Dec 16, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 112 - (E) Natural and Manmade Disasters

3 cr.
This introductory-level science course for non-science majors covers earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, volcanoes, landslides, fire, comet/meteor impacts and nuclear accidents. The conditions necessary for the disasters, the forces that are unleashed, and society’s role in them are examined. (Not for major elective credit in Physics, Biophysics or Electrical Engineering).