2022-2023 Catalog

PHYS 152 Accelerated Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics

An accelerated calculus-based introduction to the study of physics for science and engineering majors; a foundation on which an understanding of physics, physical chemistry, or engineering can be built. Topics include electrostatics, electric currents, magnetostatics, induction, electromagnetic waves, ray optics, interference and diffraction. A course satisfying degree requirements in all B.S. or A.B. degree programs. Not open to students with credit for PHYS 133. [NS]


PHYS 131 or PHYS 151, and MATH 162 or permission of instructor


Fall semester