2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

SCI2016 Optics

0.5 credit per semester

Students examine geometrical optics, physical (wave) optics, and instrumentation applications. Knowledge of basic calculus topics is necessary for understanding mathematical derivations. This course is not NGSS aligned

Advanced Science 1 or Honors or AP Physics and AP Calculus BC or Analysis 1A
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

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