Light and Heat

Course Number 
UP055
Level 
University
Session 
Fall Semester
Prerequisites 
AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism (OP053) and consent of the instructor

Light and Heat is a directed study course that the student completes at their own pace, but is designed to be completed within one semester. The course is an introduction to university-level optics and thermodynamics. Topics include temperature, properties of matter, introduction to the kinetic theory of matter, light and electromagnetic waves, reflection and refraction of light, lens systems, interference, and diffraction.

Course Credit 
5.0