Skip to contentSkip to main navigationSkip to local navigation

PHYS 270 Physics with Calculus III

Find Courses

Search by Keyword

Browse Courses by Subject Code

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Third semester in a three-semester sequence for students majoring in the Physical Sciences and Engineering. Topics covered are thermodynamics, geometric and physical optics, and modern physics.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: PHYS 250, and completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 253.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1 and B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A and 5C)
C-ID: PHYS 215, PHYS 200S (PHYS 250 & 260 & 270)