Apr 19, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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PSC 1010 - Physical World

Designed for nonscience majors. Fundamental ideas of measurement, motion, energy, electricity and magnetism, heat, atomic and nuclear physics. Introduction to relativity and quantum phenomena.

Requisites: WARNING: not PSC 1011
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand the basic vocabulary of physical science. Measures of time, distance, mass, force.
  • Develop the mathematical skills to calculate the relationships between physical properties of a system and predict the consequences of the laws of physics.
  • Literacy in science and quantitative evaluation of the physical world.
  • Understand the basic concepts of energy in mechanical, thermal and electrical systems.

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