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2022-2023 Catalog [Archived] 
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PHYS 1D - Optics and Modern Physics

4 units
3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: PHYS 1C   with a minimum grade of C and MATH 220   with a minimum grade of C
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This is the fourth course in four-semester calculus-based physics sequence intended for students entering majors in engineering and the physical sciences. The topics covered include geometric and physical optics, special relativity, quantum mechanics, nuclear physics, and selected topics in modern physics.

Note: The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing PHYS 1A , PHYS 1B , PHYS 1C , 1D and PHYS 2A , PHYS 2B  and/or PHYS 3A , PHYS 3B  is one series.

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