Feb 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin
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PHYS 002A - (NS) Elementary Physics

Semester Hours: 3
Fall, Spring
Second semester of algebra-based elementary physics, intended for non-physical science majors, and recommended for pre-medical and pre-dental students whose majors do not require the calculus-based sequence. Topics covered include the fundamental laws and principles of waves, sound, electricity, magnetism, circuits, light and optics. Students should take the laboratory component PHYS 002B  concurrently, unless credit has already been received for the equivalent

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Prerequisite: PHYS 001A  with a grade of C- or better. Students with AP Physics Exam transfer credits should seek advice from the Department of Physics and Astronomy  before registering. No credit given for this course if taken after PHYS 012A . PHYS 002A applies toward the natural science (NS) distribution requirement only upon successful completion of the corresponding laboratory course PHYS 002B .





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