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.] Introduction to basic physics and chemistry with emphasis on the understanding and significance of accepted fundamental principles. Contemporary issues, such as energy production versus environmental problems will be explored 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
81251 PHS 101 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 381 Veal,Jeffrey 18 30*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82814 PHS 101 03 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 462 Hafer,Fred 18 17*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
PHS 110 INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduction to the physical, chemical, geophysical, and geological aspects of the ocean. Instruction spans the historical evolution of the discipline, identification of the basic marine environment, animal and plant relationship, as well as ecological problems. [D; CSU; UC]
PHS 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81252 PHS 110 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 462 Hafer,Fred 18 7*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
81254 PHS 250 01 10:00AM-11:15AM MW 510 Ziegler,Carole 18 21*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 3 Total Sections: 4
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