Math & Science A.S. - Physics Concentration :: Course Details
PHYS 268 - Univ Physics IV (Optics)
Optics, including the nature and propagation of electromagnetic waves, Huygen’s principle, reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction and polarization. Topics from modern physics include special relativity, the wave-particle duality, atomic structure, the Bohr model, energy levels, spectra, elementary quantum mechanics, structure of the nucleus, radioactivity, nuclear reactions and reactors, and elementary particles.
Prerequisite: PHYS 267
Co-requisite: MATH 262
4 credits (3 lecture hours, 3 laboratory hours), spring semester
These credits count toward the Math and/or Science (List B) requirements for graduation.