PHYS-223   Physics for Health Sciences

An introduction to those topics in physics that are applicable to a variety of health science fields, with special emphasis on understanding various physical aspects of the human body. Topics include basic laboratory techniques and instruments for physical measurements, data analysis, basic mechanics, fluids, heat, electrical circuits, sound, optics, radioactivity and x-rays, a discussion of the nature of physical science, and a Christian approach to science. Laboratory integrated with lecture. Prerequisites: High school geometry and algebra. Not open to those who have taken or plan to take Physics 221.