**PHYSICAL
SCIENCE I
**

PSI:101 (Online Section)

Summer Semester

**
**

**INSTRUCTOR**: Dr. Kwan M. Lee, Assistant Professor

Office: SS 211

Phone: 984-7717 (office)

E-mail: klee@stlcc.edu

**COURSE DESCRIPTION**: An introductory course in the principles
and methods of modern physical science. Designed for students in non-science and
career curricula. [3 lecture hours per week]

**COURSE OBJECTIVES:
**

1.
To help students develop a scientific understanding of their

surroundings.

2.
To learn some of the major theories, laws, and principles of

science and the essential facts that form their foundations.

3.
To learn the nature of science and the difference between

fundamental science and applied science.

4.
To develop the interrelatedness of the various sciences.

**PREREQUISITES**: MTH:007 (with grade of "C" or
better) or one year of high school algebra (with grade of "C" or
better each semester)

**TEXTBOOK**: Physical
Science by Tillery (McGraw-Hill)

**MATERIALS NEEDED**: Scientific Calculator, Pencil, and Eraser

**
EXAMINATIONS**:
As indicated in the schedule, there will be a mid-term exam and a final exam
on the Meramec campus. There will be **NO make-up exam** unless you let
your instructor know in advance.

**HOMEWORK**: Homework problems will be given at the end of each
chapter and should be turned in by the deadline, which will be posted on the
course web site. The homework problems won't be graded, but some
questions on exams will come from the homework problems.

**QUIZZES**: Quizzes
will be given at the end of each chapter and should be taken by the deadline,
which will be posted on the course web site.
The total, maximum score from these quizzes will be 100 points. There
will be **NO make-up quiz**.

**GRADES**: Total points will be distributed as follows:

Mid-Term Exam : 150 points

Final Exam : 150 points

Quizzes : 100 points

**Total Possible**: 400 points

Final grades will be determined from the total points as follows:

A: 360 or above

B: 320-359

C: 280-319

D: 240-279

F: less than 239

**INDIVIDUAL HELP**: Any student who wishes individual help is
urged to send an e-mail message at klee@stlcc.edu.

**STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES**: If any student in this class has
a need for special testing arrangements, note taking, or other accommodations,
please contact the ACCESS office (AD 120, 984-7673) and feel free to discuss
your approved accommodations with me.

**PLAGIARISM**: Plagiarism and cheating are serious offenses and
may be punished by failure on the exam, paper or project; failure in the course.

**LECTURE
AND TEST SCHEDULE
**

**WEEK
CHAPTERS
EXAMS**

1 1

2 2, 3

3 4, 5 Mid-Term Exam

4 6, 7

5 14,15

6 16,18 Final Exam

*** From time to time this syllabus statement may need to be amended.**