SURVEY OF THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES(4)
Class Hours: 3 Lecture, 3 Laboratory CSU General Education Requirement: B1, B3
Physical Science 1 is a general study of physical principles that operate throughout the universe, including a brief integrated study of force, motion energy, electricity, light, structure of the atom, interaction of matter, and study of the earth, planets, and stars. No credit will be allowed for physical science if the student is concurrently enrolled in, or has taken, a college chemistry, physics, geology or astronomy course. (AA, CSU, UC)
Class Hours: 54 Laboratory for each semester unit. No more than 2 units per semester per 49/99 series.
Physical Science 49/99 is designed for students who wish who undertake special projects related to a particular field. Students, under instructor guidance and acknowledgement, may pursue individual exploration after completing or while currently enrolled in at least one course in the department of directed study.