Maricopa Community Colleges  PHS110   20056-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 12-14-2004

PHS110  2005 Fall - 9999

LEC  4.0 Credit(s)  3.0 Period(s)  3.0 Load  Acad

LAB  0.0 Credit(s)  3.0 Period(s)  2.4 Load

Fundamentals of Physical Science

Survey of the principles of physics and chemistry.

Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, or MAT093, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on Math placement exam.


Course Attribute(s):

General Education Designation: Natural Sciences (Quantitative) - [SQ]

Go to Competencies    Go to Outline

MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


PHS110  2005 Fall - 9999

Fundamentals of Physical Science



Apply appropriate problem solving techniques to physical phenomena to develop hypotheses, design experiments, collect and analyze data, and to draw inferences from the evidence. (I, II, III, IV, V)


Effectively communicate qualitative and quantitative information orally and in writing. (I, II, III, IV, V)


Explain historical and current contexts for the principles and applications of physics and chemistry. (I, II, III, IV, V)


Explain the application of fundamental physical and chemistry principles to various physical phenomena. (I, II, III, IV, V)


Work effectively in collaborative groups to solve practical and meaningful problems. (I, II, III, IV, V)

Go to Description    Go to top of Competencies

MCCCD Official Course Outline:


PHS110  2005 Fall - 9999

Fundamentals of Physical Science


I. Motion

II. Forces and Momentum

III. Work, Energy Storage, and Transfer

IV. Physical, Chemical, Electrical, and Magnetic Properties of Matter

V. Atomic and Nuclear Processes


Go to Description    Go to top of Competencies    Go to top of Outline