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PHYS234: Physics For Life Sciences II (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)

Fall, Spring, Summer; 4 Credits


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Physics For Life Sciences II builds upon Physics For Life Sciences I and prerequisite knowledge in college level biology, chemistry, and mathematics to present introductory physics that will be useful for applying physical principles, insights, and problem solving approaches for students with life science majors. Content will feature the first and second laws of thermodynamics, entropy, the electric field, electric current, oscillations and waves, and optics.



Textbook(s) for Spring 2023

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
College Physics: A Strategic Approach Knight, Jones, Field 4th 9780134724744 Pearson Required Modified Mastering Physics with Pearson eText- Standalone Access Card. This is one of two options listed
iClicker Required Purchase at bookstore

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