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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSC 1341 - Fundamentals of Physical Science


Credit Hours: 3.0

At least one of the prerequisite courses is required.
Prerequisite(s): MAC1105, MAC1114, MAC2311, MAT1033, STA2023 with minimum grade of C
Corequisite(s): None


This course presents basic principles of physics and chemistry around the unifying theme of energy. In physics, the major emphasis will be in the areas of mechanics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics and the electromagnetic spectrum. In chemistry, the major emphasis will be in the areas ofchemical bonding, atomic structure, nuclear changes and electrochemistry. Topics covered in the course will provide a basis for informed discussion of contemporary societal issues related to energy use and to applications of physics and chemistry in everyday life. The course earns General Education credit under the Physical Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data.

Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)