This class was tough.
Introduction to the physics major prepares its students for the coming years of physics study while building relationships between the professors and students they will find themselves working with over the next four years. Students develop a familiarity with skills and programs they will need in the coming years. Without this course, incoming physics majors would be going into their future blind.
I learned how to use MATlab, conduct research, present information to a class, gather information from scientific articles, and develop an elevator speech.
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Advice for students:
Make sure you do the assigned reading and prepare for the in-class discussions. Definitely study for the final because it takes more preparation than one would anticipate.