2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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PHYS& 110 - Physics for Non-Science Majors w/Lab

5.00 Credits
One quarter course in physics designed for non-science majors. Students learn how physics explains their world. Class activities include learning about experimentation, measurement, and simple mathematical modeling.
Prerequisite Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL& 101 and MATH 93 or 97; or completion of BSTEC 110 and CONST 145.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of general scientific principles, with an emphasis on the fundamental principles that govern the physical universe, including the principles underlying physical theories and processes of scientific discovery, and the nature of scientific evidence upon which contemporary physics theories are based.
  2. Apply physical principles and concepts in physics to problems that affect their lives, in particular, and our society, in general.
  3. Analyze physical systems, solve problems, and answer questions using mathematics appropriate to physics and performing calculations appropriate to the task.
  4. Clearly communicate fundamental knowledge particular to physics with their peers using appropriate vocabulary.

Course Typically Offered
Full Year

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