Course Description

Physical Science

PHS 101
Fundamentals of Physical Science [Lecture and Laboratory] (4.0)
(Liberal Arts)
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals of physics, chemistry, and earth science through the use of interactive lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on laboratory activities. Topics in physics (energy, motion, heat, electricity, magnetism, sound, and light), chemistry (atomic theory, chemical composition, structure, reactivity, acids/bases), and earth science (rocks and minerals, astronomy, earth and moon motions, weather and climate, and diastrophism) are explored to give students a better understanding of the physical world around them. Course fee applicable.


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