Basic Principles of Optical Engineering
Seoul, South Korea
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This is the introductory course for basics of optics theory.
Study basic theories of optics.
Understand characteristics of light, propagation in space, interaction with materials
General physics and engineering mathematics
Textbook: Materials will be provided through Blackboard
- Course introduction
- Wave motion
- Propagation of light
- Reflection and refraction of light
- Geometrical optics
- Fiber optics and optical systems
- Lens systems
- Superposition of Light (I & II)
- Fourier optics
- Polarization of light (I & II)
Assessment: Midterm & Final exams
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations