PHYS 122: Introduction to Science: Physical (3 credits)
Characteristics of science, historical development of scientific concepts, and interactions with society illustrated by topics from physical sciences, with emphasis in physics and chemistry. Designed for non-science majors. (3 hours lecture)
Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for MATH 25 or higher or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Co-Requisite(s): PHYS 122L.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Recognize the fundamental principles and philosophy upon which the scientific method is based.
- Apply the basic concepts of physics and chemistry.
- Apply the concept of conservation laws in problem solving.
- Apply basic mathematics to problems in physics and chemistry.
- Define the common terms used in the physical sciences.
- Assess the limitations of the scientific method and apply error analysis.
- Recognize the physical science principles as applied to everyday situations.
Degrees and Certificates
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- Spring 2005 - TR, 8:15am to 9:30am, Hale ‘Imiloa 133, Joseph Ciotti - CRN: 62179
- Fall 2003 - MWF, 8:30am to 9:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 133, Joseph Ciotti - CRN: 14172
- Spring 2003 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale ‘Imiloa 133, A Misra - CRN: 35488
- Fall 2002 - MWF, 8:30am to 9:20am, Hale ‘Imiloa 133, E Lever - CRN: 6121