Jun 19, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

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PHYS 2002 - Introduction to Physics

Continuation of 2001. Second course in physics; open to students from all areas. Students should have a background in algebra, trigonometry and geometry, but no calculus required. Recommended for students in liberal arts, architecture, industrial technology, geological sciences, and premedicine. Includes electricity, magnetism, waves, sound, light, relativity, quantum, atomic, and nuclear physics.

Requisites: (PHYS 2001 or 2051 or 2051H) and WARNING: not PHYS 2052 or 2301
Credit Hours: 4
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Natural World
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMNS Natural Sciences, TAG course: OSC015 General Physics II (algebra based sequence), TAG course: OSC021 General Physics Sequence (combo of OSC014/015)
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:  

  • Students should be able to apply algebra, trigonometry and geometry to mathematically represent and solve problems.
  • Students should develop a broad knowledge of physical principles which describe the world around us.
  • Students should improve their problems solving capabilities.

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