SRJC Course Outlines

11/13/2019 5:03:10 PMERTHS 49 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ERTHS 49Title:  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
Full Title:  Independent Study in Earth Sciences
Last Reviewed:4/10/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR8.00 Non-contact DHR Total140.00

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Independent study in an Earth Science or Astronomy related discipline by literature, field, or laboratory research. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Approval of the project proposal (including a written description of project objectives and methods) by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair, and Supervising Administrator.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Independent study in an Earth Science or Astronomy related discipline by literature, field, or laboratory research. UC determines credit AFTER transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Approval of the project proposal (including a written description of project objectives and methods) by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair, and Supervising Administrator.
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Expand acquired classroom knowledge and apply critical thinking skills through self-designed
    study, independent research, and presentation of information.

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During this course, students will:
1. Plan an independent study project in an Earth Science or Astronomy related discipline.
2. Conduct the study by means of literature research, field work, or laboratory work.
3. Present the results of the study in a written and/or oral format.

Topics and Scope
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Content will vary with the student, but will build upon the department's regular offerings and capitalize on the student's special interests or abilities.

Assignments:
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Will be arranged by agreement between the student and instructor.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
1 - 100%
Literature reports, term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 99%
Specified in student's proposal
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 99%
Oral presentation of research results


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Texts will vary with content.

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