2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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PHYS& 116 - General Physics III with Lab

5.0 Credits
Topics covered will include basic concepts in electromagnetism, electronics, and modern physics. Modern physics includes relativity, atomic and nuclear physics, quantum mechanics, and sold state physics. Four hours of lecture and two hours of lab weekly (was PHYS& 126 and PHYS& 136). Prerequisite
PHYS& 115 with a minimum grade of 2.0 and placement in ENGL& 101. Corequisite

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding, at the nonmajors’ level, of the basic principles of electromagnetism, electronics, and modern physics.
  2. Develop a clear understanding of the scientific method and its application to these principles.
  3. Apply quantitative measures to situations involving these principles and develop a strong facility for working problems based on these principles.
  4. Analyze physical systems to decide what information and principles are relevant to understanding the behavior of the systems.
  5. Clearly communicate fundamental knowledge particular to physics with their peers using appropriate vocabulary.

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