2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

PHY 112 - General Physics II

PHY 1112.
Description: Electricity, magnetism, light, physical optics, geometric optics, and atomic structure. Designed for pre-med, pre-vet, and pharmacy students.

Prerequisites: PHY 111 . Reading Proficiency.

General Education Competency: Scientific Literacy

Credits: 4
Lecture: 3
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Electricity and magnetism
  2. Light and optics
  3. Atomic transformations
  4. Nuclear transformations

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply electric and magnetic forces and fields to basic statics and dynamics problems. (1)
  2. State the relationships between electric potential and electric fields, and apply the relationships to basic electrostatic situations. (1) 
  3. Build and analyze basic circuits, and solve basic circuit problems. (1)
  4. Build and analyze simple optical systems, and solve basic optical problems. (2)
  5. Calculate the energies and wavelengths of spectral lines in atomic spectra. (2,3)
  6. Measure nuclear radiation levels. (4)
  7. Use scientific reasoning to evaluate physical and natural phenomena. (1-4) 
  8. Identify the unifying themes of the scientific field of study. (1-4)
  9. Interpret the numerical and/or graphical presentation of scientific data. (1-4)
  10. Use the tools and equipment necessary for basic scientific analysis and research. (1-4)
  11. Record the results of investigation through writing. (1-4)