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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2023-2024 Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog
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PHS 111 - Earth Science

Prerequisite: MAT 090 MAT 095 , or appropriate score on the placement test; AND RDG 095  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 and Lab Approved General Education Course. Total of 45 hours of lecture and 45 hours of lab

Semesters Offered: All Terms, All Years.

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