2020-2021 Course Catalog

PHYS 152 Electricity and Magnetism

is the second semester of the laboratory courses designed for students who plan to major in the field of engineering, physics, or mathematics. It is a calculus-based study of the physical world, introducing students to such topics as electric charges, electric potential, capacitance and dielectrics, current and resistance, direct current circuits, magnetic fields, magnetic forces, inductance, magnetic properties of matter, electromotive forces, alternating currents, and electromagnetic waves. This course is applicable toward all certificates and degrees; group requirements include natural science (AAS only); areas of concentration include general science, physics (credit hours 4.0, lecture hours 3.0, lab hours 2.0).




PHYS 151 or equivalent competencies and MATH 122 or concurrent enrollment

Division and Department

Math, Science & Business / Science