PHYS 1407 Concepts in Physics (4)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
This is for non-science majors. It introduces principles of physics and does not require a mathematical background. Emphasis is on modern developments in physics. Topics include acoustics, electricity and magnetism, light and the electromagnetic spectrum, atomic physics, and relativity. This course is for non-science majors and introduces the principles of physics. Emphasis is on modern developments in physics. Topics include mechanical waves and acoustics, electricity and magnetism, light and the electromagnetic spectrum, atomic and nuclear physics, and relativity. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4008015103
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This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 30, 2007. (Original) | (Current)
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.