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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 251 Modern Physics

A calculus-based physics course in which the student is introduced to quantum mechanics, atomic structure, molecular and statistical physics, the solid state, nuclear and particle physics and modern theories of cosmology. The student also acquires considerable skill in the use of advanced optical apparatus and precision data reduction. (Formerly entitled General Physics IV.)
Pre-requisite(s): PHYS 250 Physics III .
Pre- or co- requisite(s): MATH 220 Calculus IV: Differential Equations .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Science
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Natural Science
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 3