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It is expected that students will spend 2 to 3 hours, minimally, outside of the classroom/laboratory performing course related work such as readings, research, homework assignments, practica, studio work, and other academic work for every hour of instruction spent in the classroom/laboratory.
This introductory astronomy course is intended for students interested in the natural sciences. It introduces the basic concepts of astronomy including the Earth's position in the universe, theories of solar system and universe creation, basic Newtonian physics, light, the solar system components, our sun, telescope use, and galaxies. (4 contact hours) (TM) [Catalog Entry]
Prerequisite: MATH 0850 or one year high school algebra.
This course introduces students to basic concepts in physics as they relate to everyday objects and experiences. It uses some basic mathematics to develop topics. Topics include motion, forces, fluids, heat, electricity, and magnetism. This course is designed for non-science majors.
(3 contact hours) (TM) [Catalog Entry]
Prerequisite: MATH 1650 or permission of instructor.
This is the first course in a two-course introductory physics sequence designed for students not majoring in engineering, physics, or chemistry. Topics, which are algebra/trigonometry-based, include vectors, kinematics, Newton's laws, energy, linear and angular momentum, rotational dynamics, fluids and thermodynamics. Students will complete experiments related to these topics in lab.
(7 contact hours: 4 lecture, 3 lab) (TM, TAG) [Catalog Entry] ADDITIONAL FEES: $25.00