Sep 19, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22
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PSC 1011 - Physical World

Designed for nonscience majors. Fundamental ideas of measurement, motion, energy, electricity and magnetism, heat, atomic and nuclear physics. Introduction to relativity and quantum phenomena.

Requisites: WARNING: not PSC 1010
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
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Develop quantitative mathematical skills and critical thinking in terms of mathematical relationships between physical properties.
  • Develop the mathematical skills to calculate the relationships between physical properties of a system and predict the consequences of the laws of physics.
  • Literacy in science and quantitative evaluation of the physical world.
  • Understand the basic concepts of energy in mechanical, thermal and electrical systems.
  • Understand the basic vocabulary of physical science. Measures of time, distance, mass, force.

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