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Physics

Associate professor: William Schoenfeld

 

Mission

Foster small group active learning environment in which students explore and discover the laws of physics in a state of the art laboratory. Students develop connections that link fundamental concepts in physics with phenomena covered in their Biology, Chemistry and Earth Science classes. Provide out-of-classroom experiences in space science and teacher training through WOU’s membership in the NASA/Oregon Space Grant Consortium.

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop reasoning and problem solving skills as applied to scientific investigations.
  2. Gain experience in combining graphical and numeric information to produce mathematical models.
  3. Attain proficiency in physics theory and applications suitable for high school physics teaching.

Physics minor (27 credits)

PH 211, 212, 213 General Physics with Calculus (12)

PH 311, 312 Introduction to Modern Physics (8)

Upper-division chemistry, physics or mathematics electives (7)

 

 

 

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Contact

Office of the Registrar ph: 503-838-8327; fax: 503-838-9696 | or e-mail: registrar@wou.edu

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