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T PHYS 111 Introduction to Astronomy (5) NSc, RSN
Presents a unified account of contemporary astronomy beginning with Earth and move outward through our solar system and beyond to the stars of the Milky Way and into the realm of galaxies. Introduces methods and techniques commonly employed in astronomy and their application in astronomical research. Prerequisite: either TMATH 098, TMATH 115, TMATH 116, TMATH 120, MATH 098, MATH 120, or MATH 124. Cannot be taken for credit if credit received for TESC 111.
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T PHYS 120 Physics Collaborative Learning Seminar (1, max. 3)
Enhances problem-solving skills for physics by having students work with a facilitator to strengthen their skills in critical thinking via group problem sessions in physics and its applications. Co-requisite: either T PHYS 121, T PHYS 122 or T PHYS 123. Credit/no-credit only.
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T PHYS 121 Physics - Mechanics (6) NSc
Focuses on mechanics concepts in physics: motion, work and energy, Newton's Laws, conservation of energy, system of particles, rotations, oscillations and gravity. Includes analyses using calculus and lab activities. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 in either TMATH 122, TMATH 124, or MATH 124. ; recommended: co-requisite of T PHYS 120.
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T PHYS 122 Physics - Electromagnetism and Oscillatory Motion (6) NSc
Focuses on electromagnetism and oscillatory motion concepts in physics: charge, electric fields, flux and potential, capacitance, resistance, circuits, inductance, Coulumb's, Gauss' , Ohm's and Faraday's Laws, and introduction to Maxwell's equations. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 in T PHYS 121; and a minimum grade of 2.0 in either TMATH 125 or MATH 125.
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T PHYS 123 Physics - Waves (6) NSc
Focuses on waves and optics concepts in physics: thermodynamics, harmonic and standing waves, superposition and interference, Doppler Effect, polarization, diffraction, reflection, refraction and dispersion, Rayleigh scattering, and photoelectric effect and quanta. Includes analyses using calculus and lab activities. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 in T PHYS 122; and a minimum grade of 2.0 in either TMATH 125 or MATH 125.
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T PHYS 215 History and Science of Space Exploration (5) NSc
Examines the past, present, and future challenges of space exploration and the impact the space program has on society. Includes the history, politics, science, and technology associated with space travel and the challenges inherent in the colonization of other plants.
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T PHYS 315 Applied Physics with Environmental Applications (6) NSc
Focuses on physical concepts, with an emphasis on the application of physics and its underlying mathematics, including an exploration of current physical research within environmental contexts. Applied physical concepts include: Newtonian mechanics, work, heat and energy, systems of particles, collisions, and waves. Utilizes experimental skills with weekly lab activities. Prerequisite: T PHYS 121.
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