Course Description

GENERAL PHYSICS, PHYS 002B

Covers topics in mechanics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism. Includes fluid mechanics; temperature and heat; the laws of thermodynamics; kinetic theory of gases; electric fields and potentials; current and DC circuits; capacitance and inductance; magnetism; and Faraday's law. For biological sciences students. Credit is not awarded for PHYS 002B if it has already been awarded for PHYS 02HB; PHYS 040B or PHYS 040HB and PHYS 040C or PHYS 040HC; or PHYS 041B.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Riverside, Physics and Astronomy

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
 
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Pending

UC Davis:
Pending

UC Irvine:
Course Equivalence: UCI - Physics 3B

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Physical Science (non-lab)
Course Equivalence: PHYSICS 5C (NEEDS TO BE TAKEN WITH PHYSICS 2LB FOR LAB COMPONENT)

UC Merced:
Pending

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - Physics or 1 course towards Natural Science; ERC 1 course for natural science; TMC 1 course toward Physics Natural Science GE requirement; Sixth - 1 course towards Analytic Methodologies; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC

UC San Francisco:
Pending

UC Santa Barbara:
Pending

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: MF
Course Equivalence: Equivalent to UCSC PHYS 6C when taken along with UCR PHYS 02C

Prerequisites

MATH 007B or MATH 009B or MATH 09HB (may be taken concurrently); PHYS 002A or PHYS 02HA with a grade of 'C-' or better; concurrent enrollment in PHYS 02LB or a grade of 'C-' or better in PHYS 02LB is required.

Course Creators

Ward Beyermann
Richard Seto
Michael G. Anderson
Robert Clare
Jory Yarmoff
Nathaniel Gabor
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