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Integrated Science and Physical Science Online Courses

Integrated Science

ISCI 2001: Life Science / Earth Science

2-2-3. Prerequisite: Completion of Area D science requirements.

This is an activity based course intended for students in the early childhood education pathway; it is a general science course that covers topics in life science and earth science as they relate to teaching primary school students.  Life science topics cover the characteristics of life, biodiversity, bioenergetics, the cell, and ecology. Earth science topics include characteristics and functions of the lithosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. Laboratory Fee.

 NOTE: This course may not be used to satisfy Area D core requirements.

ISCI 2002: Physical Science for Teachers

2-2-3. Prerequisite:  Completion of Area D science requirements.

This is an activity based course intended for students in the early childhood education pathway. This course will study the different properties of matter, different forms of energy, as well as the various aspects of force and fields as they relate to teaching primary school students.  Laboratory Fee.

NOTE: This course may not be used to satisfy Area D core requirements.

Physical Science

PHSC 1011 Physical Science I

3-3-4. Prerequisites: none

First half of a two-semester science course sequence for those with no previous background in physics. Designed to stress the formulation of physical concepts at different levels of abstraction. Laboratory Fee.

NOTE: Students must earn a grade of C or better to receive degree credit for this course. Students may receive credit for only one of the following sequences: PHSC 1011K and 1012 or PHYS 1111K and 1112K

Contact Information:

Faculty contact and other information can be found on the Division of Physical Sciences page.