PSCI 1020 - Principles of Earth/Space
4 sem hrs cr
The second course of a two-semester sequence designed for the non-science major to fulfill general education requirements in the laboratory-based physical sciences. This course includes a study of three fundamental components of the physical sciences:(1) Chemistry: Structure of the atom, the atomic nucleus, periodic table, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, acids, bases,molecular mixing, and organic chemistry. (2) Earth science: Rocks, minerals, earth’s internal properties,water, surface properties, the atmosphere, oceans, and the weather. (3) Astronomy: Our solar system and the relation to the universe. This course is designed to correct a missing essential in the sciences, the practice of conceptualizing before calculating. Prerequisite: Acceptable placement scores or completion of Learning Support competencies
In rare and unusual circumstances, a course prerequisite can be overridden with the permission of the Curriculum lead for the discipline.
Transfer (UT) or Non Transfer Course (UN): UT
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