2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 308

D-308 2014-2015
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D–CourseDescriptions
PHYSICS
General Physics II
PHYS 152
4.00
Prerequisite: PHYS 151and completion of or concurrent enrollment inMATH127or equivalent or qualifyingACCUPLACER,
ACT/SAT test results. ***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-Requisites***
For non-sciencemajors. Electricity,magnetism, electromagneticwaves, optics, relativity, introductory quantum physics and nuclear
physics. PHYS 152 satisfies theUNR science core curriculum.
Physics for ScientistsandEngineers I
PHYS 180
3.00
Prerequisite:MATH 181; Co-requisite: PHYS 180L. ***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral Education
Pre-Requisites***
Covers vectors, rectilinearmotion, particle dynamics,work and energy,momentum, rotationalmechanics, oscillations, gravitation, fluids,
wave properties and sound. SatisfiesUNR science core curriculum requirements.
Physics for Scientists/EngineersLab I
PHYS 180L
1.00
Prerequisite:MATH 181; Co-requisite: PHYS 180. ***This coursehas strongly recommendedGeneral Education
Pre-Requisites***
Laboratory experiments to accompanyPHYS 180.
Physics for ScientistsandEngineers II
PHYS 181
3.00
Prerequisite: PHYS 180orMATH 182; Co-requisite: PHYS 181L. ***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral
Education pre-requisites***
Covers thermodynamics, kinetic gas theory, electric fields and potentials, capacitors, dielectrics,DC andAC currents, resistance,magnetic
fields, induction and electromagneticwaves. SatisfiesUNR science core curriculum requirements.
Physics for Scientists/EngineersLab II
PHYS 181L
1.00
Prerequisite: PHYS 180; Co-requisite: PHYS 181. ***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral Education
pre-requisites***
Laboratory experiments to accompanyPHYS 181.
Physics for ScientistsandEngineers III
PHYS 182
3.00
Prerequisite: PHYS 181and 181L.
Covers Physical andGeometricOptics, Relativity, QuantumPhysics, Atomic andMolecular theory, Nuclear Physics andRadioactivity,
and theStandardModel andElementaryParticles.
Physics for ScientistsandEngineersLab III
PHYS 182L
1.00
Corequisite: PHYS 182.
Laboratory experiments to accompanyPHYS 182.
Special Topics inPhysics
PHYS 198
1.00 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be a variable credit of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
POLITICALSCIENCE
NevadaConstitution
PSC 100
1.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Introduction to the political history ofNevada through an examination of theNevadaConstitution. Satisfies theNevadaConstitution
requirement. Not open to studentswho have obtained credit for PSC 103, PSC 108orHIST102, HIST111, HIST217.
Introduction toAmericanPolitics
PSC 101
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Asurvey ofAmerican national, state and local governments. IncludesNevada's constitution, government, and contemporary issues. Fulfills
US andNevadaConstitution requirements.
Surveyof State andLocal Government
PSC 208
3.00
***This course has strongly recommendedGeneral EducationPre-requisites***
Organization, working principles and functional processes of State and local governments in theUnitedStates, includingNevada.
(Satisfies theNevadaConstitution requirement.)
AmericanPublicPolicy
PSC 210
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Analysis of the interplay of forces involved in policy-making at all levels ofAmerican government. Study of the impact of policy on
individuals and institutions.

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