PH 100 Physical Science (4)
An exploration of the physical universe (physics, chemistry and astronomy) with the purpose of helping the student develop an understanding and appreciation of physical phenomena. Mathematics used includes arithmetic and elementary algebra. Three class periods and one laboratory period per week. Offered in alternate years.
PH 195 Physical Science Concepts (4)
This class allows for the exploration of the development of modern scientific thought, specifically the development of physical science concepts. This students will gain an appreciation of how the scientific method facilitates an understanding of the physical universe through observation, investigation, and inference. The students will explore the physical mechanisms of the universe and the synergistic links between these processes, the human culture.
PH 202 Introduction to Geology (4)
This course explores the relationships between human beings and their geological environment. The earth is viewed as a dynamic planet affected by sudden, violent events such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and floods, as well as by slower processes operating over long time spans that create, move, and destroy continents and oceans. Topics will include (1) geological hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, and flooding, (2) soil, water, and air pollution, and (3) the formation of minerals, rocks, soil fossil fuels, and other natural resources. Offered in alternate years.
PH 210 General Physics I (4)
Introductory course in physics covering the topics of mechanics, sound and heat. Three class periods and one laboratory period per week. Prerequisite: MA 106 or permission of instructor. Offered in alternate years.
PH 220 General Physics II (4)
Introductory course in physics covering the topics of electricity, magnetism, optics, atomic and nuclear physics. Three class periods and one laboratory period per week. Prerequisite: PH 210 or permission of instructor. Offered in alternate years.
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