Nov 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

PHYS 104 - ~General Physical Science II (4)


This is an introductory survey course which explores the major concepts in geology, astronomy, and meteorology. Topics covered will include rocks and minerals, weathering and erosion, surface and groundwater, geologic time, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains; light and telescopes, the solar system, stars, nebulae, and galaxies; the origin of the universe; the basics of meteorology, and the effects of weather and climate. A combination of the conceptual framework, practical applications, and problem-solving will be utilized in the integrated laboratory and lecture course.