Course Description

GENERAL PHYSICS, PHYS 002C

Covers topics in waves and modern physics. Includes harmonic oscillations; mechanical and electromagnetic waves; geometrical optics; reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction, and polarization; and quantum, atomic, and nuclear physics. For biological sciences students. Credit is not awarded for PHYS 002C; if it has already been awarded for PHYS 02HC; or PHYS 041C.

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:
Pending

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

UC Merced:
Pending

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - Physics or one course towards Natural Science; ERC 1 course for Natural Sciences ; Sixth - 1 course towards Analytic Methodologies; TMC - Physics GE requirement or 1 course toward lower-division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC
Course Equivalence: UCSD PHYS 1C

UC San Francisco:
Pending

UC Santa Barbara:
Pending

UC Santa Cruz:
Course Equivalence: Equivalent to UCSC PHYS 6B when taken along with UCR PHYS 02B

Prerequisites

PHYS 002B or PHYS 02HB with a grade of 'C-' or better; concurrent enrollment in PHYS 02LC or a grade of 'C-' or better in PHYS 02LC.

Course Creators

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