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Biology (BIOL)

BIOL 115. Cell and Evolution
3 hours
A three credit hour class. Introduction to biological concepts, including origins of life, biochemical principles, energetics, cellular organization, mechanisms of heredity, and evolution. Students will explore unifying concepts in biological science while developing key investigative skills necessary for scientific exploration and hypothesis testing. Includes laboratory. Pre-requisite is placement into MATH 103 or higher and concurrent enrollment in BIOLl115 Lab

 

BIOL 115L Cell and Evolution Lab
1 hour
A 1 credit hour course implementing through experiments the biological concepts, including origins of life, biochemical principles, energetics, cellular organization, mechanisms of heredity, and evolution. Students will explore unifying concepts in biological science while developing key investigative skills necessary for scientific exploration and hypothesis testing. Includes laboratory. Pre-requisite is placement into MATH 103 or higher and concurrent enrollment in BIOL115. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

BIOL 205. Plants, Animals and the Ecosystem
3 hours
A 3 credit hour course. Introduction to biological concepts, including classification and levels of organization, organismal biology including surveys of plant biology and zoology, ecology and conservation biology. Students will explore unifying concepts in biological science while developing key investigative skills necessary for scientific exploration and hypothesis testing. Includes laboratory. Pre-requisite is C- or better in BIOL 115 and BIOL 115L and concurrent enrollment in BIOL 205L.

 

BIOL 205L. Plants, Animals and the Ecosystem Lab
3 hours
A 1 credit hour course. A lab which will allows for hands on experiential learning to biological concepts, including classification and levels of organization, organismal biology including surveys of plant biology and zoology, ecology and conservation biology. Students will explore unifying concepts in biological science while developing key investigative skills necessary for scientific exploration and hypothesis testing. Includes laboratory. Pre-requisite is C- or better in BIOL 115 and BIOL 115L and concurrent enrollment in BIOL 205. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

BIOL 215. Medical Terminology
2 hours
A 2 credit course. Medical terminology is the study of the principles of medical word building to help the student develop the extensive medical vocabulary used in health care occupations. Students receive a thorough grounding in basic medical terminology through a study of root words, prefixes and suffixes. The study focuses on correct pronunciation, spelling and use of medical terms. Anatomy, physiology, and pathology of disease are discussed. Prerequisite: C- or better in BIOL 115 and BIOL 115L.

 

BIOL 230. Microbiology
3 hours
A 3 hour course. BIOL 230 is where emphasis is placed on ultrastructure, genetics, molecular biology, physiology and metabolism of microorganisms; role of microorganisms in food, water, agriculture, biotechnology, infectious diseases, and immunology. Pre-requisites: C- or better in, BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L and concurrent enrollment in BIOL 230L.

 

BIOL 230L. Microbiology Lab
1 hours
A 1 hour course. BIOL 230L is a laboratory experience with pure cultures and sterile techniques; methods of identification of unknown microorganisms; experiments demonstrating principles of microbial genetics, transformation, antibiotic sensitivity and resistance. Pre-requisites: C- or better in, BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L and concurrent enrollment in BIOL 230. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

BIOL 300. Human Anatomy and Physiology I
3 hours
A 3 hour course. BIOL 300 is the first in the sequence where the students are reviewed in basic concepts of biology, biochemistry (cell theory, cell structure, cell metabolism, and cell reproduction) before proceeding to a detailed study of the normal histology, gross anatomy, and physiology of each body system within the human organism. Emphasis is placed on homeostatic mechanisms as they relate to health and disease along with the central nervous system. The focus also includes looking at the structure and function of the human body, and of underlying biological principles. Pre-requisites: Placement into MATH 103 or higher, C- or better in BIOL 115 and BIOL 115L or consent of the program director and concurrent enrollment in BIOL 300L.

 

BIOL 300L. Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
1 hour
A 1 hour course. BIOL 300L is the lab in which students will reinforce their learning of the normal histology, gross anatomy, and physiology of each body system within the human organism. Emphasis is placed on homeostatic mechanisms as they relate to health and disease along with the central nervous system. The focus also includes looking at the structure and function of the human body, and of underlying biological principles. The structure and function of mammalian cells and tissues and the human skeletal, muscular and nervous systems are discussed. The integration of the functions of the various systems is also emphasized. Pre-requisites: Placement into MATH 103 or higher, C- or better in BIOL 115 and BIOL 115L or consent of the program director and concurrent enrollment in BIOL 300. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

BIOL 305. Human Anatomy and Physiology II
3 hours
A 3 hour course. BIOL 305 is the second course in the sequence where the students review the basic concepts of biology biochemistry (cell theory, cell structure, cell metabolism, and cell reproduction) before proceeding to a detailed study of the normal histology, gross anatomy, and physiology of each body system within the human organism. Emphasis is placed on homeostatic mechanisms as they relate to health and disease along with the central nervous system. The structure and function of mammalian cells and tissues and the human skeletal, muscular and nervous systems are discussed. The integration of the functions of the various systems is also emphasized. Pre-requisites: Placement into MATH 103 or higher, C- or better in BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 300, and BIOL 300L and concurrent enrollment in BIOL 305L.

 

BIOL 305L. Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
1 hour
A 1 hour course. BIOL 305L is the second lab course in the sequence where the students review the basic concepts of biology biochemistry (cell theory, cell structure, cell metabolism, and cell reproduction) before proceeding to a detailed study of the normal histology, gross anatomy, and physiology of each body system within the human organism by hands on experiential learning labs. Emphasis is placed on homeostatic mechanisms as they relate to health and disease along with the central nervous system. The structure and function of mammalian cells and tissues and the human skeletal, muscular and nervous systems are discussed. The integration of the functions of the various systems is also emphasized. Pre-requisites: Placement into MATH 103 or higher, C- or better in BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 300, and BIOL 300L and concurrent enrollment in BIOL 305. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

BIOL 372. Biomedical Health Research Literacy I
3 hours
A 3 credit course. This course is the first part of a two semester research and literature course which will cover the understanding of how to read, interpret, and analyze the latest topics in the biomedical/health field. The students will prepare papers in a similar manner as preparing for publication in a peer reviewed journal. In particular, this course will give students insight through exciting "hands-on" projects and problems. Student work involves the study of human medicine, research processes and an introduction to bio-informatics. Students investigate the various health conditions including various Prions diseases, Lou Gehrig’s disease and others, just to name a few. A theme through the course is to develop a cure/treatment for various diseases. After determining the factors responsible for the death, the students investigate lifestyle choices and medical treatments and research related discoveries that might have prolonged the person's life. Key biological concepts including: metabolism, inheritance of traits, feedback systems, neurological impacts, and defense against disease are embedded in the curriculum. Engineering principles including: the design process, feedback loops, spectral interpretation, and the relationship of structure to function are incorporated in the curriculum where appropriate. The course is designed to provide an overview of the Biomedical Science field and to lay the scientific foundation necessary for student success in industry/advanced applied sciences. Pre-requisites – C- or better in MATH 103, BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L, CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, CHEM 310, and CHEM 310L. Lab fees will be applicable.

 

BIOL 373. Biomedical Health Research Literacy II
3 hours
A 3 credit course. This course is the second part of a two semester research and literature course in biomedicine which will cover the how to put together a proper proposal by interpreting, analyzing, and presenting data acquired in the first sequence. The students will prepare papers in a similar manner as preparing for publication in a peer reviewed journal. In particular, this course will give students insight through exciting "hands-on" projects and problems. Student work involves the study of human medicine, research processes and an introduction to bio-informatics. Students investigate the various health conditions including various Prions diseases, Lou Gehrig’s disease and others, just to name a few. A theme through the course is to develop a cure/treatment for various diseases. After determining the factors responsible for the death, the students investigate lifestyle choices and medical treatments and research related discoveries that might have prolonged the person's life. Key biological concepts including: metabolism, inheritance of traits, feedback systems, neurological impacts, and defense against disease are embedded in the curriculum. Engineering principles including: the design process, feedback loops, spectral interpretation, and the relationship of structure to function are incorporated in the curriculum where appropriate. The course is designed to provide an overview of the Biomedical Science field and to lay the scientific foundation necessary for student success in industry/advanced applied sciences. Pre-requisites – C- or better in MATH 103, BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L, CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, CHEM 310, and CHEM 310L, and BIOL 372. Lab fee is applicable.

 

BIOL 497. Research
1-3 hours
By participating in a semester long research program, students can earn credit toward their degree. See Science Program Director for details. Three hours of research activities are required each week for each credit hour enrolled.

 

Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 200. General and Analytical Chemistry I
3 hours
A 3 credit hour course implementing the general and analytical topics including stoichiometry, periodicity, reaction types, the gaseous state, solution stoichiometry, chemical equilibria, acid-base equilibria, dissolution-precipitation equilibria. Placement into MATH 103 or higher and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 200L

 

CHEM 200L. General and Analytical Chemistry I lab
1 hour
A 1 credit hour course implementing through experiments the general and analytical topics including stoichiometry, periodicity, reaction types, the gaseous state, solution stoichiometry, chemical equilibria, acid-base equilibria, dissolution-precipitation equilibria. Placement into MATH 103 or higher and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 200

 

CHEM 205. General and Analytical Chemistry II
3 hours
A 3 credit hour course implementing topics in general chemistry and analytical chemistry which will cover such topics as phase transitions, thermochemistry, spontaneity/equilibrium, electrochemistry, kinetics, bonding, order/symmetry in condensed phases, coordination compounds, descriptive chemistry. Placement into MATH 104 or higher, C- or better in CHEM 200 and 200L and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 205L

 

CHEM 205L. General and Analytical Chemistry II Lab
1 hour
A 1 credit hour course implementing topics in general chemistry and analytical chemistry through experiential learning and labs which will cover such topics as phase transitions, thermochemistry, spontaneity/equilibrium, electrochemistry, kinetics, bonding, order/symmetry in condensed phases, coordination compounds, descriptive chemistry. Pre-requisite is placement into Math 104 or higher, C- or better in CHEM 200 and 200L and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 205. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

CHEM 240L. Quantitative Analysis Laboratory
1 hour
This course is the laboratory component for Quantitative Analysis. It will provide students with an opportunity to perform the experiments necessary to support the issues and topics discussed in the course. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule. Prerequisites: CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, and MATH 104 or higher.

 

CHEM 310. Organic Chemistry I
3 hours
A 3 credit hour course implementing the structure and function of organic molecules; acids and bases; functional groups; thermodynamics and kinetics of organic reactions; alkanes; stereochemistry; alkyl halides and nucleophilic substitution; elimination reactions; alcohols, ethers and epoxides; alkenes; alkynes; oxidation and reduction. Placement into MATH 104 or higher, C- or better in CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 310L.

 

CHEM 310L. Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
1 hour
A 1 credit hour lab implementing basic organic techniques (distillation, crystallization), reactions (esterification, oxidation, addition, substitution, elimination), instruments (gas, IR, UV/Vis). Placement into MATH 104 or higher, C- or better in CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 310. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule

 

CHEM 311. Organic Chemistry II
3 hours
A 3 credit hour course implementing the relationship between structure and function of organic molecules. Specific topics investigated include the reactivity and synthesis of alcohols, ethers, epoxides, alkenes, alkynes, alkanes, conjugated, and aromatic compounds. Placement into MATH 104 or higher, C- or better in CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, CHEM 310, CHEM 310L, and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 311L.

 

CHEM 311L. Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
1 hour
A 1 credit hour lab implementing the analysis of organic structure determination through the interpretation of spectral information. Placement into MATH 104 or higher, C- or better in CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, CHEM 310, CHEM 310L, and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 311. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

CHEM 320. Biochemistry
3 hours
A 3 credit hour course implementing the structure and function of cellular constituents; enzymology; metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids, nucleotides; molecular biology of biosynthesis of proteins and nucleic acids. Placement into MATH 104 or higher, C- or better in CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, CHEM 310, CHEM 310, CHEM 311, CHEM311L, and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 320L.

 

CHEM 320L. Biochemistry Laboratory
1 hour
A 1 credit hour lab implementing through experiments various biochemical techniques via various instrumentation. Pre-requisite is C- or better in MATH 104 or higher, C- or better in CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, CHEM 310, CHEM 310, CHEM 311, CHEM311L, and concurrent enrollment in CHEM 320.

 

CHEM 430. Instrumentation Analysis
3 hours
This course is designed to give the students a broad experience in the theory of instrumentations. The labs will be investigative in nature where students are required to use the Internet and the Chemical literature to explore practical ways of using instruments for solving chemical problems qualitatively and quantitatively. The students will survey the theory and application of instruments such as: visible, ultra violet, Infra-red, Fluorescence, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Atomic absorption, Chromatography, and Mass Spectrometry. Prerequisites: CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, and a minimum of MATH 104. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 430L.

 

CHEM 430L. Instrumentation Analysis Laboratory
1 hour
This course is the laboratory component for Instrumentation Analysis. It will provide students with an opportunity to perform the experiments necessary to support the issues and topics discussed in the course. Prerequisites: CHEM 200, CHEM 200L, CHEM 205, CHEM 205L, and a minimum of MATH 140. Concurrent enrollment in CHEM 430.

 

Exercise & Sport Science (EXSS)

EXSS 200. Certified Personal Trainer
2 hours
This course will prepare students in the processes, theories and application of being a personal trainer. This course will provide the content necessary for students to sit for the national certification exam.

 

EXSS 215. Survey of Physical Education Health
3 hours
This course will provide an overview of all facets of sports including management, career opportunities, marketing and promotion, public relations fund raising, and event and facilities management. Several factors combine to make sports administration a growing and important area of study. The need for qualified administrators in the field increases rapidly.

 

EXSS 400. Principles of Conditioning
3 hours
Lecture, discussion and laboratory course introducing athletic training and kinesiology students to basic procedures and philosophies of athletic training. Students gain knowledge of the basic science relationship to the prevention and care of, and recovery from athletic injuries. Students will begin practicing fundamental skills and orient themselves to the athletic training and coaching settings. Prerequisites: Fitness Assessment

 

EXSS 410. First Responder
2 hours
This course prepares students to attain their certification in CPR and other life-saving interventions.

 

EXSS 415 Fitness Assessment
3 hours
Designed to give the student a foundation in the process of assessment (tests and measurement). The course includes the development of objectives/ outcomes, test construction, use of formative and summative evaluation, norm and criterion referenced measures, elementary statistics and the use of other evaluative materials specific to health and kinesiology. Prerequisites: Kinesiology and Group or Individual Fitness

 

EXSS 420. Group Fitness
1 hour
The development of teaching objectives, unit plans for team sports, assessment of skills and field experience in using the skills developed in this course. Students are given the opportunity to master and teach specific sports skills.
Prerequisites: Kinesiology

 

EXSS 425. Individual Fitness
1 hour
The development of teaching units and lesson plans, construction of objectives, use of expert curriculum sources, assessment of knowledge, dispositions, and performance through indicators. Prerequisites: Kinesiology

 

EXSS 435. Kinesiology
3 hours
A neuropsychological study of movement that integrates the central and peripheral nervous system mechanisms with those of the muscular system. These principles are applied to promoting the enhancement of skill acquisition and human performance. Dysfunctions affecting neuromuscular function are also studied. Prerequisites: Principles of Conditioning

 

EXSS 435L. Kinesiology Laboratory
1 hour
This course is the laboratory component for Kinesiology. It will provide students with an opportunity to perform the experiments necessary to support the issues and topics discussed in the course. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

EXSS 496. Special Topics
3 hours
This course will investigate, analyze and discuss significant and contemporary topics in the field of exercise sports and science.

 

Forensic Science (FRSC)

FRSC 200. Forensic Science 1
3 hours
Survey of the forensic sciences with emphasis on criminalistics; unique characteristics, underlying philosophies; nature, analytical methods, significance of results with chemical, biological, trace, pattern evidence.

 

FRSC 200L. Forensic Science 1 Laboratory
1 hour
This course is the laboratory component for Forensic Science Survey. It will provide students with an opportunity to perform the experiments necessary to support the issues and topics discussed in the course. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

FRSC 205. Forensic Science 2
3 hours
Forensic Science 2 is the second component of the forensic science sequence which develops the reasoning strategies through examination of case studies; solving real-world problems as part of an investigative team. Prerequisites: C- or better in BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L, CHEM 200, and CHEM 200L, FRSC 200 and FRSC 200L along with concurrent enrollment in FRSC 205L

 

FRSC 205L. Forensic Science 2 Laboratory
1 hour
Forensic Science 2 is the lab component of the forensic science sequence where the examination of case studies; solving real-world problems as part of an investigative team is implemented. Prerequisites: C- or better in BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L, CHEM 200, and CHEM 200L, FRSC 200 and FRSC 200L along with concurrent enrollment in FRSC 205. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

FRSC 320. Biotechnology 1
3 hours
Biotech 1 is designed to illustrate the uses of biotechnology advances and techniques as applied to the broad fields of medicine and forensics. Techniques include: DNA fingerprinting, genetic testing, gene therapy and genetically modified organisms. Prerequisites: C- or better in BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L, CHEM 200, and CHEM 200L, FRSC 200, FRSC 200L, FRSC 205, FRSC 205L, along with concurrent enrollment in FRSC 320L.

 

FRSC 320L. Biotechnology 1 Laboratory
1 hours
Course Description: Biotech 1 Lab is the laboratory which is designed to showcase with a hands-on experience the uses of biotechnology advances and techniques as applied to the broad fields of medicine and forensics. Techniques include: DNA fingerprinting, genetic testing, gene therapy and genetically modified organisms. Prerequisites: C- or better in BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L, CHEM 200, and CHEM 200L, FRSC 200, FRSC 200L, FRSC 205, FRSC 205L, along with concurrent enrollment in FRSC 320. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

FRSC 325. Biotechnology 2
3 hours
Biotechnology 2 is the second sequence of biotechnology where the techniques acquired from Biotechnology 1 are applied towards techniques such as bodily fluid analysis, blood typing, DNA fingerprinting, and paternal testing.
Prerequisites: C- or better in BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L, CHEM 200, and CHEM 200L, FRSC 200, FRSC 200L, FRSC 205, FRSC 205L, FRSC 320, FRSC 320L along with concurrent enrollment in FRSC 325L.

 

FRSC 325L. Biotechnology 2 Laboratory
1 hours
Biotechnology 2 Laboratory is the lab component of the second sequence of biotechnology where the techniques acquired from Biotechnology 1 are applied towards techniques such as bodily fluid analysis, blood typing, DNA fingerprinting, and paternal testing. Prerequisites: C- or better in BIOL 115, BIOL 115L, BIOL 205, BIOL 205L, CHEM 200, and CHEM 200L, FRSC 200, FRSC 200L, FRSC 205, FRSC 205L, FRSC 320, FRSC 320L along with concurrent enrollment in FRSC 325. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

Geology (GEOL)

GEOL 110. Earth and Space Science
3 hours
Earth and Space Science is a course focusing on the study of the Earth’s lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and its celestial environment. Students enrolled in this course analyze and describe Earth’s interconnected systems and how they are changing due to natural processes and human influence.

 

GEOL 110L. Earth and Space Science Lab
1 hours
Earth and Space Science lab allows for hands on experience and theories explained through demonstrations focusing on the study of the Earth’s lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and its celestial environment. Students enrolled in this course analyze and describe Earth’s interconnected systems and how they are changing due to natural processes and human influence. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in GEOL 110. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

Physics (PHYS)

PHYS 300. Physics I
3 hours
A 3 credit hour calculus based physics course implementing kinematics, vectors, Newton's laws of motion; linear momentum, impulse collisions; work and kinetic energy; potential energy, conservation of energy; rotational kinematics and energy; rotational dynamics, static equilibrium; simple harmonic motion. Prerequisites: Placement in MATH 231, a C- or better in Calculus I, or concurrently enrolled in MATH 230 (or consent of the program director) and concurrently enrolled in PHYS 300L. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

PHYS 300L. Physics I Laboratory
1 hour
A 1 credit hour calculus based physics lab course implementing through various experiments the concepts of kinematics, vectors, Newton's laws of motion; linear momentum, impulse collisions; work and kinetic energy; potential energy, conservation of energy; rotational kinematics and energy; rotational dynamics, static equilibrium; simple harmonic motion. Pre-requisite is placement in MATH 231, a C- or better in Calculus I, or concurrently enrolled in MATH 230 (or consent of the program director) and concurrently enrolled in PHYS 300. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule

 

PHYS 305. Physics II
3 hours
A 3 credit hour calculus based physics course implementing electrostatics; electric currents; d-c circuits; magnetic fields; magnetic media; electromagnetic induction; a-c circuits; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; reflection and refraction; interference. Pre-requisite is a C- or better in MATH 230 and MATH 231, or concurrently enrolled in MATH 231 (or consent of the program director) and C- or better in PHYS 300 and PHYS 300L while concurrently enrolled in PHYS 305L.

 

PHYS 305L. Physics II Laboratory
1 hour
A 1 credit hour calculus based physics lab course implementing through experiments the concepts of electrostatics; electric currents; d-c circuits; magnetic fields; magnetic media; electromagnetic induction; a-c circuits; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; reflection and refraction; interference. Pre-requisite is a C- or better in MATH 230 and MATH 231, or concurrently enrolled in MATH 231 (or consent of the program director) and C- or better in PHYS 300 and PHYS 300L while concurrently enrolled in PHYS 305. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.

 

Science Courses (SCIE)

SCIE 102. General Science
3 hours
A 3 credit course. The course discusses the developments over the past four centuries in the areas of physics, chemistry, earth science, and space science, by some of the brightest minds on the planet. The concepts are often greatly simplified for the purpose of an introductory survey course, but understanding them will still require mental effort, flexibility, and preparation. In essence, our current civilization is so dependent on these physical sciences that their contribution has fallen into “the background” and is often taken for granted. This course will teach the student how to use theory to problem-solve and “think like a physical scientist” (e.g. quantitative reasoning and analysis). Pre-requisites – Must be concurrently enrolled in Scie102 Lab.

 

SCIE 102L. General Science 1
3 hours
A one credit course. This course is an introduction laboratory techniques which will aide in the explanation of physics, chemistry, earth science, and space science, by some of the brightest minds on the planet. This lab course will teach the student how to use theory to problem-solve via hands on experiments and “think like a physical scientist” (e.g. quantitative reasoning and analysis). Pre-requisites – Must be concurrently enrolled in Scie102. Laboratory Fee: See current fee schedule.