Oct 16, 2018  
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2018-2019 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2018-2019

PHSC 114 - Weather Phenomena


3 credits (2 lecture, 2 lab)
This course is an introduction to meteorology for non-science students. Topics included are atmosphere composition, processes causing weather phenomena, elements of weather forecasting, short and long term conditions causing weather/climate change, optical phenomena of the atmosphere and interpretation of weather maps. Conditions permitting, a field trip is included showing the methods used to collect weather data.  This course meets the General Education competency of Scientific Reasoning (SR).