Apr 19, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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PSC 1050 - Color, Light, and Sound

Designed for nonscience majors. Physical nature of light and sound including transmission, absorption, reflection, interference, and resonance. Applications include analysis of musical instruments, acoustics, optical systems, perception of color and sound.

Requisites: WARNING: not PSC 1051
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:
  • Develop quantitative mathematical skills and critical thinking in terms of mathematical relationships between physical properties.
  • Read graphs and charts to extract needed information.
  • Understand how to analyze, evaluate and test a scientific hypothesis.
  • Use basic scientific language and processes and be able to distinguish between scientific and non-scientific explanations of phenomena involving color, light and sound.

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