Courses

Please note that not all of the courses listed below will be available during the current semester. Please check with the department as to the availability of a particular class.

Upper Level Course Listings

Lower Level Courses

PHY 1100 - General Physics I

Description: Mechanics, heat and sound. Recommended for Biology majors.
Prerequisites: (MAT 1310 or MAT 1320 or MAT 1330 or MAT 1500)
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 3.0

PHY 1101 - General Physics I Lab

Description: Selected experiments in mechanics, heat and sound. Recommended for Biology majors.
Prerequisites:
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 1.0

PHY 1102 - General Physics II

Description: A continuation of PHY 1100; light, electricity and modern physics. Recommended for Biology majors.
Prerequisites: PHY 1100 and (MAT 1315 or MAT 1325 or MAT 1335 or MAT 1505)
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 3.0

PHY 1103 - General Physics II Lab

Description: Selected experiments in light and electricity. Recommended for Biology majors.
Prerequisites: PHY 1101
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 1.0

PHY 2400 - Physics I Mechanics

Description: Introduction to Mechanics. Designed for students in the College of Engineering.
Prerequisites: MAT 1500
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 3.0
Last Offered: Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2010

PHY 2402 - Physics II Elec & Magnet

Description: Electrostatics, DC Circuits, magnetism, and AC circuits. Designed for students in the College of Engineering.
Prerequisites: MAT 1505 and (PHY 2400 or PHY 2410)
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 3.0

PHY 2403 - Phy Lab for Engineering

Description: Selected experiments illustrating the principles of Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism. Designed for students in the College of Engineering.
Prerequisites: PHY 2402
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 1.0

PHY 2410 - University Phy: Mechanics

Description: Vectors, kinematics, and dynamics of particles, rigid bodies, and fluids. Recommended for Science majors.
Prerequisites: MAT 1500
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 3.0

PHY 2411 - Lab: Mechanics

Description: Selected experiments demonstrating the fundamental principles of Mechanics and Waves with emphasis on techniques of measurements and data analysis. Recommended for Science majors.
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: PHY 2410
Credit Hours: 1.0

PHY 2412 - Univ Physics: Elec & Mag

Description: Electrostatics, DC circuits, magnetism, and AC circuits. Recommended for Science majors.
Prerequisites: (PHY 2410 and MAT 1505)
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 3.0

PHY 2413 - Lab: Elec & Magnetism

Description: Recommended for Science majors.
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: PHY 2412
Credit Hours: 1.0

PHY 2414 - Univ Physics: Thermo

Description: Heat, kinetic theory of gases, first and second laws of thermodynamics, wave motion acoustics, geometrical and physical optics. Recommended for Science majors.
Prerequisites: (MAT 2500 and PHY 2410)
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 3.0

PHY 2415 - Lab: Thermodynamics

Description: Selected experiments in heat, waves and optics. Recommended for Science majors.
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: PHY 2414
Credit Hours: 1.0

PHY 2416 - Modern Physics

Description: Special theory of relativity, atomic theory, quantum physics, the Schrodinger equation, solid-state physics, nuclear physics, elementary particles and cosmology. Recommended for Science majors.
Prerequisites: (PHY 2410 and PHY 2412 and PHY 2414) and (MAT 2500 or MAT 2705)
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 3.0

PHY 2417 - Lab: Modern Physics

Description: Interference; Franck Hertz experiment; Photoelectric effect; Michelson interferometry; Millikan oil drop experiment; Electron Spin Resonance (ESR); Ferroelectricity; Superconductivity; Low Temperature physics experiments. A writing enriched course. Recommended for Science majors.
Prerequisites: PHY 2416
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 1.0

PHY 2601 - Computational Phy Lab I

Description: Computer applications, data analysis and presentation, algorithms and programming, numerical methods, and basic graphics for Physics and Astronomy majors. Prerequisite:Any Intro Physics course (may be taken con- currently).
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Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 1.0

PHY 2603 - Computational Phy Lab II

Description: Continuation of Computational Physics I.
Prerequisites: PHY 2601
Corequisites:
Credit Hours: 1.0

PHY 3310 - Electronics

Description: DC and AC analysis including network theorems, power, resonance, filters, bridge circuits, amplifiers, integrated circuits, active devices, digital logic circuits and applications.
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: PHY 3311
Credit Hours: 3.0

PHY 3311 - Electronics Lab

Description: Laboratory experiments are chosen to supplement the Physics 3310 lectures and to give experience with sophisticated electronic equipment. A Writing Enriched course.
Prerequisites:
Corequisites: PHY 3310
Credit Hours: 1.0