Science (SCI)

Classes

SCI 121 : Introduction to Science

This general introduction to the basic concepts of biology is intended to provide the non-science majors with a basic understanding of their own bodies and the environment in which they live. This course is taught with a marine emphasis.

 

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Designations

Diversification: Biological Sciences — DB

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

SCI 121L : Introduction to Science Lab

This laboratory science course is designed to accompany SCI 121.

credits

1

Class Hours

3 lab

Prerequisites

“C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in SCI 121.

Designations

Diversification: Lab (Science) — DY

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

SCI 122 : Introduction to Science: Physical Science

Students will explore how relatively simple physical principles can explain and predict the outcome of natural events observed on Earth and beyond.

credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

Qualified for ENG 100. Qualified for MATH 82X.

Corequisites

Designations

Diversification: Physical Sciences — DP

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

SCI 122L : Introduction to Physical Science Laboratory

This course provides hands-on learning activities, investigates methods of general scientific inquiry, and explores laboratory methods in physical sciences such as physics, chemistry, astronomy, geology, meteorology, and oceanography. Students will also explore characteristics of science and its utility in gaining knowledge and solving problems.

credits

1

Class Hours

3 lab

Prerequisites

“C” or higher in or concurrent enrollment in SCI 122.

Designations

Diversification: Lab (Science) — DY

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

SCI 170 : STEMINAR: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Seminar

This course primarily explores current topics in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in a seminar format. The course will also cover the process and guidelines of science, careers pathways in STEM, and the role of STEM in our modern economy and society.

credits

1

Class Hours

1 lecture

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring