May 10, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 113 - Introductory Physics III with Laboratory

An integrated experimental and analytical investigation of topics in electricity, magnetism, and optics. This integrated lecture/laboratory course includes the analysis of physical systems using algebra and trigonometry along with inquiry-based activities and experimental investigation.

Prerequisite: PHYS 111.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Correctly describe and explain key physics topics in electricity, magnetism, and optics as well as key components of those main concepts.   
  • Demonstrate an ability to solve problems in kinematics and dynamics using the appropriate physical principles and techniques.
  • Demonstrate enhanced quantitative reasoning skills and mathematical analysis skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to properly analyze and interpret data and experimental uncertainty in order to make meaningful comparisons between experimental measurements or observation and theory.

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