ACTS Common Course - PHSC1204 (when taken with PHSC 1051)
Prerequisites: A score of 19 or above on the mathematics section of the ACTE exam or completion of MATH 0903 with a grade of "C" or better.
Co-requisite: PHSC 1051 or consent of instructor.
A study of our universe; constellations, celestial motions, tools and methods of astronomical observations, the solar system, properties of stars and the interstellar medium, the birth, life and death of stars, our Milky Way galaxy, dynamics of stellar systems and other galaxies, and cosmology.
Note: When taken concurrently with PHSC 1051, satisfies general education physical science laboratory requirement upon successful completion of both courses.
Note: Course PHSC 1053 will run simultaneously with PHSC 3053 and duplicate credit will not be allowed. Credit for PHSC 3053 requires completion of several assignments, a term paper and a research project for upper division students, but is not required of students enrolled in PHSC 1053.