Non-calculus introduction to mechanics, fluids, and thermodynamics. Emphasizes motion, forces, gravitation, fluid motion, and laws of thermodynamics. Limited emphasis on historical development of physics. Registration Restrictions: High school trigonometry.
Non-calculus introduction to mechanics, fluids, and thermodynamics. Emphasizes motion, forces, gravitation, fluid motion, and laws of thermodynamics. Limited emphasis on historical development of physics. Registration Restrictions: High school trigonometry.
Non-calculus introduction to mechanics, fluids, and thermodynamics. Emphasizes motion, forces, gravitation, fluid motion, and laws of thermodynamics. Limited emphasis on historical development of physics. Registration Restrictions: High school trigonometry.
Research projects to be arranged with individual faculty members who will direct the research program. Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Department permission.
Research projects to be arranged with individual faculty members who will direct the research program. Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Department permission.
Introduction to solar system astronomy; emphasis on most recent results from space research. History of astronomy, instruments, planetary motion, physical properties of planets, satellites, comets, and solar system evolution. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introduction to solar system astronomy; emphasis on most recent results from space research. History of astronomy, instruments, planetary motion, physical properties of planets, satellites, comets, and solar system evolution. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the solar system. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the solar system. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the solar system. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the solar system. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introduction to solar, stellar, galactic, extragalactic astronomy. Stars, clusters, galaxies, stellar evolution, the universe as a whole, and cosmology. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introduction to solar, stellar, galactic, extragalactic astronomy. Stars, clusters, galaxies, stellar evolution, the universe as a whole, and cosmology. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the Sun, stellar, galactic, and extragalactic astronomy. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the Sun, stellar, galactic, and extragalactic astronomy. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the Sun, stellar, galactic, and extragalactic astronomy. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introductory astronomy laboratory with experiments in basic observational methods and data analysis applicable to the study of the Sun, stellar, galactic, and extragalactic astronomy. Registration Restrictions: High school algebra and trigonometry or equivalent.
Introduces liberal arts students to the theory, methods, and techniques of physics, the most basic of the sciences. Provides broad exposure to many aspects of physics, including celestial mechanics, quantum theory, relativity, and cosmology, as well as the scientific method. Special Note: Does not fulfill the Natural Sciences component of the CAS B.S. Degree.
Introduces liberal arts students to the theory, methods, and techniques of physics, the most basic of the sciences. Provides broad exposure to many aspects of physics, including celestial mechanics, quantum theory, relativity, and cosmology, as well as the scientific method. Special Note: Does not fulfill the Natural Sciences component of the CAS B.S. Degree.
Exposes students to basic concepts in physics. Presents general knowledge of science rather than an in-depth study of any one field. Registration Restrictions: Placement into MATH A105 or higher.
Exposes students to basic concepts in physics. Presents general knowledge of science rather than an in-depth study of any one field. Registration Restrictions: Placement into MATH A105 or higher.
Non-calculus introduction to mechanics, fluids, and thermodynamics. Emphasizes motion, forces, gravitation, fluid motion, and laws of thermodynamics. Limited emphasis on historical development of physics. Registration Restrictions: High school trigonometry.
Non-calculus introduction to mechanics, fluids, and thermodynamics. Emphasizes motion, forces, gravitation, fluid motion, and laws of thermodynamics. Limited emphasis on historical development of physics. Registration Restrictions: High school trigonometry.
Non-calculus introduction to mechanics, fluids, and thermodynamics. Emphasizes motion, forces, gravitation, fluid motion, and laws of thermodynamics. Limited emphasis on historical development of physics. Registration Restrictions: High school trigonometry.
Non-calculus introduction to electricity and magnetism, waves, optics, light, some modern and nuclear physics. Limited emphasis on historical development of physics.
Non-calculus introduction to electricity and magnetism, waves, optics, light, some modern and nuclear physics. Limited emphasis on historical development of physics.
Introduction to core principles of physics in classical mechanics, waves, electricity and magnetism, and optics. Specifically designed to prepare students for entry into calculus based physics.
Introduction to core principles of physics in classical mechanics, waves, electricity and magnetism, and optics. Specifically designed to prepare students for entry into calculus based physics.
Calculus-based course covering classical mechanics (statics and dynamics of translational and rotational motion), fluids, elasticity, gravitation, oscillations and waves. Registration Restrictions: A passing score on the departmental placement exam may be substituted for the PHYS A130 prerequisite. For full details on substitution options, see the Physics Department website.
Calculus-based course covering classical mechanics (statics and dynamics of translational and rotational motion), fluids, elasticity, gravitation, oscillations and waves. Registration Restrictions: A passing score on the departmental placement exam may be substituted for the PHYS A130 prerequisite. For full details on substitution options, see the Physics Department website.
Calculus-based course covering classical mechanics (statics and dynamics of translational and rotational motion), fluids, elasticity, gravitation, oscillations and waves. Registration Restrictions: A passing score on the departmental placement exam may be substituted for the PHYS A130 prerequisite. For full details on substitution options, see the Physics Department website.
Calculus-based introductory physics laboratory with experiments in computerized data collection and analysis, mechanics, waves, elasticity and wave motion.
Calculus-based introductory physics laboratory with experiments in computerized data collection and analysis, mechanics, waves, elasticity and wave motion.
Calculus-based introductory physics laboratory with experiments in computerized data collection and analysis, mechanics, waves, elasticity and wave motion.
Calculus-based introductory physics laboratory with experiments in computerized data collection and analysis, mechanics, waves, elasticity and wave motion.
Calculus-based introductory physics laboratory with experiments in computerized data collection and analysis, mechanics, waves, elasticity and wave motion.
Calculus-based introductory physics laboratory with experiments in computerized data collection and analysis, mechanics, waves, elasticity and wave motion.
Techniques of problem solving for material covered in PHYS A211. Includes student discussion and presentation of solutions. Special Note: This course does not meet General Education Requirements.
Techniques of problem solving for material covered in PHYS A211. Includes student discussion and presentation of solutions. Special Note: This course does not meet General Education Requirements.
Techniques of problem solving for material covered in PHYS A212. Includes student discussion and presentation of solutions. Special Note: This course does not meet General Education Requirements.
Techniques of problem solving for material covered in PHYS A212. Includes student discussion and presentation of solutions. Special Note: This course does not meet General Education Requirements.
Introduction to modern physics, primarily special relativity and quantum mechanics. Applications of these topics to the quantum structure of atoms, molecules, and solids; lasers; nuclear/particle physics and cosmology.
Introduction to modern physics, primarily special relativity and quantum mechanics. Applications of these topics to the quantum structure of atoms, molecules, and solids; lasers; nuclear/particle physics and cosmology.
Electromagnetic theory and applications. Static fields in free space and material media; steady current systems and associated magnetic effects. Includes magnetostatics, Maxwell's Equations, electromagnetic radiation, transmission lines and relativity. Crosslisted with EE A314.
Electromagnetic theory and applications. Static fields in free space and material media; steady current systems and associated magnetic effects. Includes magnetostatics, Maxwell's Equations, electromagnetic radiation, transmission lines and relativity. Crosslisted with EE A314.