Alice Lloyd College

Physical Science Courses

PHSC 105: Survey of Physical Sciences

Prerequisites: minimum ACT Mathematics score of 19 or “C” or better in MATH 110

Offered: Fall and Spring

Laboratory course in physics and the earth sciences. Intended primarily for non-science majors. Three lecture hours and two lab hours.

4 credit hours

PHSC 110: Science of Energy and Environmental Problems

Prerequisites: ACT math sub-score of 17 or MATH 100

Offered: Fall and Spring

This course applies the fundamentals of physics, chemistry, mathematics, meteorology, climatology and geology to understanding fundamental energy and environmental problems facing mankind today. Basic physical science is focused on current controversies that should concern an educated person. An emphasis will be placed on gathering information from current resources and explaining that information to a lay audience. Topics covered may include acid rain, climate change, automobile emissions, and conventional and alternate energy sources. Three lecture hours and two lab hours per week.

4 credit hours

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