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:

CRN: 40286
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 104  01

Astronomy

M  W  F  

1215
 1320

OWS 150

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40287
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Wehner
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

PHYS 104  51

Astronomy/Lab

 T     

1330
 1510

OWS 166

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 41452
0 Credit Hours
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Wehner
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

PHYS 104  61

Astronomy/Lab

 T     

0955
 1135

OWS 166

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40288
0 Credit Hours
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Wehner
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

PHYS 104  62

Astronomy/Lab

   R   

0955
 1135

OWS 166

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40756
0 Credit Hours
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

PHYS 104  63

Astronomy/Lab

   R   

1330
 1510

OWS 166

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40289
0 Credit Hours
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

PHYS 109  01

General Physics I

M  W  F  

0815
 1040

OWS 169

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40290
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 109  02

General Physics I

M  W  F  

1335
 1600

OWS 169

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40970
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 111  01

Classical Physics I

M  W  F  

0815
 1040

OWS 168

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40291
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Martin E. Johnston
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.

PHYS 111  02

Classical Physics I

M  W  F  

1055
 1320

OWS 168

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 41309
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 111  03

Classical Physics I

M  W  F  

1335
 1600

OWS 168

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40292
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Martin E. Johnston
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.

PHYS 111  04

Classical Physics I

M  W  F  

1055
 1320

OWS 169

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 41777
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 112  01

Classical Physics II

M  W  F  

0815
 1040

OWS 166

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40293
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 112  02

Classical Physics II

M  W  F  

1055
 1320

OWS 166

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40294
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 112  03

Classical Physics II

M  W  F  

1335
 1600

OWS 166

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40659
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 215  01

Modern Physics: AtomBig Bang

M  W  F  

0815
 0920

OWS 275

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40904
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 215  51

Mod Physics:AtomBig Bang/Lab

 T     

0800
 1130

OWS 155

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40905
0 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 341  01

Electricity & Magnetism

M  W  F  

1335
 1440

OWS 257

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40295
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 347  01

Optics

M  W  F  

1215
 1320

OWS 165A

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40902
4 Credit Hours
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.

PHYS 347  51

Optics LAB

   R   

1330
 1700

OWS 154

Description of course Genetics B/ Lab:

CRN: 40903
0 Credit Hours
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.
