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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

PHYS 101 Earth Science

This course is a lecture course intended for non-science majors in which the principles of meteorology, geology and astronomy are covered. However, students spend one class hour each week in a laboratory environment where they learn to interpret weather and topographic maps, identify common minerals and rocks, and complete various exercises to help them gain an understanding of other meteorologic, geologic and astronomical phenomena.
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: No
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Science
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Natural Sciences (and Scientific Reasoning)
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2
Other: 1