Biology - Forestry - AA

Natural Science, Social Science & Mathematics

Contact: JOYCE BARKER barkerj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3543
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.

First Semester

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.

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.

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. %DCL-E-OPENIN, error opening RAMDISK:[SCRATCH]PREREQ262782256AFCC605.TMP; as input -RMS-E-FNF, file not found

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

BI104 Biology I 5.00

English Composition I Option EN100/EN101 3
Course Title Credits
EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN100C English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN101C English Composition IA 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

Semester Total - 17

Second Semester

Course Title Credits
EN102 English Composition II 3

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing, and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units. %DCL-E-OPENIN, error opening RAMDISK:[SCRATCH]PREREQ262782266BACDDB5.TMP; as input -RMS-E-FNF, file not found

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3

The six trigonometric functions and their inverses with emphasis on basic formulas and identities, solution of right and oblique triangles. %DCL-E-OPENIN, error opening RAMDISK:[SCRATCH]PREREQ262782266BE72795.TMP; as input -RMS-E-FNF, file not found

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.

Chemistry I Options 5
Course Title Credits
CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

Necessary Skills Options 1
Course Title Credits
BU107 Personal Finance 3.00

BU112 Creative Problem Solving Strategies 3.00

BU118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

BU120 Job Search/Retention 1.00

BU121 Customer Service/Professional Image 3.00

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED105H Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED110 Career Decision Making 1.00

ED115 College Orientation and Career Exploration 2.00

ED118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

HE202 Nutrition 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS105 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

PE106 First Aid and CPR 2.00

PE122 Rhythms I 1.00

PE123 Rhythms II 1.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE137 Beginning Swimming 1.00

PE138 Intermediate Swimming 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Softball 1.00

PE142 Flag Football/Basketball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE146 Beginning Horsemanship 1.00

PE148 Karate I 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE150 Karate II 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE152 Social Dance-Advanced 1.00

PE153 Modern Jazz 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE157 Advanced Horsemanship 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

Semester Total - 16

Third Semester

Course Title Credits
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.

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. %DCL-E-OPENIN, error opening RAMDISK:[SCRATCH]PREREQ262782286CC6DC2D.TMP; as input -RMS-E-FNF, file not found

PY112 General Physics I 5

Principles of motion, mechanics, and heat; a general course which satisfies requirements in medicine, biology, agriculture, architecture, dentistry, forestry, teaching, pharmacy and liberal arts. Three hours lecture and three hours laboratory per week. %DCL-E-OPENIN, error opening RAMDISK:[SCRATCH]PREREQ262782286D014D1D.TMP; as input -RMS-E-FNF, file not found

Semester Total - 15

This is a suggested sequence of courses based on the average full-time student load. Not all courses are offered every semester. Consult with your advisor for more information.
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