Undergraduate Course Catalog

Science (Natural)

SC 201 – Introduction to Life Science

  • Course Number: SC 201
  • Department: Science
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Undergraduate

Introduction to Life Science, designed for non-science majors, will give the student a broad overview of biology. At the end of the course, the student should be able to explain how living things function on the molecular, cellular, genetic, and organismal level, and how they interact with each other and the environment. The student will be able to use methods of scientific inquiry to address fundamental questions in biology, and relate biological concepts to their everyday lives. They will critically analyze and present topics on human health and disease, and intelligently discuss ethical and social implications of human activities on biological systems.

SC 202 – Introduction to Health Science

  • Course Number: SC 202
  • Department: Science
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Undergraduate

Introduction to Health Science is a unique new approach to studying the foundations of health, which includes the study of food and lifestyle. Our health is strongly correlated with what we eat, the quality of our food, and how we live. Lessons include compelling media presentations that support what is being taught, all within the context of cutting-edge science and concepts on the frontier of health research. We will journey through food addiction, food’s influence on our genetics, the global war over food supplies, sustainable farming, a new approach to chronic disease, and other important topics. This course is just the beginning of a search for the truth about diet, lifestyle, healing, and disease. You should leave this class empowered to make significant changes in your lifestyle. To life!

SC 203 – Environmental Science

  • Course Number: SC 203
  • Department: Science
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Undergraduate

Environmental Science will delve into topics such as environmental ethics, environment stewardship, pesticide use and organic farming, climate change, waste and pollution management, alternative energy, and much more.