2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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PHYS& 115 General Physics II (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Natural Sciences with Lab; General Transfer Elective
Formerly PHYS& 122

Prerequisite PHYS& 114  with a grade of at least 2.0.

Course Description
The second quarter of a three-quarter sequence in algebra-based physics dealing with the topics of properties of solids, fluid mechanics, heat, thermodynamics, oscillations, waves, sound and optics. Lab included.

Student Outcomes
1. Qualitatively and quantitatively describe the natural world by applying the principles of physics covered in course content.
2. Correctly relate each physical quantity of the symbol that represents it and the unit specific to the quantity, in order to effectively communicate.
3. Demonstrate appropriate skills/strategies to solve physical problems.
4. Interpret experiments using measurement tools and data analysis to draw meaningful conclusions about physical systems.
5. Demonstrate effectively working with peers in a collaborative setting to solve problems, conduct laboratory experiments, and/or produce reports.

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