Physics for Future Presidents|
Physics of terrorism, energy, nukes, global warming, and space travel.
Effective Citizenship, Quantitative Reasoning
Quantitative Reasoning: This course discusses mathematical and physical models that explain quantitatively how our world works.
Effective Citizenship: This course discusses topics of relevance for all citizens who intend to participate effectively and responsibly in the political process. Examples are: nuclear weapons, terrorism, global warming, and energy.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Muller, Richard A., PHYSICS FOR FUTURE PRESIDENTS
Additional books and papers on the topic of terrorism, nuclear energy, weapons, space, and global warming (to be chosen).
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly homework assignments
Three one-hour exams
Two short papers
One group project
|Instructor(s): Westling,Lynn Adrea Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: SCIE150; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 100||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: -14||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 25||JR non-major: 25||SO: 25||FR: 25|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 20||1st Ranked: 3||2nd Ranked: 5||3rd Ranked: 2||4th Ranked: 3||Unranked: 7|