Botany (BOT)

Credit Courses

BOT 100 Concepts Of Botany (4 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.

Hours: 108 (54 lecture, 54 lab)

Plant structure and function; the role of plants in the biosphere and society. Laboratory includes field studies. Designed for non-Biological Sciences majors with no prior general botany course. Satisfies SBCC General Education requirement in Natural Sciences.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area A

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, CSUGE Area B3, IGETC Area 5B, IGETC Area 5C, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

UC Transfer Limit: No credit for BOT 100 if taken after BOT 121; BOT 100, 121, and 122 combined: maximum credit, two courses.

BOT 121 Plant Diversity (4 Units)

Course Advisories: BIOL 100.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.

Hours: 108 (54 lecture, 54 lab)

Plant diversity, adaptations and evolutionary history; principles of ecology and evolution. Satisfies SBCC General Education requirement in Natural Sciences.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area A

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, CSUGE Area B3, IGETC Area 5B, IGETC Area 5C, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

UC Transfer Limit: BOT 100, 121, and 122 combined: maximum credit, two courses.

BOT 122 Flowering Plant Identification (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.

Hours: 90 (36 lecture, 54 lab)

Botanical classification, methods of identification and recognition of important California plant species and families.

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, CSUGE Area B3, IGETC Area 5B, IGETC Area 5C, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

UC Transfer Limit: BOT 100, 121 and 122 combined: maximum credit, two courses.

BOT 123 Field Botany (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (36 lecture, 54 lab)

Flora, vegetation and major ecological features of natural ecosystems; field lectures, laboratories and camping. Five one-day field trips; a fee is charged.

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, IGETC Area 5B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

BOT 129 Survey Of Earth's Vegetation (3 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or 110H.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Diversity and structure of Earth's vegetation types and associated environmental factors responsible for these natural associations. Consideration is given to the preservation, destruction and reconstruction of native vegetation.

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area B2, IGETC Area 5B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable