PHS182 Physics for Non-Sci Majors II
Lead Faculty: Dr. Nataliya V. Serdyukova
Course DescriptionNon-calculus based general physics course for non-science majors Study of electric current and resistance, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, optics, relativity, quantum physics, quantum mechanics and atomic physics, and nuclear physics.
- Identify and define physical quantities
- Apply laws of electricity and magnetism to explain electromagnetic phenomena and their importance in human life
- Apply the principles and laws of geometric and wave optics to explain physical phenomena and solve problems
- Define basic principles of relativity and their impact on major laws of physics
- Describe the major principles of quantum physics, nuclear physics, radioactivity and physics of elementary particles