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PHYS 270 –  Physics with Calculus III (CRN: 34041) at  College of San Mateo for Spring 2021

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This course was originally offered in-person but due to COVID-19 is now virtual with scheduled meetings.
PHYS 270 Physics with Calculus III

Third semester in a three-semester sequence for students majoring in the Physical Sciences and Engineering. Topics covered are thermodynamics, geometric and physical optics, and modern physics.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: PHYS 250, and completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH 253.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1 and B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A and 5C)
C-ID: PHYS 215, PHYS 200S (PHYS 250 & 260 & 270)

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Department: Physics

Number of Units: 4


Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

The Physics 210-220 sequence is designed for students majoring in some field of letters and science. It is required for students planning to enter Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Optometry, Agriculture, or Forestry. Some programs require completion of Physics 210-211-220-221.

Physics 250-260-270 constitute a three-semester program designed to give students majoring in Engineering, Physics or Chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Students in other majors should consider Physics 210-211-220-221 sequence.

Fee Description Type Amount
Book-Inclusive Digital Acc-CSM Flat Fee $19
YAH - Online
Meeting Date: 01/20-05/21
Meeting Time: 10:10am-11:00am
Days: M, W, F
Building:  Virtual Room:  Remote
Instructor: Mohsen Janatpour
YAH - Online
Meeting Date: 01/20-05/21
Meeting Time: 2:10pm-5:00pm
Days: W
Building:  Virtual Room:  Remote
Instructor: Mohsen Janatpour
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class February 1, 2021
Last day to drop with a section refund February 1, 2021
Last day to drop without appearing on transcript February 7, 2021
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option May 21, 2021
Last day to withdraw with an EW May 21, 2021
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