This course is the second half of a standard 1st year calculus-based physics course (PHYS 1100 is the first half). Topics include electricity and magnetism, geometric optics, physical optics and quantum physics (including radioactivity). Students will perform laboratory experiments connected to these topics and toto familiarize themselves with operating lab instruments such as linear power supplies, digital multi-meters, function generators and oscilloscopes. Students will also learn proper breadboarding and printed wiring board assembly techniques.
Course code: PHYS 1200
Length: 120.0 hours
PrerequisitesPHYS 1100; MATH 1200 taken prior or concurrently.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.