Spring 2016 Courses
Course  Section  Title  

PHYS 104  01  Astronomy  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20289 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Gerald T. Ruch 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20290 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  62  Astronomy/Lab  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20291 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  63  Astronomy/Lab  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20520 Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Richard A. Thomas 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  64  Astronomy/Lab  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20684 Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Richard A. Thomas 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20292 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20293 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:21385 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20294 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  02  Classical Physics I  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20295 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Adam S. Green 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20296 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Adam S. Green 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20822 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:22510 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 112  01  Classical Physics II  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20297 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  02  Classical Physics II  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20992 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Martin E. Johnston 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20685 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Martin E. Johnston 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20298 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  L02  Applications of Modern Physics  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:21526 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  Modern Physics LAB  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20299 Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Jeffrey A. Jalkio 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  Modern Physics LAB  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:20300 Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Jeffrey A. Jalkio 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 342  01  Electromagnetic Waves  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:21255 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 398  01  Topics: Comp Methods in PHYS  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:22369 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Gerald T. Ruch The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule Schedule Details


PHYS 410  01  Stat Mech & Thermodynamics  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:22201 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Richard A. Thomas Concepts and laws of thermodynamics and of statistical mechanics. Applications of these to various systems, including gases, liquids, solids and chemical systems. Lecture and discussion. Prerequisite: A minimum grade of C in PHYS 215, 225, and MATH 200 and 210. Schedule Details

Summer 2016 Courses
Course  Section  Title  

PHYS 104  01  Astronomy  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:30023 Credit Hours:4 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  51  Astronomy/Lab  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:30024 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 109  01  General Physics I  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:30094 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Brita L. Nellermoe 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:30042 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Richard A. Thomas 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

Fall 2016 Courses
Course  Section  Title  

PHYS 101  01  Physics for Liberal Arts I  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40260 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40261 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:41289 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  61  Astronomy/Lab  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40262 Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40683 Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Staff 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  63  Astronomy/Lab  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40263 Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40264 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40868 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40265 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:41165 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40266 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:41526 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40267 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40268 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40597 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40817 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  51  Mod Physics:AtomBig Bang/Lab  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40818 Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Staff 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 341  01  Electricity & Magnetism  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40269 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40815 Credit Hours:4 Instructor:Staff 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  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
Course Registration Number:40816 Credit Hours:0 Instructor:Staff 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
