The third course of a three course 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
thermodynamics, optics and modern physics. The laboratory portion covers measurement
and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture.
Letter Grade Only
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Lab hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: PHYS 250 and completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, MATH 253 or equivalent.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
(CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A)
C-ID: PHYS 200S; PHYS 215