PHSC 1150 5 credits Physical Science
A presentation of the physics and chemistry of our everyday world, with minimal mathematics. This is a liberal arts science course and does not fulfill program requirements for physics or chemistry. Students taking this course to meet their natural science requirement may not count another physics or chemistry course towards general education. (Spring)
Components: Laboratory, Lecture
GE: Natural Science
PHSC 1310 1 credit Introductory Astronomy Lab
Constellation study and telescopic observation of the moon, planets, stars and nebulae; introduction to astronomical techniques and equipment; field trips to regional planetariums and observatories. (Fall)
Components: Laboratory
GE: Natural Science
Prereqs/Coreqs: P or C: PHSC 1340
PHSC 1340 4 credits Introductory Astronomy
Our sky, the origin and dynamics of the solar system, the physical properties of the moon and planets, the sun, space exploration, the stars and stellar evolution, galaxies, cosmology and life in the universe. (Fall)
Components: Lecture
GE: Natural Science
PHSC 3000 1 - 3 credits Special Topics in Astronomy
Special topics and laboratory projects dealing with problems of current interest in astronomy and astrophysics. May be taken for credit more than once.
Components: Lecture
Prereqs/Coreqs: P: PHSC 1340