ISCI Courses

Opposite each course title are three numbers such as 3-2-4. The first number indicates the number of regular classroom hours for the course each week; the second number indicates the number of laboratory hours per week; and the third number indicates the hours of credit awarded for the successful completion of the course. Listed in parentheses at the end of each course description is the term(s) that the course is normally offered. F=Fall, S=Spring, and M=Summer.

The college reserves the right to cancel or delete any course with insufficient enrollment.


ISCI 2001. Life and Earth Sciences. 2-2-3 Units.

This course is designed to provide students with a continuation of life sciences learned in Principles of Environmental Science and an introduction to the fundamentals of basic earth science concepts and methodology. Topics include the major concepts of cells, metabolism, geology and meteorology. The focus is on the function and reproduction of biological organisms and earth processes and their effects on the atmosphere, oceans, biological organisms, structure of landforms and formation of soils.(F,S,M)
Prerequisites: BIOL 1105K and ENGL 0999 unless exempt.

ISCI 2002. Integrated Physical Sciences. 2-2-3 Units.

An interdisciplinary course designed to provide students with a basic foundation of chemistry and physics. Subjects to be included are: Composition and properties of matter, changes and conservation of matter and energy, sources of energy, types and utilization of energy, motion, gravity, kinematics, waves, and electrical, magnetic, and gravitational fields.(F,S,M)
Prerequisites: MATH 1101 or MATH 1111, and ENGL 0999 unless exempt.