100 Survey of Physical Science -
3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)Advisory: English 42, English 43 and Mathematics 34A, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R4, W4 and M20.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in: Physical Science 101.
This course is an introductory survey of the fundamental concepts of astronomy, geology, chemistry and physics. Emphasis is placed on the interrelationships among these disciplines and the ways in which the physical sciences affect modern life. This course is intended for students with a general interest in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC Transfer Limitation: No credit if taken after a college level course in Chemistry or Physics.
101 Survey of Physical Science Laboratory -
3 hours lab, 1 unit (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in
Physical Science 100 with a grade of “C” or better, or
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in
English 48 and Mathematics 46, each with a grade of
“C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels
R5 and M40.
This course introduces students to the science
laboratory and is designed to demonstrate the
fundamental concepts of astronomy, geology,
chemistry and/or physics as presented in Physical
Science 100. Emphasis is placed on the application of
the scientific method and collaborative learning. This
course is recommended for students planning to
major in geography and/or planning to transfer to a
four-year institution. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC Transfer Limitation: No credit if taken after a college level course in Chemistry or Physics.
This discipline may offer specialized instruction in
one or more of the following areas: Supervised
Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265),
Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction
(296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience
(270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on
page 120. Please refer to the class schedule and/or
see the dean or department chair for availability.