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Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 113 - (E) The Science of Light and Photography

3 cr.
An introductory-level science course intended for non-science majors covers the basic science of light and its application in the technology of photography. Topics range from a historical overview of early photographic methods to modern digital cameras. The scientific principles of light waves and rays, the optics of lenses, the process involved in picture taking and the formation and development of the image. Topics include the nature of light, laws of optics, development of black and white and color images, and digital electronics for photographic capture and display. (Not for major elective credit in Physics, Biophysics or EE.)