Survey of Physics (PHYS 1000)
This course is a broad survey of physics concepts designed for students in education and other programs outside of science and engineering; it does not serve as a prerequisite for other physics coursework. You will apply the fundamental concepts and principles of physics. You will understand the nature of physics as a human endeavor and gain a historical perspective of this field. This course includes a required lab which must be taken on campus.
2. Properties of Matter
4. Electricity and Magnetism
1. Understand physics as a human endeavor, including the nature of scientific knowledge and the historical perspective
2. Apply the fundamental concepts and principles of physics concerning properties of and changes in matter; position, motion, and force; light, heat, electricity, and magnetism; and kinds of and ways to transfer energy
3. Design and conduct scientific investigation of physics phenomena
4. Use appropriate scientific tools and equipment, including mathematics, in scientific inquiry, problem-solving, and communication
Background in mathematics is recommended, but not required.