May 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

PHY 232 - Modern Physics

4 credits (Fall)
An introduction to nonclassical physics, focusing on the physics of the very fast (special relativity), the very small (quantum mechanics), and the very many  statistical mechanics). Emphasis is on the fundamental physics principles and their applications to atomic, nuclear, and solid-state models. Three classes, one  laboratory each week.

Prerequisite: PHY 131  and PHY 132 . Prerequisite or co-requisite: MAT 215 .
Instructor: Burson, Cunningham