Natural Science

SCI 10 – PHYSICAL SCIENCE
The study of matter and energy; principles and practical applications in physics, chemistry, mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, electronics, geosciences and astronomy. (3 units)

SCI 21 – LIFE SCIENCE
Life processes, ecological factors and the plant and animal kingdoms; biological systems and their control; human anatomy and physiology, human diseases, genetics, inheritance and evolution; the cell as the basic unit of life. (3 units)

SCI 25 – SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE
Study of relations philosophy and science; development of science from Descartes to Einstein. Emphasis is on physical concepts (space, matter, force, etc.), scientific method, and the science and technology interplay, and their implications for the future (3 units)

SCI 31 – HUMAN BIOLOGY
The main purpose of the course is to study the organization (anatomy) and function (physiology) of the human body, from the single cell to the coordinated whole. Includes a consideration of body structure and function, reproduction, development, heredity and evolution, examination of the aspects of modern biology as it impacts the human species. (3 units)

SCI 32 – THE HUMAN BODY AND PHYSICAL MOTION
A study of physics concepts and human anatomy related to body movement, the structure of the skeleton and muscles in the human body and how they interact to make motion possible. Laws of physics applied to fundamental movement patterns in daily activities, exercise, dance and sports. (3 units)

SCI 286 – SPECIAL TOPICS IN SCIENCE
The course offers topics of specialized interest. (1-4 units) Prerequisite: Instructor's permission