Mar 28, 2023  
2019-20 Academic Catalog 
2019-20 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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PHY-233 - Modern Physics 3

3 credits
A calculus-based, rigorous physics elective for engineering and science transfer majors. It is the optional continuation of a required two-semester sequence [PHY 231  , PHY 232  ] for engineering transfer students. Topics include geometric and wave optics, quantum theory and special relativity. Fundamentals of nuclear and particle physics will be discussed. Includes a three-hour laboratory and a one-hour recitation each week. Honors component with permission of instructor.

Prerequisite(s): PHY-231  with a grade of C-or better and placement at ENG-101 .

Corequisite(s): PHY 233L  , MAT 233 , and PHY-232  (can be taken simultaneously with permission of instructor)

Mass Transfer Block: Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.

Course previously known as: PHYS-332

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