PHYS-232: Engineering Physics II

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Engineering Physics II
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
7 (for 15-week classes)
PHYS-231 with a C grade or better and MATH-183 with a C grade or better
Course Description

Designed to meet the requirements of engineering students and physics majors. Emphasizes how to relate physical principles to mathematical techniques in problem solving. Covers electromagnetism, including the study of fields, circuits, and optical systems. Four hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory activities per week. NOTE: Concurrent enrollment in MATH-280 is recommended.

MTA Categories
  • Category 6: Natural Sciences (Lecture and Lab)
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

A student may receive credit for PHYS-232 by earning either:

  1. A score of 4 or higher on AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Exam.
  2. A score of 6 or higher on the International Baccalaureate-Higher Level (IB-HL) Physics Exam.
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.