Physics for the Informed Citizen
PHYS 256 - Physics for the Informed Citizen3 hours Topics of everyday, national, and worldwide importance will be discussed using concepts from Physics. Results and applications of our understanding of the physical world will be stressed rather than mathematical derivations. Topics will include the Physics of car crashes, energy resources, radioactivity, and nuclear physics with medical applications. Students taking the lab must register for 4 hours. Listed also as NSC 256 .
Prerequisite(s): MATH 130 with a grade of C or higher.This course will satisfy the Natural Science core area requirement.