PHYS-119: Physics and the Modern World

Credits 4
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Physics has given humanity the ability to better understand our world as well as transform our relationship with it. This course investigates the influence of physics principles, discoveries, and applications in human endeavors, such as electricity and nuclear radiation. The role that physics plays in energy use, technology and modern society is explored along with the impacts these discoveries and applications have on global and personal scales. FILA general education: natural and physical sciences.

Term Offered
Fall and Spring