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Physical Science

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College of Science and Mathematics

  • Department of Geological Sciences
  • Live Oak Hall (LO) 1202
  • (818) 677-3541
  • geology.csun.edu

Physical Science courses are interdisciplinary in nature. For more information contact the Department of Geological Sciences.

Course List

PHSC 170. Introduction to physical science (4)
Prerequisite: Qualifying score on the ELM Examination or satisfaction of the ELM exemption requirement. Recommended Corequisite or Preparatory: Math 210. Survey of the nature, modes of production, and limits of scientific knowledge, and the major discoveries of chemistry and physics, including: atomic and kinetic molecular theory, chemical and physical properties of matter, chemical bonding and reactivity, motion, forces, energy, and nuclear phenomena. Four hours of classroom activity per week, plus outside investigative assignments.

Course List

PHSC 170. Introduction to physical science (4)
Prerequisite: Qualifying score on the ELM Examination or satisfaction of the ELM exemption requirement. Recommended Corequisite or Preparatory: Math 210. Survey of the nature, modes of production, and limits of scientific knowledge, and the major discoveries of chemistry and physics, including: atomic and kinetic molecular theory, chemical and physical properties of matter, chemical bonding and reactivity, motion, forces, energy, and nuclear phenomena. Four hours of classroom activity per week, plus outside investigative assignments.