Physics is intended for students preparing for post-secondary science studies. This course explores the nature, scope, relevance and limitations of physics Core topics include two-dimensional kinematics and dynamics, electrostatics, electromagnetism, waves, and optics. Optional topics include fluids, DC and AC circuits, electronics, special relativity, quantum physics, and nuclear physics.
Upon completion of this course, students are ready to enter further post-secondary studies in physics. This course qualifies for the BC Adult Graduation Diploma.
Physics 60 is equivalent to Physics 12.
Prerequisites: PHYS 50 and MATH 50 or equivalents.
Corequisites: MATH 60 or equivalents.