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Prereqs: Graduate standing
PHYS 99 is Pass/No Pass only.
This course has no description.
Course Format: Independent Study
Course Delivery: Classroom
Recommended for all students wanting a nonmathematical look at basic discoveries of physics.
Qualitative approach to physics for the non-science major that emphasizes concepts and how they are used to understand the everyday physical world. Newton's description of motion and forces, the atomic view of matter, kinds and transformations of energy, the nature of electricity and magnetism, sound and light waves, and subatomic particles. Some topics selected according to student interest.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: MATH 102 or equivalent.
Credit toward the degree may be earned in only one of: PHYS 141, 141H, and 151. Lab fee required.
Mechanics, heat, waves and sound.
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors program or by invitation; MATH 102 or equivalent.
Credit toward the degree may be earned in only one of: PHYS 141, 141H, and 151. Lab fee required.
For course description, see PHYS 141.
This course is a prerequisite for: GEOL 340, PHYS 142, PHYS 142H, PHYS 211
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 4, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: PHYS 141 or 141H.
Lab fee required.
Continuation of PHYS 141. Electricity, magnetism, optics, relativity, atomic and nuclear physics.
This course is a prerequisite for: ASTR 405, METR 880, PHYS 343, PHYS 361
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 3, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors program or by invitation; PHYS 141 or 141H.
Lab fee required.
For course description, see PHYS 142.
This course is a prerequisite for: ASTR 405
Credit Hours: 5
Course Format: Lab 3, Lecture 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: MATH 102 or equivalent high school preparation.
Credit toward the degree may be earned in only one of: PHYS 141, 141H, and 151.
Short course, without laboratory, for those who need one semester of elementary general physics. Emphasis on understanding our physical environment through application of principles of mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, and light.
This course is a prerequisite for: ARCH 333, ATHT 249, CNST 306, FDST 363, MSYM 109L, MSYM 232, MSYM 262, PHYS 153, PHYS 211
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 3, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: PHYS 151 or parallel PHYS 151.
Laboratory experiments in mechanics, heat, and wave motion.
This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 306
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Seminar/workshop that introduces students to topics in modern physics research in basic and applied areas. Students given an understanding of how their studies relate to current progress in physics and astronomy and to prepare for careers in physics-related disciplines.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: One year high school physics or PHYS 141 or 141H or 151 or permission; MATH 106 or parallel.
Calculus-based course intended for students in engineering and the physical sciences. Mechanics, fluids, wave motion, and heat.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 3, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; MATH 106 or 106H or equivalent or parallel.
For course description, see PHYS 211.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 3, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: One year high school physics or PHYS 211 or 211H or permission; MATH 107 or parallel.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 3, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation; PHYS 211 or 211H; MATH 107 or equivalent or parallel.
A calculus-based course.
For course description, see PHYS 212.
This course is a prerequisite for: ASTR 405, MECH 421, METR 323, METR 823, PHYS 213H
Credit Hours: 4
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 4
Prereqs: PHYS 212; MATH 208 or parallel.
Continuation of PHYS 212. Relativity, quantum mechanics, atoms, and nuclei.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 3, Recitation 1
Course Delivery: Classroom

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