Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014
PHY 206 Nature of Physical Processes
(Also SLS 261)
3 class hours, 2 laboratory hours; 4 credits
A culturally oriented course and associated laboratory for liberal arts students who seek to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the style and status of modern physical inquiry. Topics will be drawn from Newtonian mechanics, quantum theory, relativity, and nuclear physics.
Prerequisites: A minimum GPA of 2.75; MTH 025 or MTH 030 or an appropriate score on the Mathematics Department Placement Examination; and at least one Scientific Analysis course other than ELT, MET, or SCI courses.
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