PHY 135 Conceptual Physics 4 hours
Prerequisite: MTH 099
A descriptive and mathematical look at physics for the non-scientist. Conceptual
development and problem-solving skills are emphasized. Includes study of physical laws, thermodynamics, mechanics, forces, acceleration, momentum, electricity, magnetism, waves, vibrations and optics. Laboratory included.
PHY 200 Exploring The Universe 2 hours
Prerequisite: Completion of all developmental and foundational courses
This course presents an introduction to the field of Astronomy, including the current investigations for life on other planets. This 2 credit course consists of 12 lessons. Course topics include modern methods of observational astronomy, an overview of the scientific method, age and origin of the Solar System, descriptions of the planets and discussions
of the possibility of life on other planets.
PHY 252 College Physics I 4 hours
Offered alternate years. Prerequisite: MTH 110; Term: 1; Fee: yes
Introduction to the concepts and derivation of the principles of mechanics, heat and sound. Lab included.
PHY 253 College Physics II 4 hours
Offered alternate years. Prerequisite: MTH 110; Term: 2; Fee: yes
Introduction to the concepts and derivation of the principles of magnetism, electricity, light and atomic structure. Lab included.