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PCS 111

Physics in the News

A presentation of important scientific topics to equip non-science students with tools to understand technical issues that affect humanity. The course content may include topics such as energy, global climate, space-travel, high-tech devices, national security and weapons systems which are introduced at a conceptual level and discussed in an accessible style with emphasis on critical analysis of contemporary sources. Topics covered may vary from year to year to reflect emerging issues and new developments.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

Not available to Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Students (with the exception of Architecture) nor Faculty of Science Students.

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Physics