Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   HS21+ Science with lab

 Title Abbreviation:   HS21+ SCIENCE w/ LAB

 Department:    HSC

 Course #:    75

 Credits:    10

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    11

 CIP:    320204

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

This course covers life and /or physical science topics in fulfillment of lab science requirements for the HS21+ diploma.


Prerequisite: Completion of HSC 010 or permission.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 88

Lab: 44

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate completion of HS21+ diploma lab science requirements.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of physical, life and/or earth science processes.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of scientific method.
  4. Perform and report on science lab experiments following discipline specific conventions.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

9. Scientific Literacy

Definition: Understanding scientific principles, and analyzing and applying scientific information in a variety of contexts.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
9.1 Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental scientific concepts.
9.2 Demonstrate their understanding of the principles of scientific methods, analysis, and reasoning.
9.3 Analyze, apply, and communicate scientific concepts and principles in context (for example, in technological, personal, and/or professional situations).

Course Contents

  1. Topics in physical, life and/or earth science.
  2. Scientific process.
  3. Laboratory safety and procedures.