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PHYS 272: General Physics II (3 credits)

Course Description

This is the second in a rigorous, calculus-based physics course for the professional or engineering major. The study of the concepts of physics including the fundamental principles and theories of electricity, magnetism, light, and optical theory. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for MATH 242 or higher or equivalent and a grade of "C" or better in PHYS 170 or consent of instructor.

Co-Requisite(s): PHYS 272L.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a solid conceptual understanding of electricity, magnetism, light, and optical theory.
  • Solve applicable problems using calculus and vector analysis.
  • Apply the laws of physics to computational problems in electricity, magnetism, and wave phenomena.

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