2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Aug 09, 2022  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 020 - Discovering Physics

This course emphasizes hands-on experience and the learning of science using approaches paralleling the ways scientists gain new knowledge. Open to all undergraduates. No background in mathematics and science is assumed. Topics include wave and particle phenomena, with an emphasis on the properties of light. Two laboratories and group discussions per week. Discovering Physics uses teaching approaches that may be of interest to students with a concentration in Education. Graduate students in education who enroll in Discovering Physics must complete a science-education research project. Fulfills the Scientific Perspective.

Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Designation: SP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year