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(F) Reading courses for Religious Studies majors and minors, taken in the junior year.

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(S) Reading courses for Religious Studies majors and minors, taken in the junior year.

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1

(S) An introduction to the aims, methods and history of philosophy with special attention to questions related to the nature of moral value, skepticism and relativism, the individual and society, concepts of justice, and contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed upon helping students to develop skills in moral reasoning and critical thinking. Prerequisite: One course in philosophy and one course in religion or permission of the instructor. This course may substitute for PLSC 360, Political Philosophy. (Even Years Only).

Prohibited: PLSC360
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3

(F, S )A 2-semester sequence, these courses are intended for life science and non-science students. They must be taken sequentially. PYHS 111 topics include mechanics of motion; the properties of solids, liquids, and gases; and thermal phenomena. Does not count toward a minor. Co-requisite: MATH 131 or permission of the instructor.

Prerequisites: MATH131 Corequisites: PHYS113
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3

(F,S) A 2-semester sequence, these courses are intended for life students and non-science students. They must be taken sequentially. PHYS 112 topics include wave motion and vibrations; electricity and magnetism; optics; and selected topics in modern physics. Does not count toward a minor Co-requisite: MATH 131 or permission of instructor.

Prerequisites: MATH131 and PHYS111 Corequisites: PHYS114
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3

(F, S) Laboratory experiments accompanying Physics 111 and 112 respectively to illustrate basic principles and develop laboratory skills. No credit may be received for these laboratory courses without concurrent or prior completion of the corresponding lecture course.

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1

(F, S) Laboratory experiments accompanying Physics 111 and 112 respectively to illustrate basic principles and develop laboratory skills. No credit may be received for these laboratory courses without concurrent or prior completion of the corresponding lecture course.

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1

(F, S) Mechanics of solids, liquids and gases; laws of thermodynamics; kinetic-molecular theory, vibrating bodies; wave physics; laws of Coulomb, Faraday, Ampere, Ohm, Joule, and Lenz; electromagnetism; optics. Pre- or co- requisite: MATH 242.

Prerequisites: MATH242 Corequisites: PHYS213
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4

(F, S) Mechanics of solids, liquids and gases; laws of thermodynamics; kinetic-molecular theory, vibrating bodies; wave physics; laws of Coulomb, Faraday, Ampere, Ohm, Joule, and Lenz; electromagnetism; optics. Pre- or co-requisite: MATH 242.

Prerequisites: MATH242 Corequisites: PHYS214
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4

(F, S) A general physics laboratory course involving experiments in mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and optics. Experiments are coordinated with PHYS 211-212.

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1

(F, S) A general physics laboratory course involving experiments in mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and optics. Experiments are coordinated with PHYS 211-212.

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(F) Study of modern physics: relativity, quantum mechanics, wave/particule duality, atomic/nuclear/particle physics, cosmology. Prerequisite: PHYS 111 & 112 or 211 & 212 (Even Years Only).

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3

(F) Calculus-based problem solving supplement to Physics 304: Modern Physics. Prerequisites:Phys 211, 212, Math 242 (pre- or co-requisite: PHYS 304). (Even Years Only).

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1

(on demand) Thermodynamic systems and processes, equations of state, PVT surfaces and real substances, laws of thermodynamics, energy equations, enthalpy, entropy, thermodynamic potentials, application of thermodynamics to simple systems. Prerequisites: PHYS 212; pre- or co-requisite: MATH 243. (Odd Years Only).

Prerequisites: PHYS212 and MATH243
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3

(on demand) A study of the physical, mechanical, thermal, electrical, and magnetic properties of solid phase materials. Also to be considered are experimental methods for investigating solids. Pre-requisites: Math 131 and either Physics 111 & 112 or Physics 211 & 212.

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3

(F,S) A survey of the principal characteristics of the American National Government; examination of constitutional principles, federalism, political participation, institutions of government, and the politics of public policy. See the History section of the catalog for information on the History and Political Science area major.

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3

(S) This course presents an overview of the development of federal and state court systems examining structure, administration, case flow, and interaction with other portions of the criminal justice and governmental systems. Cross-listed as CRJU 209.

Prohibited: CRJU209
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3

(F) Basic historical, economic, and cultural factors in the international political system. The rise and development of Western nation-state systems; the foundations of national power; sovereignty, nationalism and imperialism; the development of international organizations and cooperation.

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3

(on demand) This course is an examination of political life in the context of the social contract, understood as the social interaction of the human being and citizen in the family, the society and the political community. (Honors or by permission)

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3

(on demand) The organization, functions, and practices of political parties in th United States, their methods of influencing public opinion, their role in nominations and elections, and their impact on popular government.

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3

(on demand) The chronological and thematic examination of perennial issues in political science including liberty, justice, equality, political obligation, and political authority as developed over time by the political philosophy of Greek and Latin philosophers, Medieval thinkers, and modern theorists representing various world-wide perspectives.

Prohibited: PHIL352
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3

(F) This course examines ancient understandings of law, statesmanship, and the good society. Problems relating to these interwoven components of the political arena are considered on both theoretical and practical levels, the first concerning what the relationship of citizen and state should be, the later involving review of practices as seen through the lives of actual rulers from ancient Greece and Rome. Cross listed as CRJU 382.

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3

(S) This course examines the way in which seminal questions with relation to the proper foundations and structures of society have been approached in the modern era. Analysis includes examination of founders, religion, and the military, especially in connection to the concepts of fortune and necessity. Cross listed as CRJU 383.

Prohibited: CRJU383
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3

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