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Physics

PS 102 Concepts of Physics (4)

Prerequisite: MAT100 or assessment

This course provides a qualitative introduction to the science of physics. The course will cover principles from classic, relativity, and quantum theories, including motion, forces, energy, thermodynamics, waves, electromagnetism, atomic physics, and special and general relativity. The course is intended as a broad-based introduction to physics for students who are not majoring in science.

PS 203 General Physics I (5)

Prerequisite: MAT104

This course provides a study of units, physical quantities and vectors, motion, forces and equilibrium, oscillations and waves, gravitation, work, energy, and thermodynamics.  This is the introductory course for those who require algebra-based physics.

PS 204 General Physics II (5)

Prerequisite: PS 203

This course includes the study of electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, electromagnetic waves, optics, and atomic and nuclear physics. This is a second semester course for students who require algebra-based physics.

PS 215 College Physics I (5)

Prerequisite: MAT110 (prior or concurrent)

This course covers the analysis of units, physical quantities and vectors, motion, forces and equilibrium, oscillations and waves, gravitation, work, energy, and thermodynamics. This is an introductory course for students who require calculus-based physics.

PS 216 College Physics II (5)

Prerequisite: PS 215

This course includes the study of electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, electromagnetic waves, optics, and atomic and nuclear physics. This is a second semester course for students who require calculus-based physics.

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