Physical Science - PHSC
1104 - Introduction to Physical Science - 4 credit
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.