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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Undergraduate Courses and Pre-requisites

 

PHYS-001. General Physics Lec-Rec-Lab. 5 crs.

 

PHYS-002. General Physics Lec-Rec-Lab. 5 crs.  Pre-requisite:  PHYS 001

 

PHYS-003. Mathematical Methods for General Physics. 3 crs.  Pre-requisite:   Algebra/Trigonometry at the High School Level

 

PHYS-007. Physics for Allied Health Students. 5 crs.  Pre-requisite:  Algebra/ Trigonometry at the High School Level

 

PHYS-008. Physics for Architecture Students. 5 crs.  Pre-requisite:  Algebra/ Trigonometry at the High School Level

 

PHYS-009. General Physics for Human Ecology Students. 5 crs.  Pre-requisite:  Algebra/Trigonometry at the High School Level

 

PHYS-010. General Astronomy 3 crs.  Pre-requisite:  Algebra/Trigonometry at the High School Level

 

PHYS-013. General Physics for Scientists and Engineers.  3 crs. Co-requisite or Pre-requisite: MATH-156

 

PHYS-014. General Physics for Scientists and Engineers.  3 crs. Pre-requisites: PHYS 013; Co-requisite or Prerequisite: MATH 157

 

PHYS-015. Introduction to Modern Physics. 3 crs.  Pre-requisite: PHYS 014

 

PHYS-023, General Physics for Scientists and Engineers Lab. 1 cr. Co- requisite or Prerequisite PHYS 013

 

PHYS-024. General Physics for Scientist and Engineers Lab II. 1 cr.  Co- requisite or Prerequisite PHYS 014

 

PHYS-025. General Physics for Scientists and Engineers Lab. 1 cr. Co-requisite or Prerequisite PHYS 015

 

PHYS-030. Earth & Space Science I. 3 cr.  Pre-requisite:  Algebra/ Trigonometry at the High School Level

 

PHYS-031. Earth & Space Science II. 3 cr.  Prerequisite: PHYS 030.

 

PHYS-084.  Directed Readings in Honors for Sophomores I. 1 cr.

 

PHYS-085. Directed Readings in Honors for Sophomores II. 1 cr.

Pre-requisite:  PHYS 084 or with the Permission of Instructor

 

PHYS-088. Directed Readings in Honors for Juniors I. 1 cr. Pre-requisite:  Permission of Instructor

 

PHYS-089. Directed Readings in Honors for Juniors II. 1 cr. Pre-requisite:  PHYS 088 or with the Permission of Instructor

 

PHYS-092. Senior Departmental Honors I. 3 crs. Pre-requisite:  Permission of Instructor

 

PHYS-093. Senior Departmental Honors II. 3 crs. Pre-requisite:  PHYS 092 or with Permission of the Instructor

 

PHYS–131.  Plasma Physics 3 crs. Pre-requisite or corequisite: physics 178 or consent of instructor

 

PHYS–132.  Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics 3 crs. Pre-requisite or corequisite: Math 157, Phys 190


PHYS–140.  Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics. 3 crs.  Pre-requisite:  PHYS 015, MATH 157

 

PHYS–141.  Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophysics. 3 crs.  Pre-requisite:  PHYS 140 or with Permission of the Instructor

 

PHYS–143.  Observational Astronomy 3 crs.  Co-requisite: PHYS 140 or with Permission of the Instructor


PHYS-145.  Cosmology and Modern Astrophysics. 3crs. Coreq. Phys. 141 or instructors approval.

 

PHYS-154. Computational Physics I. 3 crs.

Pre-requisite: MATH-007 or with Permission of the Instructor

 

PHYS-155. Computational Physics II. 3 crs.

Pre-requisite:  PHYS 154 or with Permission of the Instructor

 

PHYS-174. Introduction to Biophysics. 3 crs.  Prerequisite: PHYS-002

 

PHYS-175. Thermodynamics. 3 crs.  Prerequisites: PHYS 002 or PHYS-014 and MATH 157 and 159 or with Permission of Instructor

 

PHYS-176. Optics. 3 crs.  Prerequisites: PHYS 002 or PHYS 014 and MATH 157 and 159

 

PHYS-178. Electricity and Magnetism I. 3 crs.  Prerequisites: PHYS 002 or PHYS 014, and MATH 156, 157 and 159

 

PHYS-179. Electricity and Magnetism II. 3 crs.  Pre-requisite:  PHYS 178

 

PHYS-180. Electronic Physics I. 3 crs.  Prerequisites: PHYS 002 or PHYS 014, and MATH 156 and 157

 

PHYS-181. Electronic Physics II. 3 crs. Pre-requisite:  PHYS 180

 

PHYS-182. Physical Mechanics I. 3 crs.  Prerequisites: PHYS 001 or PHYS 013, and MATH 156, 157 and 159

 

PHYS-183. Physical Mechanics II. 3 crs. Pre-requisite:  PHYS 182

 

PHYS-190. Quantum Physics I. 3 crs. Prerequisites: PHYS 183 and MATH 156, 157 and 159

 

PHYS-191. Quantum Physics II. 3 crs.  Pre-requisite:  PHYS 190

 

PHYS-192. Introduction to Mathematical Physics I. 3 crs.  Prerequisite: With permission of Instructor

 

PHYS-193. Introduction to Mathematical Physics II. 3 crs. Pre-requisite:  PHYS 192

 

PHYS-194. Experimental Physics I. 3 cr.  Pre-requisites: PHYS-013, 014, 015 or with the Permission of the Instructor

 

PHYS-195. Experimental Physics II. 3 cr. Pre-requisite:  PHYS 194

 

PHYS-196. Senior Thesis. (1) cr.  Pre-requisite: PHYS-194 and senior status in Physics

 

PHYS-702.  Experimental Physics I. 3 cr.  Pre-requisite:  PHYS 013, 014, 015 or with the Permission of the Instructor