ETRO 161 – Introduction to Optics and Photonics
Class hours: 6 lecture/lab
Prereq: Qualified for ENG 100 and MATH 25.
Description: This introductory photonics course covers the physics of light, laser safety, geometric optics, lenses, mirrors, polarizing lenses, interference/diffraction waves, laser physics, optical imaging, and bio-photonics. Lab experiments and projects are embedded to reinforce the theory and provide practical experience for those interested in pursuing a career in this field.