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Physical Science Course

P112 – Physical Science     (4 units)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Mathematics P061 with a “C” or higher or a “C” or higher in second semester high school elementary algebra or concurrent enrollment in Mathematics P055 and eligible for English level 2.

Total lecture 54 hours, laboratory 54 hours. An investigation of basic principles of physics and chemistry including matter, physical and chemical properties, energy, motion, light, atomic structure, bonding, solutions and chemical reactions. The inter-dependence of chemistry and physics will be emphasized. This course is intended for non-science majors. Course is approved for pass/no pass grading option. (A/CSU/UC) PC-Area F; CSU-B1; CSU-B3; IGETC-5A; IGETC-5C; No UC credit if taken after a college level course in Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology or Physics.

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February 23, 2016