Jul 17, 2019  
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020 
    
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020
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PHY - 106 Survey of Physics


(4 s.h.)

Corequisite: MAT - 092 Intermediate Algebra  or equivalent.
This is an introductory, one-semester course treating a selection of important topics in physics. The current offering emphasizes light, electricity, magnetism, the wave-particle duality of quantum mechanics, and the Special Theory of Relativity. In connection with these themes, topics such as force and the motion of particles; the concept of energy; the nature and properties of waves; and the history of physics, are also considered. This course addresses the general education skills of scientific literacy and critical thinking. A previous physics course is not required.

Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 30
Clinical Hours: 0
Work Experience Hours: 0

Equivalent to 70-122, PHYS-110.



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