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: ENGL 0999 unless exempt.

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

An interdisciplinary course for majors in Elementary Education that introduces students to some of the fundamental concepts and principles of physics and chemistry. Topics may include motion and forces, mechanical and thermal energy, the properties and composition of matter, and the nature of chemical reactions. Instruction emphasizes scientific reasoning and science process skills.(F, S, M)
Prerequisites: MATH 1101 or MATH 1111, and ENGL 0999 unless exempt.