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    Accreditation

    The University of West Georgia is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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    • PHYS-2212 - Principles of Physics II

      An introductory course that will include material from electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics. Elementary calculus will be used.

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    Computational Track

    • PHYS-3013 - Basic Electronics

      Electronic principles, basic circuits and components, theory and applications of powers supplies, amplifiers and oscillators. (At level of Simpson.)

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    • PHYS-3023 - Digital Electronics

      Electronic applications of digital logic circuitry, flip-flops and registers, sequential logic circuitry and design. (At the level of Simpson.)

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    • PHYS-4513 - Mathematical Physics

      Advanced mathematical methods required for the most comprehensive exposition of both classical and modern physics. (At the level of Boas.)

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    • PHYS-4523 - Computational Physics

      Introductory numerical methods in physics, including the application of computer techniques to a variety of physical problems at the level of Cook.

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    General Track

    Students are required to take the following two courses as well as any other additional advanced physics course.

    • PHYS-3313 - Electricity and Magnetism

      Electrostatic fields and potentials, conductors, dielectrics, magnetic fields, magnetic materials, electromagnetic induction, and Maxwell's equations. (At the level of Griffiths.)

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    Physical Track

    • PHYS-3113 - Mechanics

      Principles of Newtonian mechanics, mathematical techniques, conservation laws, introduction to orbit theory, rigid body dynamics, and accelerated coordinate systems. (At the level of Davis.)

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    • PHYS-3313 - Electricity and Magnetism

      Electrostatic fields and potentials, conductors, dielectrics, magnetic fields, magnetic materials, electromagnetic induction, and Maxwell's equations. (At the level of Griffiths.)

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    • PHYS-3503 - Modern Physics

      A study of the failure of classical mechanics to describe experiments like Black Body Radiation, the Photoelectic Effect, the Michelson-Morley experiment and others which led physics into the worlds of special relativity and wave mechanics. Topics in wave mechanics include the Bohr Theory and its extension into the Schrodinger Equation with applications.

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