Physics & Astronomy Courses

Astronomy:
  • Astronomy 103 and 103L: "Solar System Astronomy", plus Lab (4 cr)
  • Astronomy 104 and 104L: "Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology", plus Lab (4 cr)
  • Astronomy 365: "Astrobiology" (3 cr)

Physics:

  • Physics 101: "Physics for Poets" (3 cr)

Algebra-based introductory physics:

  • Physics 123 and 123L: "Basic Physics I", plus Lab (4 cr)
  • Physics 124 and 124L: "Basic Physics II", plus Lab (4 cr)
  • Physics 130, "Survey of College Physics" (3 cr)

Calculus-based introductory physics:

Upper-division physics (offered on a rotating basis):

  • Physics 303: "Modern Physics" (3 cr)
  • Physics 311: "Intermediate Classical Mechanics" (3 cr)
  • Physics 314: "Electromagnetics" (3 cr)
  • Physics 324: "Electromagnetics II" (3 cr)
  • Physics 320: "Simulation of Physical Systems" (3 cr)
  • Physics 362: "Optics" (4 cr) NEW
  • Physics 381: "Advanced Physics Laboratory" (3 cr) NEW
  • Physics 403: "Quantum Mechanics" (4 cr)
  • Physics 413: "Statistical and Thermal Physics" (4 cr)
  • Physics 456: "Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos" (3 cr)
  • Physics 490: "Special Topics in Physics" (3 cr)
  • Physics 498: "Individual Research" (1-6 cr)

Stacked graduate-level physics (offered on a rotating basis): NEW

  • Physics 603: "Advanced Quantum Mechanics" (4 cr)
  • Physics 613: "Advanced Statistical and Thermal Physics" (4 cr)
  • Physics 690: "Advanced Special Topics in Physics" (3 cr)
  • Physics 698: "Graduate Individual Research" (1-6 cr)
  • Physics 699: "Thesis" (1-6 cr)