PHYS 150 - Physics of Societal Issues

Semesters Offered

Official Description

Physics topics and applications relevant in the modern world: energy, quantum mechanics, electricity and magnetism, nuclear physics, waves, light, and outer space. Application to satellites, alternative energy, medical imaging, radiation, nuclear weapons, climate change, and electronics. Emphasis on analytical thinking and the applicability to modern societal issues.

Hours

3 hours

Description

This course satisfies the General Education Criteria for a Physical Sciences course.