Physics

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHS 312
Title Modern Physics
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites PHS311 and MAT221

Description

Introduction to the major developments in physics during the 20th Century. Topics include blackbody radiation and Planck's constant; the photoelectric effect, development of quantum theory, the structure of matter; particle physics and cosmology. Three lecture hours, one discussion period, and one three-hour laboratory per week.