Course Descriptions - PHS

Physical Science (PHS)

PHS 111 Physical Science
4 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
Core Area III, ASCI TSCI (Lec 3 hrs, Lab 2 hrs)
This course provides the non-technical student with an introduction to the basic principles of geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. (F, Sp, Su)

PHS 112 Physical Science II
4 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
Core Area III ASCI TSCI (Lec 3 hrs, Lab 2 hrs)
This course provides the non-technical student with an introduction to the basic principles of chemistry and physics. (F, Sp, Su)

PHS 230 Introduction to Meteorology
4 semester hours
Prerequisite: None
ASCI (Lec 3 hrs, Lab 2 hrs)
This course is an introductory survey of meteorology emphasizing the hydrologic cycle, cloud formation, weather maps, forecasting and wind systems. Local weather systems will be given detailed study. Laboratory is required. (F, Sp, Su)