2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog and Student Handbook [Archived Catalog]

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PSCI 1020 - Principles of Earth/Space with Lab

Credits: 4

Course only offered through TN eCampus
The second course of a two-semester sequence designed for the non-science major to fulfill general education requirements in the laboratory-based physical sciences. This course includes a study of three fundamental components of the physical sciences: (1) Chemistry: Structure of the atom, the atomic nucleus, periodic table, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, acids, bases, molecular mixing, and organic chemistry. (2) Earth Science: Rocks, minerals, Earth's internal properties, water, surface properties, the atmosphere, oceans, and the weather. (3) Astronomy: Our solar system and the relation to the universe. This course is designed to correct a missing essential in the sciences, the practice of conceptualizing before calculating.

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory placement test scores or completion of all Competencies in Learning Support Reading, Writing, and Math.


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