247/248/249 is designed for students interested in
majoring in physics, astronomy or AMEP. All
students are expected to have a strong math background
with, at a minimum, two semesters of college
calculus. Three semesters are preferable with
coenrollment in Math 319 or 320.
introduce students to the physics underlying waves and
particles in the classical regime and those exhibit
2. To solve problems using both quantitative and
qualitative applications of these physical principles.
3. To further
develop problem solving skills.
assigned text before lectures
2. Attend lectures, discussion sections and labs
3. Identify challenging problems and work through
them; working cooperatively with a group is generally a