PHYS111W: Survey of Physical Science

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 2 Credits 4

Survey of Physical Science is a concept-based course primarily designed for students in non-science majors. The goal of the course is to help students understand physical phenomena in various fields of science without the mathematical requirements typically associated with a course in physics or chemistry. Questions such as "Why is the sky blue?" can be answered without rigorous mathematical treatment. The course examines many of the great achievements in the physical sciences and discusses their impact upon the world.