Group I: Physical Sciences (3 hours)

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Group I Science: Physical Sciences

Science courses provide information about fundamental scientific laws and principles and the relevance they play in a technological society. These courses enhance perceptions of their physical and biological environment, highlight the interdependence and nature of humans in that environment, and lead to an understanding of scientific processes and methods as reliable means of inquiry. Core courses in science must have a laboratory component that illustrates scientific principles in a practical, non-abstract, hands-on manner; that explores the concrete phenomena that comprise the science discipline's data base; that illustrates the way day-to-day science is practiced; and that encourages students to recreate the progression of investigative steps through a scientific method.

All University Core Curriculum courses and Advanced courses must include a 2 hour per week laboratory session.


Course ID
& Credit Hours
Course Title Type Syllabus Availability Description
CHEM 106 - 3 Chemistry and Society Physical Science None Fall, Spring Course Description
CHEM 140A Chemistry Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
CHEM 200 - 4 Introduction to Chemical Principles Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
CHEM 200H - 4 Chemistry of Atoms and Molecules Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Summer Course Description
CHEM 201 - 1 General Chemistry Laboratory I Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
GEOG 104 - 3 Weather, Climate, and Society Physical Science None Fall, Summer Course Description
GEOG 303I - 3 Physical Geography of the Americas Physical Science None Unknown Course Description
GEOG 310I - 3 Digital Earth: Geospatial Techniques Physical Science None Fall Course Description
GEOL 111 - 2 Geology and the Environment Physical Science None Spring Course Description
GEOL 112 - 1 Geology and the Environment Laboratory Learning Physical Science None Spring Course Description
GEOL 113 - 1 Field Geology of Southern Illinois and Vicinity Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Unknown Course Description
GEOL 121 - 2 The History of the Earth Physical Science None Fall Course Description
GEOL 122 - 2 Natural Hazards and Catastrophes Physical Science Syllabus Spring Course Description
GEOL 123 - 1 Natural Hazards and Catastrophes Laboratory Physical Science Syllabus Spring Course Description
GEOL 124 - 1 History of the Earth Laboratory Physical Science None Fall Course Description
GEOL 128 - 2 The Dinosaurian World Physical Science None Fall, Summer Course Description
GEOL 129 - 1 DinoLab Physical Science None Fall, Summer Course Description
GEOL 220/220H - 3 The Dynamic Earth Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall Course Description
GEOL 221/221H - 3 Earth Through Time Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Spring Course Description
GEOL 222 - 3 Environmental Geology Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Unknown Course Description
GEOL 223 - 1 Introductory Geology Laboratory Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall Course Description
GEOL 224 - 1 Earth Through Time Laboratory Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Spring Course Description
PHYS 101 - 3 Physics that Changed the World Physical Science Syllabus Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 103 - 3 Astronomy Physical Science Syllabus Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 203A - 3 College Physics Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 203B - 3 College Physics Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 205A - 3 University Physics Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 205B - 3 University Physics Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 205C - 3 University Physics Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Unknown Course Description
PHYS 253A - 1 College Physics Laboratory Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 253B - 1 College Physics Laboratory Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 255A - 1 University Physics Laboratory Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 255B - 1 University Physics Laboratory Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall, Spring, Summer Course Description
PHYS 255C - 1 University Physics Laboratory Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Unknown Course Description
SCI 210A - 3 Integrated Science I Physical Science
Advanced UCC Course
None Fall Course Description