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PHYS214 — Fall 2021

PHYS214: The Nature of Physics

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Fall,Spring and Online Summer, Class 3, cr. 3


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Development of basic concepts and theories in physics; a terminal survey course designed for non-science majors. This class requires the use of CHIP (Computerized Homework in Physics).




Textbook(s) for Fall 2021

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
i>Clicker Bedford/Freeman/Worth Required
The Physics of Everyday Phenomena W. Thomas Griffith 8th 978-0073513904 McGraw-Hill Required Older editions acceptable

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