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Course Descriptions

PHYS 162: College Physics II

-Completion of PHYS 161 with a grade of C or better
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
-Placement at college level reading

The second semester of a year-long general physics course, based on mathematics through algebra and trigonometry, but not including calculus. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics, and modern physics. Laboratory activities stress development of measurement, observational, and analytical skills, and are based on lecture topics. 5 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

Physics Questions

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