Courses

  • PHYS-1114 College Physics I

    A study of classical and Newtonian mechanics, including kinematics, forces, energy and momentum conservation, rotation and equilibrium, as well as fluids, vibrations, wave motion and thermodynamics. Lecture - 3 hours; Laboratory - 3 hours. This course is normally offered fall semester.

  • PHYS-1214 College Physics II

    Continuation of PHYS-1114, studying electricity and magnetism, light and optics, special relativity, and atomic and nuclear physics. Lecture - 3 hours; Laboratory - 3 hours. This course is normally offered spring semester.

  • PHYS-1811 Physics I Lab

    Laboratory experimentation in selected aspects of mechanics, wave motion, fluids, and heat. Emphasis is placed on the presentation and analysis of data. Laboratory - 3 hours. This course Is normally offered every semester.

  • PHYS-2514 Physics I

    A calculus-level treatment of classical mechanics; i.e., motion, force, work, energy, gravity, rotation, torque, elasticity, equilibrium, and thermodynamics. Lecture - 3 hours; Laboratory - 3 hours. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • PHYS-2614 Physics II

    A continuation of PHYS-2514, providing a calculus-level treatment of electricity, magnetism, alternating current, light and optics. Lecture - 3 hours; Laboratory - 3 hours. This course is normally offered every semester.

  • PHYS-2713 Physics III

    A continuation of PHYS 2613, including oscillations, waves, Maxwell-s equations, light and optics, and topics in modern and atomic physics. Lecture - 3 hours. This course Is normally offered in the spring semester of even numbered years.

  • PHYS-3313 Modern Physics

    Pre-requisite: PHYS-2614 with grade of -C- or better. A study of special relativity, origins of quantum theory, Schroedinger equation, and applications to physical systems such as electrons, atoms, and molecules. Lecture - 3 hours. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of odd numbered years. This course Is normally offered in the spring semester of even numbered years.