Waves, thermal physics, optics, special relativity, and introduction to modern physics.
Partially satisfies the Brigham Young University core Physical Science requirement. Either the 6th or 7th edition of the textbook can be used; please see the syllabus for details. The same textbook, Physics for Scientists and Engineers by Serway (7th edition, containing chapters 1-46, ISBN 0495112453) can be used for PHSCS 121, PHSCS 123, and PHSCS 220.
MATH 112 (Calculus 1) and PHSCS 121 (Introduction to Newtonian Mechanics).
Course Outline: 
  1. Fluids
  2. Waves
  3. Wave Interference
  4. Heat and Work
  5. Heat Engines
  6. Optics
  7. Light Interference
  8. Relativity
  9. Quantum Physics
  10. Nuclear Physics