Prerequisites: 74:161 and 74:162 or 74:132 or 74:151 and 74:152 with "B-" or better grade or permission of Instructor.

(This course may be taken by students in Chemistry, Geology, Botany, Zoology, who have at least some high school physics, with permission of Instructor.)

A study of reflection, refraction, lens systems, optical instruments, dispersion, achromatism, diffraction, interference, polarization.

3 lecture hours per week, 3 laboratory hours per week , one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 74:273 in the BU Course Transfer Database.