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CSU Maritime Academy 2023-2024 Catalog 
CSU Maritime Academy 2023-2024 Catalog

PHY 120 - Physics for Future Leaders

Class Hours: 3, Units: 3
General Education: Area B1 Physical Science
Prerequisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Intended primarily for nonscientists, this course covers topics relevant to leaders, policy makers, and citizens confronted with science and technology issues. Topics include energy production and utilization; atoms and heat; radioactivity and nuclear reactions; nuclear bombs; light and radio waves for communication and navigation; climate change; quantum physics.