Physical Science - PHSC
1104 - Introduction to Physical Science
- 4 credit hours
Introduces the physical science disciplines of physics and
chemistry. Specific topics include: physical units; motion; force;
energy; heat and thermodynamics; waves; electricity and magnetism;
optics; atomic and nuclear physics; the periodic table; the
chemical elements; chemical bonding; chemical equations; and simple
stoichiometry. A one-hour laboratory series is included, which
correlates with the course's concepts.
Prerequisites: MATH 0923 or minimum ACT
mathematics sub-score of 20 or an Accuplacer Algebra score of
53-120 and/or an Accuplacer college-level mathematics score of
44-85. Course Rotation: Varies.
1204 - Earth Science - 4 credit
Integrates study of the general concepts in astronomy, geology,
meteorology, and oceanography. Introduces the student to the
scientific method of problem-solving and acquaints the student with
the applications of earth science to everyday living. A one-hour
laboratory series is included, which correlates with the course's
concepts. Course Rotation: All semesters.