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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHS 111 - Earth Science

Prerequisite: RDG 095  or appropriate score on the placement test AND MAT 095 MAT 090 , or appropriate score on the placement test.
(4 Credits)
This is an active/collaborative learning science course with laboratory, designed and recommended for students pursuing the AAT degree program. This course is open to all students and meets general education science requirements. The Topics include the basic concepts of chemistry, the formation, evolution and structure of the earth and the solar system, minerals, rocks, plate tectonics, the world ocean, properties of seawater, ocean circulation, the earth’s atmosphere, weather patterns, precipitation, and storms.* Biological/Physical Science Approved General Education Course. Total of 45 hours of lecture and 45 hours of lab

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