2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
    Aug 17, 2022  
2020 - 2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 215 - Physics II: Electric & Optics

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 3

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 210  and MATH 215  

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This is the second course in a three-course, calculus-based physics sequence. Topics include electrostatics, electric and magnetic fields, potential, DC circuits, digital circuits, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, capacitance, inductance, introduction to AC circuits, and geometrical optics.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Students will demonstrate understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis.
  2. Students will demonstrate application of scientific data, concepts, and models in one of the natural sciences.