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Biology - Forestry - AS

Natural Science, Social Science & Mathematics

Contact: Jennifer WIENS wiensj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3426
Department Chair: Tricia PARAMORE paramoret@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3438

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
AG101 Agriculture Orientation 1

The historical development of modern-day U.S. agriculture, projected trends with implications for the future; orientation to the curriculum, faculty and programs; appreciation of the basic sciences in professional agriculture.

AG201 Soils 4

Chemical, physical and biological properties of soils; their formation, fertility and management.

BI102 Ecology of Environmental Problems 3

Impact of science and technology on the environment, components of a balanced environment, identification of environmental problems and possible solutions.

CH105 Chemistry I 5

Atomic theory, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, energy, gasses, solids, liquids, and solutions. Laboratory experiments include analysis, synthesis and acquisition of quantitative data. Lecture and lab.
Pre-Reqs: ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or Accuplacer Math Score of 81+, or MA105 or higher math

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

EN102 English Composition II 3

Development of critical reading and writing skills, through the exploration of literary texts in thematic units, with additional emphasis on research and persuasive writing.
Pre-Reqs: EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2

Study of microcomputer including word processing, spreadsheets, database, necessary hardware concepts and terminology.

MA106 College Algebra 3

Theory of equations, functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.
Pre-Reqs: Accuplacer Math Score of 81+, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3

The six trigonometric functions and their inverses with emphasis on basic formulas and identities, solution of right and oblique triangles.
Pre-Reqs: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3

Analysis of single variable and bivariable data; probability distribution; normal probability distributions; sampling distributions; statistical inference involving one and two populations; chi-square applications.
Pre-Reqs: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

PY103 Physical Geology 3

The earth''s structural and dynamic features, materials of the earth, processes and a brief history of the earth.

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1

Study of minerals, rocks, topographic and geologic maps.

PY112 General Physics I 5

An algebra-based general physics course. Principles of motion, mechanics, and heat. Not appropriate for physics or engineering majors. Lecture and lab.
Pre-Reqs: MA106 College Algebra or higher math

SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

Biology Options 4
Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI101H Honors General Biology 4.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

English Composition I Options 3
Course Title Credits
EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

Humanities Options 6
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR101H Honors Art Appreciation 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN202H Honors British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN203H Honors British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN204H Honors American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN205H Honors American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN214H Honors Intro to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

EN215H Honors Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

EN216 Vampires in Literature and Film 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI101H Honors American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI102H Honors Amer. History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI105H Honors European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI116H Honors History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

IT101 Italian I 5.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU101H Honors Music Appreciation 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL101H Honors Introduction to Philosophy 3.00-3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL104H Honors Ethics 3.00-3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

TH115H Honors Theatre Appreciation 3.00

PS100 General Psychology OR SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3
Course Title Credits
PS100 General Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC100H Honors Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

EC101H Honors Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO100H Honors Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO101H Honors Marriage and Family 3.00-3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO111H Honors Cultural Anthropology 3.00-3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

Electives

Additional Credits Required - 5

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