Physics Science course is designed for non-science majors. Surveys topics from physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, and meteorology.

Lab fees apply

Meets NCTC Core Curriculum Requirement

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Use the principles of mechanics to solve problems involving motion, forces, energy, momentum, and repetitive motion.
  • Describe the basic principles of fluid mechanics.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of heat and thermodynamics.
  • Solve basic problems involving electricity.
  • Describe the relationship between electricity and magnetism.
  • Describe the characteristics of light and the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the atomic model and nuclear energy.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the basis of science using terms such as scientific method, hypothesis, law, theory, and pseudoscience.
  • Discuss energy resources.

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 4
Lecture hours: 48.0
Lab hours: 32.0