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Physics of the Environment with Lab

Instructor
Cain

A study of the physical laws and processes that underlie environmental phenomena with a special focus on energy.  Technical, economic and social consequences of these laws and processes will be examined to better delineate the complex decisions related to environmental issues. One laboratory period each week.

Satisfies depth and breadth course requirement in Natural Science Track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
Satisfies the 100-level laboratory requirement in the Experimental Physics minor.
Satisfies the Natural Science requirement.


Prerequisites:

Designed for non-science majors. Not open to students with credit in PHY 103.