Las Positas College | Summer-Fall 2022 Class Schedule

20 SUMMER 2022 925.424.1000 | [email protected] SUMMER 2022 - COURSE LISTINGS Please refer to the onl ine schedule on CLASS-Web to access course section detai ls and the course record numbers (CRNs) for registration. as well as some molecular and immunological techniques, such as PCR and ELISA. Laboratory work also includes identification of unknowns, and/or independent research projects. Prerequisite: BIO 30, CHEM 30A or CHEM 1A with a minimum grade of C Strongly Recommended: BIO 7A with a minimum grade of C ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C BIO 20 CONTEMPORARY HUMAN BIOLOGY 3.0 Units A study of the Human organism, beginning at the cellular level, emphasizing organ systems, and also including topics of genetics and biotechnology. (Note: Formerly BIOL 20.) BIO 30 INTRO TO COLLEGE BIOLOGY 4.0 Units Basic principles of biology. Cell structure and function, cell division, cell metabolism, reproduction, genetics, taxonomy, origin of life, and evolution. Laboratory emphasis on developing various laboratory skills, using the metric system, collecting data, graphing, interpreting data, and preparing for and taking laboratory exams. Designed to prepare the necessary concepts and laboratory skills and experience that are needed to succeed in more advanced courses in biology. (Note: Formerly BIOL 31.) Strongly Recommended: MATH 110 or MATH 110B and Eligibility for ENG 1A BIO 40 HUMANS AND THE ENVIRONMENT 3.0 Units Introduction to environmental issues from a scientific perspective, focusing on physical, chemical, and biological processes within the Earth system, the interaction between humans and these processes, and the role of science in finding sustainable solutions. Topics include ecological principles, biodiversity, climate change, sustainability, renewable and nonrenewable energy, water resources, air and water pollution, and solid waste management. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A BUSINESS BUSN 1A FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4.0 Units A study of accounting as an information system; examining why it’s important, and how it’s used by investors and creditors to make decisions. Includes the recording and reporting of business transactions with a focus on the accounting cycle, the application of generally accepted accounting principles and comparing it to international financial reporting standards, preparation and analysis of the classified financial statements for merchandising and service companies. Also includes issues related to recording and valuation of assets, liabilities, equities and cashflow, recognition of revenues, expenses using effective internal controls and ethical standards. (Formerly Principles of Accounting 1A). BUSN 18 BUSINESS LAW 4.0 Units A study of the legal environment of business. Covering laws and regulations impacting business transactions. Introduction to the legal process. Topics include sources of legal concepts and ethics, torts, contracts, UCC, warranties, product liability, consumer financial transactions, environmental, competition, agency, employment and labor, business organizations, and judicial and administrative processes. Strongly Recommended: BUSN 40 and ENG 1A with a minimum grade of C BUSN 40 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3.0 Units A multidisciplinary examination and introduction to business operations within the U.S. and internationally. Provides an overview of global economic systems, business formations, business ethics and laws, general accounting practices and financing, facilitylocationandlayout,production,organizational structures and management functions. Fundamentals of risk management, marketing, human resources, and employee motivation are covered. Demonstrates how culture, society, and external business environments impact a business’ ability to achieve its organizational goals. Strongly Recommended: ENG 1A BUSN 61 QUICKBOOKS ACCOUNTING 2.0 Units Introduction to the use of QuickBooks accounting software to process transactions related to a service and merchandise company. Specific topics include using company files, sales and receivables, payables and purchases, bank and credit card reconciliations, end of period transactions, and payroll. Transactions include journalizing, adjusting entries, closing entries, bank reconciliation, and preparing financial statements. Strongly Recommended: BUSN 1A or BUSN 51 with aminimumgrade of C CHEMISTRY CHEM 1A GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I 5.0 Units Introduction to atomic structure, bonding, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gases, matter and energy, oxidationreduction, chemical equations, liquids and solids, solutions, chemical energetics, and equilibrium. Laboratory includes both quantitative and qualitative experiments. Prerequisites: Mathematics 55 or 55B and Chemistry 31 (all courses completed with a grade of “C” or higher). The Chemistry 31 prerequisite can be fulfilled by demonstrating the appropriate skill level in the Chemistry Placement Process. CHEM 1B GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II 5.0 Units Continuation of Chemistry 1A. Includes chemical energetics and equilibria, solutions and ionic equilibria, acid-base chemistry, electrochemistry, coordination chemistry, kinetics, nuclear chemistry, organic chemistry, and the chemistry of family groups of the periodic table. Laboratory emphasizes quantitative techniques, including instrumentation, and qualitative analysis. Prerequisite: Chemistry 1A with a minimum grade of C CHEM 30A INTRO AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY I 4.0 Units Chemistry of inorganic compounds, atomic theory, bonding, equations, gas laws, solutions, acid-base theory and oxidationreduction. Designed to meet the requirements of certain programs in allied health and technological fields and for general education. Chabot Prerequisite: MTH 65, MTH 65B or, MTH 65L or, MTH 53 or, MTH 53B (completed with a grade of “C” or higher) LPC Prerequisite: MATH 110 or MATH 110B with a minimum grade of C CHEM 31 INTRO TO COLLEGE CHEMISTRY 4.0 Units Elementary concepts of chemistry with emphasis on mathematical calculations; includes nomenclature, stoichiometry, atomic structure, gas laws, and acids and bases. Designed for majors in science and engineering. Prerequisite: Mathematics 55 or 55B (completed with a grade of “C” or higher).

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