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Courses in Physical Science (PS)

  • 1115, 1117/PHYS 1115, PHYS 1117 Introduction to Physical Science Laboratory (0- 2). Optional laboratory experiences to supplement Physical Science 1315 and 1317, respectively.
    Prerequisite: Credit for at least one college-level mathematics course.

    1315, 1317/PHYS 1315, PHYS 1317 Introduction to Physical Science (3-0). An introduction to the foundations of physical science, including selected areas of physics, chemistry, earth science, and space science.
    Prerequisite: Credit for at least one college-level mathematics course.

    1403 Introduction to Space Science (3-2). A survey of space science from the earliest recognition of the cosmos to the current search for extrasolar planetary systems. Major topics include the space environment, planetary science, satellite communication, remote sensing, robotic exploration, and exobiology.

    3311, 3312 Physical Science Concepts (3-0). A study of physical systems and sub-systems, interactions, variables, motion, energy, electricity, and magnetism. For students pursuing teacher certification.
    Prerequisites: Mathematics 1314 or 1324.