PHSC 103 - GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
Application of basic principles of science to atmospheric chemistry and climate change. Principles and topics covered include: atoms and molecules, what energy is and why it is conserved, alternative energy, absorption of light, the difference between climate change and the ozone hole, and possible solutions to environmental problems. Lecture and optional laboratory. Appropriate for nonscience majors with little or no science background; education students, or for intended science majors wishing to review elementary physical scientific
principles. Meets General Education requirements for laboratory physical
science (if laboratory taken; otherwise meets physical science lecture
course requirement). Not for majors credit in the sciences.
There are no prerequisites listed for this course.
Satisfies general education physical science requirement; if
laboratory taken, then satisfies general education physical
education laboratory course requirement.