May 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

PHY 202 - General Physics 2: Electricity, Magnetism and Light

5 credits
What is the nature of light? In this course, we will study how early experimental work by scientists such as Franklin, Ampere, Young and Faraday led to the classical electromagnetic theory of light. Topics include magnetism, electric charge and electric circuits, geometric and wave optics, heat and energy, electric and magnetic fields, Maxwell’s equations, and radiation. 4 cr. lec. + 1 cr. lab.
Prerequisite(s): Concurrent (or previous) enrollment in MAT 222  is required. 
Term Offered: Fall semester