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Course Descriptions

PHYS 174: Quantum Physics

-Completion of PHYS 172
-Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 162
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This is the fourth course in a calculus-based physics sequence for students in engineering, mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Topics include interference and diffraction, photons and matter waves, the Bohr atom, uncertainty principle, and wave mechanics. Laboratory activities stress development of measurement, observational, and analytical skills, and are based on lecture topics. 2 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.

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