ESC 1000C - Earth and Space Science
(3 Credit Hours)
Four hours lecture/laboratory per week.
The course meets Area V of the A.A./A.S. general education requirements. An overview of the earth sciences for non-science majors, including topics from geology, oceanography, meteorology, paleontology and astronomy. No prior coursework in science is required. The course enables students to achieve a level of scientific literacy that will prepare them to become better-informed citizens of a democracy and knowledgeable consumers. The emphasis is on basic scientific principles and environmental concerns. The laboratory exercises will acquaint the student with basic tools of science and reinforce lecture concepts. Offered as ISC 1141C prior to Fall 2015. Additional special fees are required.
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