# Course Descriptions

## PHY 146 - College Physics II

**4 Credits**

A continuation of PHY 145. Topics include electrostatics, electric potential and energy, DC circuits, magnetism and electromagnetic induction, electromagnetic waves and wave properties, optics, and modern physics.

(Prerequisites: PHY 145 with a grade of C or higher; MTH 141 (may be taken concurrently)or MTH 165.

**SUNY General Education:** SUNY-NS - Natural Sciences (SNSC)

**MCC General Education:** MCC-CT - Critical Thinking (MCT), MCC-SCI - Scientific Reasoning (MSCI)

**Course Learning Outcomes**

1. Solve a 2-step electric forces and fields problem using trigonometry.

2. Solve a 1-step electric potential problem using algebra.

3. Solve a 3-step electric current and circuits problem for a new situation using algebra.

4. Solve a 2-step magnetic forces and fields problem using trigonometry.

5. Solve a 1-step electromagnetic induction problem using algebra.

6. Solve a 2-step alternating current problem using algebra.

7. Solve a 2-step electromagnetic waves problem using algebra.

8. Solve a 2-step reflection and refraction of light problem using algebra.

9. Solve a 2-step interference and diffraction problem using algebra.

10. Solve a 2-step modern physics problem using algebra.

11. Demonstrate competency with lab instruments.

12. Differentiate between good and bad data.

13. Write a conclusion for a laboratory experiment.

14. Design a rudimentary experiment.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Intersession 2021

Spring Semester 2021