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PHYSC 2 SCIENTIFIC METHOD AS CRITICAL THINKING 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Engl 1A.
Recommended Preparation: Any transfer level course in the physical sciences.
Written expression and analysis of ideas, arguments and issues in the Physical Sciences. Instruction in critical thinking, inductive and deductive reasoning, and the scientific method. Particular emphasis on compositional expression necessary in developing a complex scientific argument; an interdisciplinary course. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#2491                                 ONLINE VAN CORVA   
    &                                 ONLINE VAN CORVA   
No. 2491: There are no campus meetings for this course. You MUST begin the class by August 29, or will be DROPPED from the class. Writing skills are essential for this class. Contact Dr. vanCorva at claudiavancorva@gmail.com, if you have an issue with registration.
#2449                                 ONLINE VAN CORVA   
No. 2449: There are no campus meetings for this course. You MUST begin the class by August 29, or will be DROPPED from the class. Writing skills are essential for this class. Contact Dr. vanCorva at claudiavancorva@gmail.com, if you have an issue with registration.
#0460                                 ONLINE VAN CORVA   
No. 0460: There are no campus meetings for this course. You MUST begin the class by August 29, or you will be DROPPED from the class. Writing skills are essential for this class. Contact Dr. vanCorva at claudiavancorva@gmail.com, if you have an issue with registration.

   #0779  8:50am-12:10pm Tu      Lecture U215   VAN CORVA   
   #0994  1:00pm- 4:20pm Tu      Lecture U423   VAN CORVA   
   #2730  6:30pm- 9:50pm M       Lecture E220   MAIER J     
   #0581  6:30pm- 9:50pm W       Lecture E220   MAIER J     

PHYSC 3 PHYSICAL SCIENCES 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for Math 131 or higher.
Basic principles of physics and chemistry and their applications to modern daily life with a primarily conceptual approach. Emphasis on critical thinking skills and general methods of scientific inquiry. Recommended for students in the California State Teacher's Preparation Program and other appropriate non-sciences majors but open to all qualified students. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#2402                                 ONLINE QUAN J      
No. 2402: ONLINE. This course requires 3 on-campus meetings to be held from 7:00-9:00pm in room E303 on September 2, October 28 and December 16.


PHYSC 3L LABORATORY FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCE 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of PHYSC 3.
Laboratory investigation of the basic principles of physics and chemistry and their applications to modern daily life with a primarily conceptual approach, with emphasis on critical thinking skills and general methods of scientific inquiry. Recommended for students in the California State Teacher Preparation Program and other appropriate non-sciences majors. Total of 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0594  8:50am-12:10pm Th      Lab     E305   VAZQUEZ C   

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