Jul 12, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHY 2230 Introduction to Modern Physics

3 Hours

Prerequisites: MTH 1220  and either PHY 1120 , PHY 1620 , or PHY 1140 , or permission of the instructor.

This course introduces students to developments in physics since the 20th century. Topics include relativity, elementary quantum theory, statistical physics, basic atomic and nuclear physics, elementary particle physics, and cosmology. Quantitative and qualitative aspects of the subject will be developed using both analytical and computational techniques. 

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