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PHYS 270 Physics with Calculus III

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Course Description

This course is the third in a three-semester series designed to provide a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics to students majoring in engineering or the physical sciences. Topics include thermodynamics, geometrical and physical optics, and modern physics.

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 completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 253
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B1, B3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC* (IGETC Area 5A, 5C)
C-ID: PHYS 215; PHYS 200S (requires PHYS 250, 260 & 270)