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Physical Sciences

  • Physical Sciences for Non-Science Majors

    Our physical science courses for non-science majors help open your eyes to the world around you: the nonliving matter, energy and physical properties of the universe. The study of physical science has brought us many innovations, including telescopes, eyeglasses, power sources, hearing aids, audio, video, and stereo production equipment and Global Positioning System (GPS).

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    Astronomy night sky

    Astronomy

    Uncover how the universe began by taking classes in astronomy. One of the oldest sciences, astronomy studies celestial objects that originate outside Earth’s atmosphere.

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    Earth

    Earth Science

    Our Earth Science survey courses give you an overview of the scientific disciplines devoted to studying the planet.

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    Environmental science

    Environmental Sustainability

    Our environmental sustainability classes looks at human interaction with the natural and constructed environment. We also offer an A.S. degree in Environmental Science Technology.

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    Geology

    Geology

    We know how mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes are formed by studying geology, the science of the earth's physical structure and substance, its history and its natural processes.

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    Meteorology

    Meteorology

    Forecasting the weather begins with meteorology, the study of the Earth’s atmosphere. And as technology advances, so will the field of meteorology.

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    Oceanography

    Oceanography

    Covering 70 percent of the planet with an average depth of several thousand feet, the world’s oceans are a world unto themselves. Through oceanography, you learn about the physical and biological aspects of the oceans.

  • Physical Sciences for Science Majors

    If you plan to major in science, our science courses give you smaller classes and more attention from professors.

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    Chemistry

    Chemistry

    Our general and organic chemistry courses and labs can meet class requirements for your chosen four-year science major.
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    Geology

    Geology

    Our geology courses for science majors give you an in-depth look at geological processes.

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    Physics

    Physics

    The most fundamental of all sciences, physics seeks to understand the behavior and structure of matter and serves as a foundation for science majors.