Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Electricity, Magnetism, and Modern Physics

PHYSICS XL 5C
This is the third course in the pre-medical physics sequence. It explores electrostatics in vacuum and in water, with applications to biological and biochemical systems.
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Classroom
Starting at $1,040.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Identify how electricity and circuits can be applied in various biological systems
  • Assess the advantages and shortcomings of atomic and nuclear physics in everyday life

About this course:

Electrostatics in vacuum and in water. Electricity, circuits, magnetism, quantum, atomic and nuclear physics, radioactivity, with applications to biological and biochemical systems. Transferable for UC credit.

Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Electricity, Magnetism, and Modern Physics.

Physics XL 5B

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
-
Monday, Tuesday
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Arash Bellafard
363895
Fee:
$1,040.00
2 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2018
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Notes

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences. Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver form.

Enrollment limited to 26 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 25, 2018. No refund after October 1, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 1, 2018
Course Requirements
Book: University Physics for the Life Sciences by Jones, Field Knight
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Sep 24, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Sep 25, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Oct 1, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Oct 2, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Oct 8, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Oct 9, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Oct 15, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Oct 16, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Oct 22, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Oct 23, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Oct 29, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Oct 30, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Nov 5, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Nov 6, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Nov 12, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Nov 13, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Nov 19, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Nov 20, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Nov 26, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Nov 27, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,
Lecture
Mon Dec 3, 2018
6:30PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Physics & Astronomy Bldg. 2748
Lab
Tue Dec 4, 2018
8:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Knudsen Hall 2-122,

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