2020-2021 Catalog

PHYS 1050 CONCEPTS OF PHYSICS

A one-semester course in which a small number of fundamental physical principles are used to explore a wide range of phenomena. The basic conservation laws and their applications will be stressed. Topics will range from Newtonian mechanics to the modern wave/particle duality of quantum mechanics. The course is designed to satisfy the University of Wyoming physical science requirement. Students receiving credit for PHYS 1050 cannot receive credit for PHYS 1310.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

MATH 0920, or TECH 1000, or placement into MATH 0930 or higher

Corequisite

PHYS 1051