Prerequisite: Physics III or consent of the instructor

Topics covered include various physics topics that have been discovered in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Some topics likely to be included are wave-particle duality of light, the special theory of relativity, the general theory of relativity, introductory quantum mechanics, the photoelectric effect and its use in solar energy, simple harmonic motion, wave mechanics, sound, atomic physics, nuclear physics, and special topics as determined by the instructor and the class.

Upon the completion of this course, students may elect to take the corresponding College Board standardized test.