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Undergraduate FAQ

 

What is TKH?

This is the abbreviation for the name of the building which houses the physics departmet, Thirkield Hall.

 

Do i have to buy the textbook?

In most classes, you are required to buy the required texts.

 

Why should I take physics if I'm an engineering or biology major?

A great deal of work in all of the science disciplines is interdisciplinary. This is a trend that is expected to grow and not diminsh.

 

What is a recitation?

A recitation is an integral component of many lower division physics courses at Howard University. They are typically 2 hour periods where students have an opportunity for more in depth work with topics introduced in lecture.

 

How do I get help for my physics class?

There are a great number of options for help. Some are listed here.