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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics Minor

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Associate professor: William Schoenfeld


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. Apply reasoning and problem solving skills to scientific investigations.
  2. Combine graphical and numeric information to produce mathematical models.
  3. Proficiently instruct high school level students in physics theory and applications.

Upper Division Elective Credits: 7

Choose from Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics

Total Credits: 27

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