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PHYS 004D: Advanced Topics in Modern Physics

Course Description

This course explores advanced topics in Modern Physics, emphasizing the fundamental principles of relativity and quantum mechanics. Topics to be covered include Special and General Relativity, the Bohr Atom, Quantum Mechanics, Schrodinger's Equation, the Hydrogen Atom, Nuclear Physics, Particle Physics, Solid-State Physics, and other selected topics in Modern Physics.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: PHYS 004B or PHYS 004C
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: MATH 004B

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: B. Natural Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area B - Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning: B1- Physical Sciences
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 5 - Physical and Biological Sciences: 5A- Physical Sciences
Last Updated 10/14/22