Fundamental Physics

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Fundamental Physics

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Physics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Description
    An introduction to the basic concepts of physics that impact individuals and society on a daily basis; physical quantities, electricity, magnetism, light, and sound, with a focus on applying the information learned to everyday life.

    Course Objective
    After successful completion of this course, students should be able to describe basic natural phenomena and physical ideas. No previous background in high school physics is required, but basic knowledge of algebra and trigonometry is essential.

    Measurement and evaluation of student achievement
    Student achievement is measured and evaluated by the ability to describe basic natural phenomena and physical ideas. No previous background in high school physics is required, but basic knowledge of algebra and trigonometry is essential.

    Student’s achievement will be graded according to the faculty and university standard using the symbols: A, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D, and F.
    Students must have attended at least 80% of the total class hours of this course.
    Final letter grades will be assigned on a curve.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

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