Course: PHSC 170. Introduction to Physical Science (4)
Prerequisite: Qualifying score on the ELM Exam or satisfaction of the ELM exemption requirement. Recommended corequisite or preparatory: MATH 210. Survey of the nature, modes of production and limits of scientific knowledge, as well as the major discoveries of chemistry and physics, including atomic and kinetic molecular theory, chemical and physical properties of matter, chemical bonding and reactivity, motion, forces, energy and nuclear phenomena. 4 hours of classroom activity per week, plus outside investigative assignments.