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Science (SCIE)

SCIE 2310:    Earth and Space Science Concepts

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
An introduction to concepts and principles in Earth and space science.  It includes Earth history, geology, oceans, atmosphere, and Earth’s place in the universe.

SCIE 2320:    Physical Science Concepts

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
An introduction to concepts and principles in physics and chemistry.

SCIE 3310:    Earth Science

Cr. 3. (3-3-0) Prerequisite(s):  None.
Basic topics and principles in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.

SCIE 3320:    Physical Science

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  Prerequisite(s):  None
Basic topics and principles in sound, heat, light, magnetism, electricity, friction, machines, and changes in matter and energy.

SCIE 4112:     Physical Science for Elementary Schools

Cr. 1. (1-0). Prerequisite(s): 6 s.h. in science. May be repeated when topics vary.
Topics in physical science relevant to science teaching in elementary classrooms.

SCIE 4313:    Earth and Space Science

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).  
Concepts and principles in Earth and space science.  The course includes Earth history, geology, oceans, atmosphere, and Earth’s place in the universe.

SCIE 4314:    Environmental Science

Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
Environmental science topics include the following:  ecology, environmental systems, human population, conservation biology, resource management, water systems and resources, pollution, global climate change, etc.

SCIE 4315:    Conceptual Chemistry

Cr. 3. (3-3-0)
Basic concepts and principles of the composition, structure, properties and reactions of matter; especially of atomic and molecular systems.

SCIE 4316:    Conceptual Physics

Cr. 3. (3-3-0)
Basic concepts and principles of mechanics, heat, light and other radiation, sound, electricity, and magnetism.