Sciences and Mathematics

College Physics

Physics 101-102

An introduction to mechanics, waves and thermodynamics is taught in 101. Electricity, magnetism, light, optics and modern physics are taught in 102. Modern physics consists of relativity and quantum, atomic, nuclear and particle physics. The class has three hours of lecture, two hours of laboratory investigation and one hour of recitation per week. Recommended for the general student, those who have not taken high school physics and science students who do not take calculus.