PHY-233 - Modern Physics 33 credits
A calculus-based, rigorous physics elective for engineering and science transfer majors. It is the optional continuation of a required two-semester sequence [PHY 231Â , PHY 232Â ] for engineering transfer students. Topics include geometric and wave optics, quantum theory and special relativity. Fundamentals of nuclear and particle physics will be discussed. Includes a three-hour laboratory and a one-hour recitation each week. Honors component with permission of instructor.
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