PHYS 1000 Gateway to Physics
Credit Hours 2.0
Description

This is a seminar course intended for anyone curious about physics and its relevance to contemporary life. No background in physics is necessary. The course engages a broad spectrum of resources and experiential opportunities (e.g. popular science books & articles, videos, websites, lab tours, field trips, service learning opportunities, and guest presenters) to explore compelling interconnections between physics, other disciplines and career interests. Course topics may include Physics and the Human Body, Physics and the Nano-scale, Physics and the Cosmos, Physics and Technology, Physics and Art, and Chaos & Complexity.

PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites MATH 1112 or MATH 1113 with a grade of C or higher
Corequisites PHYS 1111L
Description

This introductory course is the first in a two course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will include material from mechanics, thermodynamics, and waves. Elementary algebra and trigonometry will be used.

PHYS 1111K Introductory Physics I
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites MATH 1112 or MATH 1113 with grade of C or higher
Description

This introductory course is the first in a two-course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will include material from mechanics, thermodynamics, and waves including a laboratory component. Elementary algebra and trigonometry will be used.

PHYS 1111L Introductory Physics I Lab
Credit Hours 1.0
Corequisites PHYS 1111
Description

This is a laboratory to accompany PHYS 1111. Assignments are designed to reinforce lecture concepts.

PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1111L, each with a grade of C or higher
Corequisites PHYS 1112L
Description

This course will include material from electromagnetism, light, and modern physics. Elementary algebra and trigonometry will be used.

PHYS 1112K Introductory Physics II
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites PHYS 1111K or PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1111L or PHYS 2211K or PHYS 2211 and PHYS 2211L with grades of C or higher
Description

This introductory course is the second in a two-course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will include material from electromagnetism, light, and modern physics including a laboratory component. Elementary algebra and trigonometry will be used.

PHYS 1112L Introductory Physics II Laboratory
Credit Hours 1.0
Corequisites PHYS 1112
Description

This is a laboratory to accompany PHYS 1112. Assignments
are designed to reinforce lecture concepts.

PHYS 2030 Physical Science: Physics of Music and Speech
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

No science background required. Not accepted as a part of the requirements for a major or an allied field in physics. Physical characteristics of musical sound; applications to musical tones, scales, harmony, and acoustics; problems of recording, amplifying, transmitting, and reproducing sound.

PHYS 2211 Principles of Physics I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites MATH 2201 or MATH 2211 with a grade of C or higher
Corequisites PHYS 2211L
Description

This is the first in a calculus based two course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will cover mechanics, waves, simple harmonic motion, and thermodynamics.

PHYS 2211K Principles of Physics I
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites MATH 2211 or MATH 2201 with grade of C or higher
Description

This is the first in a calculus-based two-course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will cover mechanics, waves, simple harmonic motion, and thermodynamics including a laboratory component.

PHYS 2211L Principles Of Physics I Laboratory
Credit Hours 1.0
Corequisites PHYS 2211
Description

This is a laboratory to accompany PHYS 2211. Assignments are designed to reinforce lecture concepts.

PHYS 2212 Principles of Physics II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites MATH 2212 or MATH 2202; and PHYS 2211K or PHYS 2211 and PHYS 2211L with grades of C or higher
Corequisites PHYS 2212L
Description

This is the second in a calculus based two course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will cover electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics.

PHYS 2212K Principles of Physics II
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites MATH 2212 or MATH 2202; and PHYS 2211K or PHYS 2211 and PHYS 2211L with grades of C or higher
Description

This is the second in a calculus-based two-course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will cover electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics including a laboratory component.

PHYS 2212L Principles Of Physics II Laboratory
Credit Hours 1.0
Corequisites PHYS 2212
Description

This is a laboratory to accompany PHYS 2212. Assignments are designed to reinforce lecture concepts.

PHYS 2940 Directed Laboratory Investigations
Credit Hours 1.0 - 2.0
Prerequisites consent of the department
Description

Directed laboratory investigation in physics involving the development of experimental skills required for advanced study in physics or a related science. May be repeated for no more than two hours total credit.