Physics

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Course Descriptions

MCC Campus(s): Blue River, Longview, Maple Woods, Penn Valley
Contacts:
BR-Sharon Bagg, 604.6654
LV-Janet Wyatt, 604.2625
MW-Larry Reichard, 604.3140
PV-John Hawkins, 604.4461

Physics Courses

PHYS 101 - Introductory Physics - 5.00 credits

A survey of physics with emphasis on mechanics, heat, light, sound, electricity, magnetism, and atomic physics. Emphasis on the concepts of physics.

PHYS 104 - Foundations of Physical Science - 5.00 credits

Fundamental principles and concepts of classical and modern physics, astronomy, chemistry and earth science, and their relationships.

PHYS 106 - General Astronomy - 5.00 credits

A survey of astronomy with emphasis on the scientific method, observation, tools of observation, and the models, physical principles, and processes that help describe and predict astronomical phenomena.

PHYS 112 - Technical Physics - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 104. Principles of mechanics, thermodynamics, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, and nuclear physics with emphasis on applications to technology.

PHYS 130 - General Physics I - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 130. Algebraic and trigonometric introduction to the principles of mechanics, heat, and sound with an emphasis on problem solving and applications in technical and health careers.

PHYS 131 - General Physics II - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: PHYS 130. Algebraic and trigonometric introduction to the principles of electricity and magnetism, light and geometrical optics, and atomic physics with an emphasis on problem solving and applications in technical and health careers.

PHYS 220 - Engineering Physics I - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 190. Calculus-based introduction to the principles of mechanics, heat, and sound with an emphasis on problem solving and applications in engineering and science careers.

PHYS 221 - Engineering Physics II - 5.00 credits

Prerequisite: MATH 210 & PHYS 220. Calculus-based introduction to the principles of electricity and magnestism, light and geometrical optics, and modern physics with an emphasis on problem solving and applications in engineering and science careers.

 

Last Modified: 9/19/11