PHY 232 Outline

Course Outline

This is the first part of the two-semester General University Physics Course taught at NOVA. The class is intended for students who plan to major in physics, engineering, chemistry, or computer science. If your major is different from those mentioned above, or you are not sure whether the class is for you, please, contact the physics department.


PHY231 and MTH 264.

Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes.

Course Content Summary and Objectives as published on the NVCC web site.

Topics Included in the course are Waves, Electricity and Magnetism, and Optics.


OpenStax Physics 

University Physics by Hugh Young and Roger Freedman

If you already have another General University Physics from your Physics 231 class, email me for approval.