PHS182 Physics for Non-Sci Majors II

Lead Faculty: Dr. Nataliya V. Serdyukova

Course Description

Non-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.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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.