Course Description


Designed for engineering and physical sciences students. Covers topics in electricity and magnetism including electric fields and potential; Gauss' law; capacitance; magnetic fields; Ampere's law; Faraday's law and induction; electromagnetic oscillations; dc and ac current; and circuits. Laboratories provide exercises illustrating the experimental foundations of physical principles and selected applications. Credit is awarded for only one of PHYS 040C, PHYS 040HC, PHYS 002B, PHYS 02HB, or PHYS 041B.

Key Information

Credit: 5 quarter units / 3.33 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:

UC Davis:

UC Irvine:

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: GE-Physical Science non-lab.

UC Merced:

UC Riverside:

UC San Diego:
Course Equivalence: PHYS 2B and 2CL
General Education: Revelle Physics or one course towards Natural Science; TMC - Physics GE requirement or 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Sixth - 1 course towards Analytic Methodologies; ERC - 1 natural science; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC, Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Natural Sciences and Engineering

UC San Francisco:

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Possible Area C after petition

UC Santa Cruz:
Course Equivalence: UCSC PHYS 6 C


MATH 009C or MATH 09HC; PHYS 040B or PHYS 040HB with a grade of 'C-' or better.

Course Creators

Boerge Hemmerling
Brian Siana
Laura Sales
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