Advanced Horticulture 263

As the capstone horticulture course, this laboratory course includes topics in botany, landscape design, greenhouse operation, floriculture, and plant identification. Students are expected to complete independent projects and accept responsibility for managing a...

AP Environmental Science 283

The AP Environmental Science course is a college level course designed to provide students with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world,to identify and analyze environmental problems...

Astronomy 161

Many of the wonders of our universe will be uncovered by students in this laboratory course. Viewed from both contemporary and historical perspective, students will come to better understand the universe through telescope and naked eye observations, numerous...

Astronomy Honors 171

Students will be afforded the opportunity to explore the wonders of the universe through in-depth investigations in this honors level laboratory course. While telescope and naked eye observations, numerous laboratory activities, simulations and multimedia will be the...

Brain Studies 161

This interdisciplinary laboratory course offers students both a physical and social scientific approach to recent research on the brain’s physiological makeup and its impact on human thought, emotions, and behavior. Topics include anatomy, development, learning...

Forensics 161

Forensics is the study of scientific evidence that may be analyzed from a crime scene or accident. The process of making observations and analyzing data left behind at the scene of a crime/accident will be the focus of this laboratory course. The course will involve a...

Horticulture 161, 162

Horticulture is a second biology laboratory course which presents selected concepts in botany but emphasizes the development of practical skills.The topics covered include plant propagation, floriculture, plant classification, soil testing, greenhouse operation and...

Horticulture LA 163

Horticulture L.A. is a plant science laboratory course designed specifically for students with limited English skills. The course emphasis is on the development of the English language through the learning of applied botany. Topics covered include plant propagation,...

Medical Technology 161

Medical Technology provides an overview of the current technologies used within the medical profession and also surveys the occupational opportunities available to students who may pursue a position within this field. This laboratory course emphasizes competence in...

Physical Science LA 163

Physical Science L.A. is the first course in the sequence of language assisted science courses for ELL students. Physical Science L.A.is a laboratory course that focuses on the hands-on, activity-and project based learning of physical science concepts. Units of study...

Quantitative Research (SIRS) 171, 172, 271

This independent study course provides students an opportunity to earn credit for independent scientific research as part of the department’s Science Independent Research Study (SIRS) Program. Under the direction of a member of the science faculty, a student will...