Degree Type: Associate of Science Degree, AS
Pathway: Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math
More Options: Classroom Based, Remote Real-Time, Hyflex, Online, Hybrid
Program Length: 4 Semesters
Location: Centennial, Rampart Range, Downtown Studio
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Examines the fundamental molecular, cellular and genetic principles characterizing plants and animals. Includes cell structure and function, and the metabolic processes of respiration and photosynthesis, as well as cell reproduction and basic concepts of heredity. The course includes laboratory experience.
Focuses on the phylogenetic study of animals. Includes an introduction to the invertebrates and a concentrated study of the diverse vertebrate forms. Laboratory experiences parallel lecture topics.
Focuses on an integrated study of the human body including the histology, anatomy and physiology of each system. Examines molecular, cellular, and tissue levels of organization plus integuments, skeletal, articulations, muscular and nervous systems. Includes a mandatory hands-on laboratory experience covering microscopy, observations, and dissection. This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence.
Examines the structure, transmission, and expression of hereditary information with emphasis on Molecular genetics, Mendelian and non-Mendelian inheritance, and population and quantitative genetics. Laboratory experiences include classical and molecular genetics activities.View in Catalog
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Introduces single variable calculus and analytic geometry. It includes limits, continuity, derivatives, and applications of derivatives as well as indefinite and definite integrals and some applications.
Student should place into or above MAT 2410
Student should place into or above ENG 1021