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PHYS 152A - General Physics Lecture II

(3 units)
Equivalent to lecture portion of PHYS 152 . Intended for high school Advanced Placement physics students or for students in majors not requiring lab credit. Credit not allowed in both PHYS 152A and PHYS 152 . For non-physical science majors. Electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic waves, optics, relativity, introductory quantum physics and nuclear physics.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate problem solving skills in various types of problems in physics using quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and appropriate mathematical techniques.
2. use scientific methods to understand and explain concepts in electricity and magnetism, light and physical optics and modern physics.
3. make connections between physics concepts and principles to a variety of practical applications such as laser printers, optical discs, electric motors, domestic appliances, and nuclear reactors.


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