Course Descriptions

PHSC 100 Introduction to Physical Science (4)

Emphasizes the relevance of physical science in the everyday world, and explores the connections between chemistry and physics. The laboratory component allows students to explore the principles of physics and chemistry using hands-on experiences. Topics include energy, electricity, magnetism, heat, work, light, the atom, chemical bonds, and chemical reactions. Intended for non-science majors. Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours each week. Offered each semester. Prerequisite: Math placement H, A, or B or MATH 104 with a grade of C- or higher.