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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CH 110 - Survey of Science

Credit Hours: 3

An introductory science course surveying basic topics in chemistry, physics, biology, earth science and astronomy. This course will serve as a science elective for non-science majors; science majors may take it as a general elective.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • understand the scientific method, its uses and limitations;
  • comprehend some topics in chemistry such as: temperature, states of matter, reactions, concept of acid and bases, neutralization, solubility, etc.;
  • be familiar with some topics in physics such as: gravity, Coulomb’s law, current, voltage, electromagnetic spectrum, colorimetry, etc.;
  • understand some topics in the field of biology such as: molecules of life, antacids, metabolism, digestion, etc.;
  • be conversant with topics in astronomy: solar system, new planets, etc.;
  • be familiar with topics in earth science such as: earthquakes, greenhouse effect, global warming, ozone layer, etc.; and
  • be familiar with some engineering topics such as: heat transfer, gasoline, alternative fuels, vehicles and energy sources, etc.

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