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Zoo Science - AS

Natural Science, Social Science & Mathematics

Contact: Jennifer WIENS wiensj@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3426
Department Chair: Tricia PARAMORE paramoret@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3438

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Some Credit Hours

This degree requires 60 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.

BI105 Biology II 5

Continuation of BI104 Biology I; classification, evolutionary relationships, ecological interactions of organisms, and comparative organ systems. Lecture and lab.
Pre-Reqs: BI101 General Biology, or BI104 Biology I, or Departmental Consent

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 Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above, 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 with a C or Higher

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, or EN101H English Comp IA with a grade of C or higher

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3

Types of literature: fiction, drama and poetry; compositions appropriate to the selections are required.
Pre-Reqs: EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher, or EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher

MA106 College Algebra 3

Theory of equations, functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.
Pre-Reqs: HS GPA over 3.5, or Accuplacer NextGen QuantReason, Alg,Stats Score 263 or Above, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher, or MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher

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.
Pre-Reqs: MA106 College Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or MA109 Pre-Calculus Math with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 23 to 36

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.

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.

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3

Development and interaction of the individual in society with consideration of the culture, structures, functions of societies, social groups and institutions with emphasis on social interaction and its relation to personality and human action.

American History Options 3
Course Title Credits
HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

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

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

Religion Options 3
Course Title Credits
RE101 New Testament Literature 3.00

RE102 Old Testament Literature 3.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC100H Honors Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

EC101H Honors Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO100H Honors Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO101H Honors Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO111H Honors Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00

World History Options 3
Course Title Credits
HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History Since 1600 3.00

Zoo Science Humanities Options 4
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR101H Honors Art Appreciation 3.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU101H Honors Music Appreciation 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL101H Honors Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL104H Honors Ethics 3.00

RE101 New Testament Literature 3.00

RE102 Old Testament Literature 3.00

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

TH115H Honors Theatre Appreciation 3.00


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