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: 40300
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.
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PHYS 104  01  Astronomy  M  W  F    1215  1320  OWS 150  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40301
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
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PHYS 104  51  Astronomy/Lab   T       1330  1510  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 41632
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
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PHYS 104  61  Astronomy/Lab     R     0800  0940  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40302
0 Credit Hours
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
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PHYS 104  62  Astronomy/Lab     R     0955  1135  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40817
0 Credit Hours
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
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PHYS 104  63  Astronomy/Lab     R     1330  1510  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40303
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
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PHYS 104  64  Astronomy/Lab     R     1525  1705  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40576
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
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PHYS 109  01  General Physics I  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40304
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.
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PHYS 109  02  General Physics I  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 41051
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.
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PHYS 111  01  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40305
4 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 111  02  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    0935  1200  OSS 122  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 41450
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.
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PHYS 111  03  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40306
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.
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PHYS 111  04  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1055  1320  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 42364
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Kisha M. Delain
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.
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PHYS 112  01  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40307
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.
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PHYS 112  02  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    1055  1320  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40308
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.
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PHYS 112  03  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40701
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.
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PHYS 215  01  Modern Physics: AtomBig Bang  M  W  F    0815  0920  OWS 275  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40974
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.
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PHYS 215  51  Mod Physics:AtomBig Bang/Lab   T       0800  1130  OWS 155  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40975
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.
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PHYS 331  01  Theoretical Mechanics  M  W  F    1055  1200  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 42363
4 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 341  01  Electricity & Magnetism  M  W  F    1335  1440  OWS 250  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40309
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.
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PHYS 347  01  Optics  M  W  F    1215  1320  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40972
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.
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PHYS 347  51  Optics / Lab     R     1330  1700  OWS 154  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 40973
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.
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Course  Section  Title  Days  Time  Location  

PHYS 104  01  Astronomy  M  W  F    1215  1320  OWS 150  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20314
4 Credit Hours
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
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PHYS 104  61  Astronomy/Lab   T       1330  1510  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20315
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
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PHYS 104  62  Astronomy/Lab     R     0955  1135  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20316
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
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PHYS 104  63  Astronomy/Lab     R     1330  1510  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20560
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
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PHYS 104  64  Astronomy/Lab     R     1525  1705  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20738
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
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PHYS 105  01  Musical Acoustics  M  W  F    1055  1245  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20317
4 Credit Hours
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)
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PHYS 110  01  General Physics II  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20318
4 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 110  02  General Physics II  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 21791
4 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 111  01  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20319
4 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 111  02  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1055  1320  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20320
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Elizabeth M. Wehner
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.
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PHYS 111  03  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 166  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20321
4 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 111  04  Classical Physics I  M  W  F    1055  1320  OSS 122  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20892
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.
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PHYS 112  01  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    0815  1040  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20322
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.
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PHYS 112  02  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    1055  1320  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 21099
4 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 112  03  Classical Physics II  M  W  F    1335  1600  OWS 169  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20739
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.
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PHYS 225  01  Applications of Modern Physics  M  W  F    1335  1440  OWS 250  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20323
4 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 225  02  Applications of Modern Physics  M  W  F    1525  1630  OWS 250  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 22233
4 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 225  51  Modern Physics LAB   T       0800  1130  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20324
0 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 225  52  Modern Physics LAB     R     0800  1130  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 20325
0 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 225  53  Modern LAB     R     1330  1700  OWS 168  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 22234
0 Credit Hours
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.
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PHYS 323  01  Methods of Experimental Phys   T  R     1330  1700  OWS 165A  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 21826
4 Credit Hours
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
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PHYS 342  01  Electromagnetic Waves  M  W  F    1335  1440  OSS 329  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 21450
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Greg S. Mowry
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
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PHYS 431  01  Quantum Mechanics  M  W  F    1215  1320  OWS 165A  
Description of course Genetics B/ Lab: 
CRN: 21827
4 Credit Hours
Instructor: Paul R. Ohmann
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.
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