Physical Science

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PHS 101 INTRODUCTION TO THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent; MATH 45 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Math Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces basic physics and chemistry with emphasis on the understanding and significance of accepted fundamental principles. Explores contemporary issues such as energy production versus environmental problems as well as the methods, limitations, and societal implications of scientific advancement. [D; CSU; UC]
PHS 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89478 PHS 101 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TH 462   18 10*
    12:00PM-01:15PM T 512 Ziegler,Carole    
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM
89479 PHS 101 03 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 462 Hafer,Fred 18 16*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM
PHS 110 INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the physical, chemical, biological, and geological foundations of the global ocean system. (Same as GEOG 110 and GEOL 110.) [D; CSU; UC]
PHS 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89480 PHS 110 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 462 Hafer,Fred 18 28*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM
PHS 154 Introduction to Remote Sensing 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: MATH 60 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Mathematics Assessment or equivalent, RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces fundamental concepts of electromagnetic radiation and its interactions with various media. Explores commonly used sensors and techniques of remote sensing. (Same as GEOG 154.) [D]
PHS 154 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89481 PHS 154 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Yanow,Ken 18 10*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM
PHS 250 OUR GLOBAL FUTURE---VALUES FOR SURVIVAL 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explores roles and limits of science and technology, global (Western and Non-Western) differences in world view and its impact on environmental ethics, politics, and economics. Develops a more harmonious worldview and social consciousness focused on environmental sustainability. (Same as PS 250.) [D; CSU; UC]
PHS 250 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89482 PHS 250 01 10:00AM-11:15AM MW 510 Segui,Alan 18 24*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, September 15, 2014 7:59 AM

Total Courses: 4 Total Sections: 5
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