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PS242 Earth Science (4)

A survey of the Earth as a planet in the Solar System and its interior and a detailed study of its crust and atmosphere to

serve as a broad-based course for liberal studies majors. Fulfills the general education laboratory science requirement.

3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory. (Lab fee: $75.)

PS251 General Physics I (4)

A calculus-based introduction to classical physics including Newton’s laws of motion, work, energy, power,

conservation laws, and classical waves. 3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory. (Lab fee: $75.)

Prerequisite: MA121 (may be

taken concurrently)

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PS252 General Physics II (4)

A continuation of PS251. Topics include electricity, magnetism, and optics. 3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory.

Prerequisite: MA121.

(Lab fee: $75.)

PS261 Physical Science (4)

A treatment of topics from the physical sciences to serve as a broad-based course for liberal studies majors. Course will

cover a broad area of study relating to modern problems and advances in science and technology. 3-hour lecture and 3-

hour laboratory. Fulfills the general education laboratory science requirement. (Lab fee: $75.)

PS338 Astronomy (4)

Methods of measurement and observation in astronomy are studied from a historical perspective. The solar, stellar,

and galactic systems are studied in detail accompanied by observations. Various cosmological viewpoints and their

underlying assumptions are presented. 3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory. (Lab fee: $75.)