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PY 120 Overview

A physical science core course designed to explore earth’s place in the universe. Course content includes the basic principles of astronomy and earth science. The section on astronomy includes such concepts as galaxies, nebulae, the solar system, origin of the universe and life cycle of the stars. The earth science section covers geological concepts like: minerals and the rock cycle, volcanism, earthquakes, the earth’s interior, plate tectonics, geological evolution and the hydrologic cycle.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • PY