Physical Science

Classes

PHS 111 : Physical Science

This course provides an introduction to the basic principles of geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy for students who do not intend to major in science or engineering. Laboratory is required.

Credits

4

PHS 112 : Physical Science II

This course provides an introduction to the principles of chemistry and physics for students who do not intend to major in science or engineering. Laboratory is required.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

MTH 098 Elementary Algebra

PHS 120 : Environmental Science

This course is an interdisciplinary course intended for non-science majors who desire an introduction to environmental science. The environment will be studied with an emphasis on such topics as air, soil, water, wildlife, forestry, and solid waste pollution. Laboratory will include both field studies and experimentation.

Credits

4

PHS 230 : Introduction to Meteorology

This course is an introductory survey of meteorology emphasizing the hydrologic cycle, cloud formation, weather maps, forecasting, and wind systems. Local weather systems will be given detailed study. Laboratory is required.

Credits

4