Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
SLS 261 Nature of Physical Processes
(Also PHY 206)
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. NOTE: This course has a material fee.
Prerequisites: A minimum GPA of 3.0; 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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