Physics Course Descriptions

PHYS 100 (5 cr hrs)

Introductory Physics

This is a condensed comprehensive survey of Newtonian and Modern Physics. Topical focus includes energy, mechanics, heat, electricity, sound, light, atomic structure, and relativity. This class includes required lectures, recitation, and laboratory components.

General Studies Outcome:           Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema - Nat Science

 

PHYS 201 (5 cr hrs)

General Physics I

The topics of mechanics, sound, and heat are included in this mathematically-based physics course. This class includes required lectures, recitation, and laboratory components.

Prerequisite Required:                  MATH 114 or equivalent

General Studies Outcome:           Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema - Nat Science

 

PHYS 202 (5 cr hrs)

General Physics II

The topics of light, electricity, and magnetism are included in this mathematically-based physics class. This class includes required lectures, recitation, and laboratory components.

Prerequisite Required:                  PHYS 201

General Studies Outcome:              Methods of Inq & Explanatory Schema - Nat Science