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Science (SCIE)

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.