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PHYS108 - Physics in Life


Credits: 4
Lecture: 3
Lab/Studio: 2
General Education Course (SC)
Prerequisite(s): MATH 021 or MATH 025, or satisfactory completion of the College’s foundational studies requirement in algebra and  READ 092 or READ 095, or satisfactory completion of the College’s foundational studies requirement in reading, and ENGL 095 or satisfactory completion of the College’s foundational studies requirement in writing
Description: This is a general education lab science course for non-science majors. There are no college-level pre-requisites. The goal of this course is a general understanding of the physical principles in everyday life with emphasis of how physicists approach the problem of describing nature in terms of experimental tests of physical theories. The course surveys motion and Newton’s laws, the atomic structure of matter, heat and thermodynamics, sound and light waves, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics.

 

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