will be explored. Incorporates laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of REA090 or ENG0092 (CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisites: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121) (Contact hours-75) (3-2)

ANT111ANT1005
Bio Anthropology: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on the study of the human species and related organisms, and examines principles of genetics, evolution, anatomy, classification, and ecology, including a survey of human variation and adaptation, living primate biology and behavior, and primate and human fossil revolutionary history. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category(Contact hours-75) (3-2)

BIO104BIO1004
Biology: A Human Approach: GT-SC1 4

Develops a basic knowledge of the structure and function of the human body by studying the body`s structure as a series of interrelated systems. Includes cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, lymphatic, musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine, reproductive and urinary systems, and genetics. Emphasizes disease prevention and wellness. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (Contact hours-75) (3-1)

BIO105BIO1005
Science of Biology: GT-SC1 4

Examines the basis of biology in the modern world and surveys the current knowledge and conceptual framework of the discipline. Explores biology as a science, a process of gaining new knowledge, and the impact of biological science on society. This course includes laboratory experience. Designed for non-science majors. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category(Contact hours-75) (3-2)

BIO111BIO1111
General College Biology I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Examines the fundamental molecular, cellular, and genetic principles characterizing plants and animals. Includes cell structure and function, the metabolic processes of respiration, and photosynthesis, as well as cell reproduction and basic concepts of heredity. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 categoryPrerequisites: Successful completion of REA090 or ENG0092 (CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisites: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121). (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

BIO112BIO1112
General College Biology II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Examines the fundamental principles of ecology, evolution, classification, structure, and function in plants and animals. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 categoryPrerequisite: BIO1111 (BIO111) (“C” or better) OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

BIO116BIO1016
Introduction to Human Disease: GT-SC2 3

Focused analysis of the causes and mechanics of human illness and death will be presented for each of the major human body systems. Selected diseases will be studied in greater detail including etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, sociology, and therapy. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC2 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

BIO201BIO2101
Human Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on an integrated study of the human body including the histology, anatomy, and physiology of each system. Examines molecular, cellular, and tissue levels of organization plus integuments, skeletal, articulations, muscular, and nervous systems. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience covering microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is the first semester of a two semester sequence. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: BIO1111 (BIO111) (“C” or better) OR BIO1004 (BIO104) (“C” or better) OR BIO1006 (BIO106) (“C” or better) OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-75) (3-2)

BIO202BIO2102
Human Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on the integrated study of the human body and the histology, anatomy, and physiology of the following systems and topics: endocrine, cardiovascular, hematology, lymphatic and immune, urinary, fluid and electrolyte control, digestive, nutrition, respiratory, reproductive, and development. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience involving microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: BIO1111 (BIO111) (“C” or better) OR BIO1004 (BIO104) (“C” or better) OR BIO1006 (BIO106) (“C” or better), OR BIO2101 (BIO201) or equivalent (“C” or better) OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-75) (3-2)

BIO204BIO2104
Microbiology with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Covers the diversity of microorganisms, their structure, physiology, and the identification process. There is an emphasis on microorganisms that cause infectious disease and the process of infection, host immune responses, and methods to control microorganisms. Laboratory experiences include culturing, identifying, and controlling microorganisms. This course is designed for students pursuing a health science field. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 categoryPrerequisite: BIO1111 (BIO111) or equivalent (“C” or better), OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-105) (3-3)

BIO208BIO2108
General College Microbiology with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Surveys microorganisms with an emphasis on their structure, development, physiology, classification, and identification. Microbial diversity, functional anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, ecology, and disease are included. Mandatory hands-on laboratory experience includes sterile technique, microscopy, culture procedures, and biochemical and genetic analysis. This course is designed for biology and health science majors. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: BIO1111 (BIO111) (“C” or better) OR instructor approval. (Contact hours-105) (4-3)

CHE101CHE1011
Introduction to Chemistry I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Includes the study of measurements, atomic theory, chemical bonding, nomenclature, stoichiometry, solutions, acid and base, gas laws, and condensed states. Laboratory experiments demonstrate the above concepts qualitatively and quantitatively. Designed for non-science majors, students in occupational and health programs, or students with no chemistry background. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: MAT0300 (MAT055) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

CHE111CHE1111
General College Chemistry I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Focuses on basic chemistry and measurement, matter, chemical formulas, reactions and equations, stoichiometry. This course covers the development of atomic theory culminating in the use of quantum numbers to determine electron configurations of atoms, and the relationship of electron configuration to chemical bond theory. The course includes gases, liquids, and solids, and problem-solving skills are emphasized through Laboratory experiments. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: 1 year high school chemistry or equivalent. Corequisite: MAT1340 (MAT121) or instructor approval. (Contact hours-105) (4-3)

CHE112CHE2112
General College Chemistry II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Presents concepts in the areas of solution properties, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acid-base and ionic equilibrium, thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. This course emphasizes problem solving skills and descriptive contents for these topics. Laboratory experiments demonstrate qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: CHE1111 (CHE111) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-105) (4-3)

ENV101ENV1111
Environmental Science with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Introduces the basic concepts of ecology and the relationship between environmental problems and biological systems. Includes interdisciplinary discussions on biology, chemistry, geology, energy, natural resources, pollution, and environmental protection. A holistic approach is used when analyzing how the foundations of natural sciences interconnect with the environment. This is a State Guaranteed Transfer Course in the GT-SC1 category. (Contact hours-75) (3-2)

GEY111GEY1111
Physical Geology with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Introduces the major topics of geology. Course content encompasses Earth’s materials, structure, and surface landforms. Geologic time and the geologic processes responsible for Earth’ s internal and external features are covered. This course includes laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of REA090 or ENG0092 (CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. Corequisites: ENG0094 and ENG1021 (CCR094 and ENG121) (3-3)

GEO111GEO1011
Physical Geography: Landforms with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Examines the principles of Earth's physical processes, emphasizing landforms, soils, and hydrology. Examines the formation and distribution of landforms, such as mountains, valleys, and deserts, and their shaping by fluvial and other processes. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (Contact hours-75) (3-2)

GEO112GEO1012
Physical Geography: Weather, Climate and Ecosystems with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Introduces the principles of meteorology, climatology, ecology, and regional climate classification. The course investigates the geographic factors which influence climate and ecosystems such as topography, elevation, winds, ocean currents, and latitude. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. (Contact hours-75) (3-2)

PHY105PHY1105
Conceptual Physics with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Focuses on mechanics, heat, properties of matter, electricity and magnetism, and light. Incorporates laboratory experience. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: MAT0300 (MAT055) (“C” or better). (Contact hours-75) (3-2)

PHY111PHY1111
Physics Algebra Based I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Covers the physics of mechanics and requires application of classical physics to both mathematical and conceptual problems. Major topics include kinematics in one or two dimensions, Newton's Laws, circular motion, work and energy impulse and momentum, and rotational mechanics. This course may also include topics relating to simple harmonic motion and traveling and standing waves. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Students entering engineering or one of the advance sciences should register for PHY2111 (PHY211). Prerequisite: MAT1340 or MAT1420 or MAT1440 (MAT121 or MAT122 or MAT166) recommended (“C” or better). (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

PHY112PHY1112
Physics Algebra Based II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Covers the physics of electricity and magnetism and requires application of classical physics to both mathematical and conceptual problems. DC circuits involving resistors, capacitors, and batteries will be covered. Also covered are electromagnetic waves and geometric optics. This course may  also include topics relating to simple harmonic motion, traveling and standing waves, and AC circuits. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 categoryPrerequisite: PHY1111 (PHY111) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

PHY211PHY2111
Physics Calculus Based I with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Covers the physics of kinematics, dynamics, and conservation laws and requires application of classical physics to both mathematical and conceptual problems. Specific concepts covered include 1D and 2D kinematics, Newton's Laws, rotational motion, energy and work, momentum and impulse, and simple harmonic motion. This course may also cover thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 categoryPrerequisites: MAT2410 (MAT201) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

PHY212PHY2112
Physics: Calculus Based II with Lab: GT-SC1 5

Covers the physics of electricity and magnetism using conceptual and mathematical reasoning, including calculus. Maxwell's equations, waves, and time-varying circuits will be covered. Optional topics include wave and geometric optics and AC circuits. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 categoryPrerequisite: PHY2111 (PHY211) (“C” or better) (Contact hours-90) (4-2)

SCI105SCI1105
Science in Society: GT-SC2 3

Examines issues relating to the way science affects society. Students will investigate issues in information technology, the environment, physics, astronomy, biology, medicine, and the interaction of science with politics. The class will focus on gathering accurate scientific information and applying critical thinking skills and the scientific method to analyze how science plays both positive and negative roles in society. Emphasis will be on student research, inquiry, and analysis of science related issues. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC2 category. (Contact Hours-45) (3-0)

SCI155SCI1055
Integrated Science I with Lab: GT-SC1 4

Examines the nature of energy and matter, their interactions and changes, and the application of fundamental concepts to the study of our natural world. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: MAT0250 (MAT050) (“C” or better) (Contact Hours-75) (3-2)

SCI156SCI1056
Integrated Science II with Lab: GT-SC2 4

Examines earth and biological systems, living and non-living environments, through the applications and refinement of fundamental energy and matter concepts. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. Prerequisite: MAT0250 (MAT050) (”C” or better). (Contact hours-75) (3-2)