Course Descriptions: PhSc

PhSc200 Principles of Physical Science 4 hours

A foundational course in the physical sciences, beginning with an introduction to the scientific method. This course surveys many topics in physical science such as matter and energy, measurement and classification, the laws of motion, aerodynamics, thermodynamics, atomic theory, plate tectonics, the solar system and cosmology. Weekly laboratory experiments are designed to illustrate and complement the content of the course as are regularly scheduled assignments. Three hours lecture, one two-hour lab. A Knowledge general education course.