2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Dec 10, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog
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PHYS 1114 - Physical Science*

4 Credits
Introduces the basic principles and concepts in the areas of physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy.

Lab Fee.

Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score   or LAD 9024 Foundations of College Math  with a grade of “C” or better.

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Discuss the historical people, events, and technologies that have contributed to the discipline of the Physical Sciences. (GEO 1, 3)
2. Identify and apply the underlying chemical and physical principles and formulae that effect our world, such as Newton’s laws, laws of electromagnetism, and atomic forces. (GEO 2, 3)
3. Recognize the scientific principles and methodologies utilized in the study of Physical Science. (GEO 3)
4. Identify the basic interactions of the physical world with humankind. (GEO 3)
5. Utilize the Scientific Method to properly perform laboratory experiments and apply this data to specific Physical Science questions. (GEO 2, 3)
6. Develop the ability to clearly communicate and write scientifically. (GEO 1)
7. Apply appropriate general laboratory techniques by using small group collaboration (GEO 4)

ACTS Equivalent Course Number: PHSC 1004

Latest Update Effective: Summer 2021

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