PHYS 1314 Astronomy 3-2-4
This course is a non-mathematical treatment of introductory Astronomy. Topics of interest include a study of constellations, theories of planetary motion, theories of evolution of the universe, and such extragalactic objects as nebulae, star clusters, variable stars, binary stars and quasi-stellar objects. Laboratory included. Prerequisite: The student must have an ACT Science Sub Score of at least 19 or earned a “C” or better in SCI 0113 Transitional Science.
PHYS 2110 General Physics I Lab
Required with PHYS 2114
PHYS 2114 General Physics I 3-3-4
This algebra-based course includes mechanics in one and two dimensions, thermodynamics and/or waves. Prerequisites: MATH 1513; Co-requisite MATH 1613 OSRHE Matrix: PH 120
PHYS 2202 Laboratory Techniques in Physics 0-6-2
Laboratory Techniques in Physics provides an opportunity for the exceptional student to get acquainted with the laboratory equipment and its use. The student will be expected to become proficient in assembling said equipment and in preparing necessary experiments for the laboratory. The student will act as a laboratory assistant for at least one Physics class. Prerequisite: A grade of “B” or better in the course in which the student is to assist.
PHYS 2211 Calculus Based Physics I 1-0-1
This course is a Calculus-based general Physics—a problems class. It will emphasize the application of Calculus to the solution of Physics problems in each of the problem areas of General Physics I. Special reference is made to engineering principles. Prerequisite: MATH 1513. Co-requisite: PHYS 2114, MATH 2215
PHYS 2231 Calculus Based Physics II 1-0-1
This course is a Calculus-based general Physics—a problems class. It will emphasize the application of Calculus to the solution of Physics problems in each of the problem areas of General Physics II. Special reference is made to engineering principles. Prerequisite: PHYS 2214. Co-requisite: PHYS 2224, MATH 2424
PHYS 2220 General Physics II Lab
Required with PHYS 2224
PHYS 2224 General Physics II 3-3-4
This course includes the study of electricity, magnetism, and optics. A lab component is included. Prerequisite: MATH 1513; Co-requisite MATH 1613 and PHYS 2114 OSRHE Matrix: PH 130 Offered at GCTC