Fall 2016 Courses
Course  Section  Title  Days  Time  Location  

PHYS 101  01  Physics for Liberal Arts I   T  R     0830  1130  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week: T  R    Time of Day:0830  1130 Location:OWS 168 Course Registration Number:40260 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Brita L. Nellermoe Intended for nonscience majors; treats fundamental principles of physics and their application to familiar phenomena, stressing qualitative understanding. The course will survey topics from mechanics, fluids, temperature and heat, oscillations, waves and sound, light and optics, and properties of matter. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. This course is designed especially for elementary education majors. It is not intended for students who have had high school physics. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 101 may not receive credit for PHYS 109 or 111. Schedule Details


PHYS 104  01  Astronomy  M  W  F    1215  1320  OWS 150  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1215  1320 Location:OWS 150 Course Registration Number:40261 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Richard E. Schuler Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 104  51  Astronomy/Lab   T       1330  1510  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week: T      Time of Day:1330  1510 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:41289 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Kisha M. Delain Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 104  52  Astronomy/Lab   T       0955  1135  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week: T      Time of Day:0955  1135 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:42765 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Kisha M. Delain Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 104  60  Astronomy/Lab     R     0800  0940  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:   R    Time of Day:0800  0940 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:43454 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Shelley A. Blilie Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 104  61  Astronomy/Lab     R     0955  1135  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:   R    Time of Day:0955  1135 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:40262 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Richard E. Schuler Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 104  62  Astronomy/Lab     R     1330  1510  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:   R    Time of Day:1330  1510 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:40683 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Richard E. Schuler Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 109  01  General Physics I  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:0815  1040 Location:OWS 169 Course Registration Number:40264 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Shelley A. Blilie This course and its continuation PHYS 110 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical and modern physics. Applications are chosen that focus on the life sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: description of motion, force, torque and rotational motion, energy, momentum and their conservation, fluid mechanics; thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Math placement at a level of MATH 111 or above. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 109 may not receive credit for PHYS 111. Schedule Details


PHYS 109  02  General Physics I  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1335  1600 Location:OWS 169 Course Registration Number:40868 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Kisha M. Delain This course and its continuation PHYS 110 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical and modern physics. Applications are chosen that focus on the life sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: description of motion, force, torque and rotational motion, energy, momentum and their conservation, fluid mechanics; thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Math placement at a level of MATH 111 or above. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 109 may not receive credit for PHYS 111. Schedule Details


PHYS 111  01  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:0815  1040 Location:OWS 168 Course Registration Number:40265 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Gerald T. Ruch This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109. Schedule Details


PHYS 111  02  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    0935  1200  FDC 313  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:0935  1200 Location:FDC 313 Course Registration Number:41165 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Marie Lopez del Puerto This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109. Schedule Details


PHYS 111  03  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1055  1320  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1055  1320 Location:OWS 168 Course Registration Number:40266 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Michael P. Wood This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109. Schedule Details


PHYS 111  04  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1215  1440  FDC 313  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1215  1440 Location:FDC 313 Course Registration Number:41526 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Brita L. Nellermoe This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109. Schedule Details


PHYS 111  05  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1335  1600 Location:OWS 168 Course Registration Number:42764 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Marie Lopez del Puerto This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109. Schedule Details


PHYS 112  01  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:0815  1040 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:40267 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Richard A. Thomas Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110. Schedule Details


PHYS 112  02  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    1055  1320  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1055  1320 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:40268 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Paul R. Ohmann Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110. Schedule Details


PHYS 112  03  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1335  1600 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:40597 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Adam S. Green Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110. Schedule Details


PHYS 215  01  Modern Physics: AtomBig Bang  M  W  F    0815  0920  OSS 122  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:0815  0920 Location:OSS 122 Course Registration Number:40817 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Paul R. Ohmann This course connects the subatomic world of particle and nuclear physics to the evolution of the universe after the Big Bang through the study of relativity and the four fundamental forces of nature. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. This course fulfills the secondlevel Computer Competency requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in either PHYS 110 or 112 and in MATH 114. Schedule Details


PHYS 215  D51  Mod Physics:AtomBig Bang/Lab   T       0800  1130  OWS 155  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week: T      Time of Day:0800  1130 Location:OWS 155 Course Registration Number:40818 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Richard A. Thomas This course connects the subatomic world of particle and nuclear physics to the evolution of the universe after the Big Bang through the study of relativity and the four fundamental forces of nature. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. This course fulfills the secondlevel Computer Competency requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in either PHYS 110 or 112 and in MATH 114. Schedule Details


PHYS 331  01  Theoretical Mechanics  M  W  F    1055  1200  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1055  1200 Location:OWS 169 Course Registration Number:42782 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Martin E. Johnston Newtonian dynamics of particles and systems of particles; conservation laws; moving coordinate systems; centralforce motion; collisions and scattering; plane and general motion of rigid bodies; free, forced and coupled oscillations; Lagrangian dynamics. Lecture and discussion. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in either PHYS 215 or 225 and in MATH 200 and 210. Schedule Details


PHYS 341  01  Electricity & Magnetism  M  W  F    1335  1440  OWS 275  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1335  1440 Location:OWS 275 Course Registration Number:40269 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Jeffrey A. Jalkio Electrostatic and magnetostatic fields in vacuum and material media; energy and force relations; methods for the solution of static problems; fields and currents in conducting media; Maxwell's equations and timedependent fields. Lecture and discussion. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in either PHYS 215 or 225 and in MATH 200 and 210. Schedule Details


PHYS 347  01  Optics  M  W  F    1215  1320  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1215  1320 Location:OWS 169 Course Registration Number:40815 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Adam S. Green Foundations of geometric optics: Fermat's Principle of Stationary Time. Nature of electromagnetic waves: dipole radiation, energy, momentum, polarization, coherence, interference, diffraction, Fourier optics. Interactions between light and matter: scattering, reflection, refraction, absorption, dispersion, birefringence, dichroism, nonlinear effects. Quantum optics: nature of the photon, lasers, detectors, other modern topics. Lecture and discussion. Laboratory with an emphasis on biomedical applications. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 225, MATH 200, and MATH 210. Schedule Details


PHYS 347  51  Optics LAB     R     1330  1700  OWS 154  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:   R    Time of Day:1330  1700 Location:OWS 154 Course Registration Number:40816 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Adam S. Green Foundations of geometric optics: Fermat's Principle of Stationary Time. Nature of electromagnetic waves: dipole radiation, energy, momentum, polarization, coherence, interference, diffraction, Fourier optics. Interactions between light and matter: scattering, reflection, refraction, absorption, dispersion, birefringence, dichroism, nonlinear effects. Quantum optics: nature of the photon, lasers, detectors, other modern topics. Lecture and discussion. Laboratory with an emphasis on biomedical applications. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 225, MATH 200, and MATH 210. Schedule Details

JTerm 2017 Courses
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Spring 2017 Courses
Course  Section  Title  Days  Time  Location  

PHYS 104  01  Astronomy  M  W  F    1215  1320  OWS 150  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1215  1320 Location:OWS 150 Course Registration Number:20266 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Richard E. Schuler Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 104  51  Astronomy LAB   T       1330  1510  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week: T      Time of Day:1330  1510 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:22225 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Kisha M. Delain Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 104  52  Astronomy LAB   T       0955  1135  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week: T      Time of Day:0955  1135 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:22224 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Shelley A. Blilie Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 104  61  Astronomy/Lab     R     0955  1135  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:   R    Time of Day:0955  1135 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:20267 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Michael P. Wood Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 104  62  Astronomy/Lab     R     1330  1510  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:   R    Time of Day:1330  1510 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:20268 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Michael P. Wood Introduction to physical principles and their application to astronomy for nonscience majors. Emphasis is on comprehension of ideas and principles. Topics include the motions of the sun, moon, stars and planets; properties of the solar system; the stars including giants, dwarfs, pulsars and black holes; nebulae, galaxies and quasars; cosmology and life. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: Three years of high school mathematics Schedule Details


PHYS 105  01  Musical Acoustics  M  W  F    1055  1245  BEC LL03  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1055  1245 Location:BEC LL03 Course Registration Number:20269 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Douglas C. Orzolek, Shelley A. Blilie An introductory course intended for nonscience majors; treats fundamental principles of physics and acoustics as they relate to musical sounds and musical instruments. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: High school algebra and a music background (one year practice, instrument or voice, or one course) Schedule Details


PHYS 110  01  General Physics II  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:0815  1040 Location:OWS 169 Course Registration Number:20270 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Shelley A. Blilie Continuation of PHYS 109. Topics include oscillations, waves and sound, electricity and magnetism; light and optics; atomic, quantum and nuclear physics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 109 or 111. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 110 may not receive credit for PHYS 112. Schedule Details


PHYS 110  02  General Physics II  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1335  1600 Location:OWS 169 Course Registration Number:21257 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Kisha M. Delain Continuation of PHYS 109. Topics include oscillations, waves and sound, electricity and magnetism; light and optics; atomic, quantum and nuclear physics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 109 or 111. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 110 may not receive credit for PHYS 112. Schedule Details


PHYS 111  01  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:0815  1040 Location:OWS 168 Course Registration Number:20271 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Richard E. Schuler This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109. Schedule Details


PHYS 111  02  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    0935  1200  FDC 313  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:0935  1200 Location:FDC 313 Course Registration Number:20272 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Jeffrey A. Jalkio This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109. Schedule Details


PHYS 111  03  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1055  1320  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1055  1320 Location:OWS 168 Course Registration Number:20273 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Brita L. Nellermoe This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109. Schedule Details


PHYS 111  04  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1215  1440  FDC 313  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1215  1440 Location:FDC 313 Course Registration Number:20762 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Jeffrey A. Jalkio This course and its continuation PHYS 112 serve as a twosemester introduction to classical physics. Applications are chosen that focus on engineering and the physical sciences. Topics include principles of classical mechanics: vectors, kinematics, particle and rigid body rotational dynamics and statics; conservation laws; and thermodynamics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in MATH 109 or MATH 113. NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 111 may not receive credit for PHYS 109. Schedule Details


PHYS 112  01  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:0815  1040 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:20274 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Richard A. Thomas Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110. Schedule Details


PHYS 112  02  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    1055  1320  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1055  1320 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:20921 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Michael P. Wood Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110. Schedule Details


PHYS 112  03  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1335  1600 Location:OWS 166 Course Registration Number:20632 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Richard A. Thomas Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include waves and sound; electricity and magnetism; geometric and physical optics. The course meets three times a week for two consecutive periods consisting of integrated lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in both PHYS 111 and MATH 114 NOTE: Students who receive credit for PHYS 112 may not receive credit for PHYS 110. Schedule Details


PHYS 225  L01  Applications of Modern Physics  M  W  F    1335  1440  OSS LL18  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1335  1440 Location:OSS LL18 Course Registration Number:21296 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Marie Lopez del Puerto This course investigates the quantum theory of light, wave particle duality, quantum mechanics in onedimension, statistical physics, lasers, and solid state physics. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 112 and in either MATH 200 or MATH 210. Schedule Details


PHYS 225  L51  App. Mod. Physics LAB   T       0800  1130  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week: T      Time of Day:0800  1130 Location:OWS 168 Course Registration Number:20276 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Gerald T. Ruch This course investigates the quantum theory of light, wave particle duality, quantum mechanics in onedimension, statistical physics, lasers, and solid state physics. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 112 and in either MATH 200 or MATH 210. Schedule Details


PHYS 225  L52  App. Mod. Physics LAB     R     0800  1130  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:   R    Time of Day:0800  1130 Location:OWS 168 Course Registration Number:20277 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Gerald T. Ruch This course investigates the quantum theory of light, wave particle duality, quantum mechanics in onedimension, statistical physics, lasers, and solid state physics. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 112 and in either MATH 200 or MATH 210. Schedule Details


PHYS 225  L53  App. Mod. Physics LAB     R     1330  1700  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:   R    Time of Day:1330  1700 Location:OWS 168 Course Registration Number:21297 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Marie Lopez del Puerto This course investigates the quantum theory of light, wave particle duality, quantum mechanics in onedimension, statistical physics, lasers, and solid state physics. The course consists of lecture, discussion and laboratory. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 112 and in either MATH 200 or MATH 210. Schedule Details


PHYS 323  01  Methods of Experimental Phys   T  R     1330  1700  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week: T  R    Time of Day:1330  1700 Location:OWS 169 Course Registration Number:22226 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Martin E. Johnston Standard tools and techniques used in experimental physics are introduced while conducting an indepth investigation of a nonlinear system. Technical topics include: identifying and characterizing chaotic systems, data acquisition and instrument control using LabVIEW, signal conditioning, data and error analysis, and experimental design. This course consists of lecture and discussion. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in either PHYS 112 and MATH 200 Schedule Details


PHYS 342  01  Electromagnetic Waves  M  W  F    1335  1440  BIN LL02  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1335  1440 Location:BIN LL02 Course Registration Number:21162 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Abolghassem Mahmoodi A continuation of PHYS 341. An introduction to the practical applications of Maxwell?s equations including propagation, reflection and absorption of electromagnetic waves. Applications include antennas, waveguides, transmission lines, and shielding from electromagnetic interference. Lecture and discussion. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 341 Schedule Details


PHYS 431  01  Quantum Mechanics  M  W  F    1215  1320  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Days of Week:M  W  F   Time of Day:1215  1320 Location:OWS 169 Course Registration Number:22227 (View in ClassFinder) Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Adam S. Green The foundation of Quantum Mechanics will be explored with mathematical rigor. Specific topics include the timeindependent Schrodinger equation, the hydrogen atom, and angular momentum including spin. Discussion of identical particles will lead to an introduction of quantum statistical mechanics. Lecture and discussion. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 215, PHYS 225, MATH 200, 210, and 240. Schedule Details
