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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
College Physics II

2. Course Prefix & Number:
PHYS 1402

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 2

4. Course Description:

This course is an algebra-based introductory physics. It is a continuation of PHYS 1401. The course topics include: Fluids, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, AC and DC circuit, electromagnetic waves and light, optics, modern physics including atomic and nuclear physics. In addition to the emphases placed in the first semester physics course, an oral presentation of the student project is required. Knowledge of trigonometry is needed for a successful completion of this course.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

PHYS 1402 - College Physics II

All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
MATH 1470College Algebracr.
PHYS 1401College Physics Icr.

7. Other Prerequisites
Grade of “C” or higher in MATH 1470 or equivalent placement test score.

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Operating a graphing calculator.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

PHYS 1402 - College Physics II

There are no corequisites for this course.