SRJC Course Outlines

9/16/2019 9:12:47 AMPHYS 49 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  PHYS 49Title:  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
Full Title:  Independent Study in Physics
Last Reviewed:5/9/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled03 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR8.00 Non-contact DHR Total140.00

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Independent research project in physics to provide for an enriched academic experience. UC determines credit after transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Independent research project in physics to provide for an enriched academic experience. UC determines credit after transfer; not counted for admission. (See a counselor for details.)
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1983Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1983Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Expand upon their foundational knowledge and skills through independent research projects.
 

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1. Find relevant resources for investigating a physics research project.
2. Present the results of a research project in written or oral form.
3. Achieve the objectives outlined in the special studies application.

Topics and Scope
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A physics topic or topics that build upon our department's regular offerings. Content will vary depending on student interest and instructor availability. Typically, the course involves a project with a literature research phase, an experimentation phase, and a presentation phase.

Assignments:
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Assignments will be outlined in the special studies application. Possible projects include presentation of a poster project, submission of a research paper, and/or construction of a physics demo or experiment.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 100%
Written Report
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 90%
Project may involve experimentation & presentation
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Written resources will vary with project content.

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