Physical Science (PSC)

Prerequisites for courses in this department are not automatically waived for College Guest students and students with a bachelor's degree or higher from a U.S. institution.

PSC 1560     Physical Science I     4 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1510.
Prerequisite: Secondary school algebra or MAT 1100.
Note: Prerequisites for courses in this department are not automatically waived for College Guest students and students with a bachelor's degree or higher from a U.S. institution.

The student will identify, define, and describe the following basic concepts of chemistry and physics: chemical nomenclature, oxidation/reduction, acids, bases and salts, atomic structure, mechanics, magnetism and electricity, optics, and relativity. A laboratory is integral to the course. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 5

GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking, Scientific Literacy