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PHYSICS

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About Physics

Receive a broad but rigorous education in basic scientific principles that govern the behavior of matter and energy in nature. We provide hands-on experience in electronics, optics, nuclear physics, astronomy and solar energy. You'll also take courses in chemistry, mathematics, computer science and the liberal arts. As a senior, you'll pursue a research project in your interests.

Our planetarium provides a rich enhancement to this program. Graduates pursue graduate study or enter highly competitive positions in industry and education.

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CLASSES OF NOTE

Statics

The study of equivalent force systems using vector algebra. Emphasis on analysis of structures, stresses, and bending moments. Method of virtual work.

Electricity and Magnetism

Study of electrostatics and electromagnetism. Solutions of Maxwell’s equations in vacuum and material media.

Planetarium Methodology

The presentation of planetarium shows is introduced, including methods of developing offerings for all school grade levels, the public, and special groups.
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