Introduces students to the fundamental concepts of the physical sciences. The course will emphasize practical applications, especially those which integrate all of the natural sciences. Credit may not be received for both CHEM 101 and PHYS 101. Prerequisite: This course assumes an understanding of clooege algebra. MATH 130 is recommended. This course is for elementary education majors. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory per week. Meets General Education IVA or IVB (Prior to Fall 2008: IIIA or IIIB).
PHYS 313 INTRO TO MOD PHYSICS (Fall 2019)
Survey of physics concepts developed since 1880. Topics include blackbody radiation, photoelectric effect, special relativity, quantization, uncertainty principle and introductory atomic, nuclear and solid state physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 309. Pre- or Corequisite: MATH 311. Four hours lecture/activity per week.