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2021 - 2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 220 - Physics III: Atomic Physics

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

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 215  and MATH 220 

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This is the third course in a three-course, calculus-based physics sequence. Topics include physical optics, relativity, quantum mechanics, atomic structure, solid-state physics, nuclear physics, and developments in modern physics.

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.