2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Sciences (SCI)

SCI 101  Physical Science for Non-Science Majors  (3 Credits)  

This course is designed to give general knowledge of physical science. The course emphasizes knowledge of selected facts, principles, methods of science and the place of science in our modern world. Topics include astronomy, physics, chemistry, and earth science.

SCI 101H  Physical Science for Non Science Majors  (3 Credits)  

This course is designed to give general knowledge, of physical science. The course emphasizes, knowledge of selected facts, principles, methods, of science and the place of science in our modern, world. Topics include astronomy, physics,, chemistry, and earth science.

SCI 101L  Physical Science Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

An introductory science course for undergraduate nonscience majors designed for students to gain knowledge of selected facts, principles and the scientific method. Survey of the unity of physical science (chemistry, physics, and earth science) and the place of science in our modern world.

SCI 381  Science for Teachers  (3 Credits)  

Extension of the fundamental concepts of the biological and physical sciences, special emphasis on content material in the physical sciences. Also provides special consideration of selecting methods and applications appropriate to the program of elementary school science. Emphasis on meteorology, astronomy, geology, physics, and biology.

SCI 381L  Science for Teachers Laboratory  (1 Credits)  

Laboratory course designed to acompany SCI 381 (Science for Teachers). Provide laboratory experiences to extend fundamental concepts of biological and physical sciences, specially as it relates to the selection of appropriate methods and content for the

SCI 401  Geological Material and Processes  (3 Credits)  

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SCI 415  Astrobiology  (3 Credits)  

The main goal is to study the origin and evolution, of life in the Universe. Elements od Astronomy, , biochemistry, biology, geology and atmospheric, sciences that are included in this study will be , addressed.

SCI 416  Introduction to Astrophysics  (3 Credits)  

This course will cover the study of stellar , structure, evolution and nucleosynthesis. It , reviews several topics covered by undergraduate , level physics courses from a viewpoint of , astrophysical applications. By the end of the , course, students will be able to write a simple , numerical simulation (computer program) of a star.