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Computational Physics


Introduction to computer programming using an object-oriented programming language such as Java. Assignments will be based on simulations emphasizing problem solving in science, program writing, and numerical methods in science. A final project of the student's choice is presented in an end-of-term poster session.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Mathematical and Quantitative Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: counted toward the fulfillment of the Natural Science and Mathematics distribution requirement.


Physics 120 or 130 at Davidson or permission of the instructor. (Spring)