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PHYS 2301 - VIEW COURSE PROPOSAL

 

 

 

Approvals Received:

Department
on 04-23-08
by Carol Ford
(fordcj@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1089 - Fall 2008

Course:

PHYS 2301

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDSM - Division of Science and Mathematics

Department:

242 - UMM-Sci & Math, Div of-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

Atmospheric Physics

Course Title Long:

Atmospheric Physics

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

4.0 to 4.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Introduction to atmospheric physics with an emphasis on thermodynamics. The course covers atmospheric thermodynamics including gas laws, phase transitions, laws of thermodynamics, two-component systems, atmospheric stability; radiative transfer including atmospheric optics and remote sensing; some aspects of atmospheric chemistry such as aerosols, chemical cycles, traces gases; cloud microphysics including nucleation and growth; and atmospheric dynamics including equations of motion for fluid flow; applications to weather systems. (4 hrs lect)

Additional Course
Information (for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Even years only

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Spring

Component 1:

LEC (with final exam)

Auto-Enroll Course:

No

Graded Component:

LEC

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Repetition of Course:

Repetition not allowed.

Course Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

1102 or 1092, Math 1102

Course Equivalency:

No course equivalencies

Consent Requirement:

No required consent

Enforced Prerequisites:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

04.23.08 - Edited for Psoft. jlm

Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

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Assessment and Goals:

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Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

THIS COURSE REPLACES PHYS3003 COMPUTER MODELING OF MATERIALS, DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT. THE COURSE COMPLEMENTS ELECTIVES IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, AND SERVES AS A THERMODYNAMICS COURSE FOR PHYSICS MAJORS

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Sylke Boyd

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

ENVT - ENVT People and the Environment

 

Provisional
Approval:

Not Requested

Regular
Approval:

Requested on Mar 7, 2008