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PHYS 270 Physics with Calculus III

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Course Description

The third semester of a three semester sequence of calculus-based physics (may also be taken directly after PHYS 250). Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers fluids, thermodynamics, waves & light and modern physics. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: PHYS 250 and MATH 252 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A)
C-ID: PHYS 200S; PHYS 215