2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

PHYC 118 Explorations in Physical Science and Engineering

Introduction to knowledge and skills essential for the successful completion of undergraduate programs in astronomy, physics, physics teaching, and pre-engineering preparation. Interactive lectures and laboratory investigations will provide experiences in designing, conducting, analyzing, and reporting scientific investigations; the engineering design process; the development and interpretation of scientific models; the mathematical skills necessary for success in physical science and engineering; the exploration of issues related to the nature of science; and opportunities for research within the department and future careers.