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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHS 311
Title General Physics III
Credits 4.0
Distribution Q
Prerequisites PHS212A or PHS212 or PHS214


This course examines topics in electromagnetism and wave motion, including properties of waves; geometric optics; interference and diffraction of light; the electromagnetic spectrum and wave-particle duality. Selected topics in modern physics will be introduced as time permits. Three lecture hours, one discussion period, and one three-hour laboratory period per week.