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Geology - AS

Natural Science, Social Science & Mathematics

Contact: Brian BIRD Birdb@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3410
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
BI104 Biology I 5

Fundamental concepts of biology as they apply to all living things including cell structures and function, energy transfer, classical genetics, nature of the gene and evolution as genetic change in populations. Lecture and lab.

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

CH106 Chemistry II 5

Continuation of CH105 Chemistry I focusing on solutions and colloids, thermodynamics, kinetics, ionic equilibria and electrochemistry with laboratory experiences including quantitative experiments from the above areas plus visible spectroscopy and brief qualitative analyses. Lecture and lab.
Pre-Reqs: CH105 Chemistry I

EC100 Macroeconomics 3

Basic facts, principles and problems of economics: determination of supply, demand and price level; the monetary and banking system, inflation and growth; the stock market and principles of economic development; other economic systems.

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

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5

Two-dimensional analytical geometry, limits, continuity, differentiation and integration with applications, trigonometric functions.
Pre-Reqs: MA107 Plane Trigonometry with a grade of C or higher, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 25 to 36

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5

Continuation of MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I; methods of integration, exponential, logarithmic, inverse trigonometric, and hyperbolic functions, infinite series.
Pre-Reqs: MA111 with a grade of C or higher

PS100 General Psychology 3

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

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

PY113 General Physics II 5

Continuation of PY112 General Physics I including electricity, magnetism, wave motion, light and modern physics. Lecture and lab.
Pre-Reqs: PY112 Gen Physics I

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.

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

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

Humanities Options 3
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

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy or IS104 MIcrocomputer Applications 2
Course Title Credits
IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

Literature Options 3
Course Title Credits
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

Electives

Additional Credits Required - 1

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