Physics (PHYS)

Physics (PHYS)

PHYS 101  Elements of Physics  3 Credit Hour(s)  

A study of the basic concepts of physics for non-science majors. Included topics: Mechanics (motion, energy, simple machines, momentum, gravity), heat and thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, sound and light, history and methodology of science.

Offered: Resident and Online

PHYS 103  Elements of Physics Lab  1 Credit Hour(s)  

An optional lab to accompany PHYS 101. Attention will be given to laboratory procedures of physics, safety, mathematics, measurement, and data manipulation and everyday uses of physics.

Offered: Resident and Online

PHYS 201  General Physics I  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MATH 121 or MATH 122 or MATH 126 or MATH 128 or MATH 131

A study of mechanics, gravitation, waves, sound, heat, light, electricity and magnetism, optics and modern physics from a non-calculus perspective.

Note: Includes lab

Offered: Resident and Online

PHYS 201L  General Physics Lab I  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Offered: Resident and Online

PHYS 202  General Physics II  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: PHYS 201

A continuation of PHYS 201.

Offered: Resident

PHYS 202L  General Physics Lab II  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: PHYS 201 and PHYS 202 (may be taken concurrently)

Offered: Resident

PHYS 231  University Physics I  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: (MATH 131 or ENGR 131) and MATH 132 (may be taken concurrently)

A calculus-based study of mechanics, gravitation, waves, and heat.

Offered: Resident

PHYS 231L  University Physics Lab I  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: (MATH 131 (may be taken concurrently) or ENGR 131 (may be taken concurrently)) and MATH 132 (may be taken concurrently) and PHYS 231 (may be taken concurrently)

Offered: Resident

PHYS 232  University Physics II  4 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: PHYS 231

A continuation of PHYS 231. Calculus-based study of electromagnetism, optics and select topics in modern physics.

Offered: Resident

PHYS 232L  University Physics Lab II  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: PHYS 231 and PHYS 232 (may be taken concurrently)

Offered: Resident

PHYS 320  Thermodynamics  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: PHYS 231 and MATH 231

A study of the laws of thermodynamics, equations of state, kinetic theory, chemical equilibrium and phase changes.

Offered: Resident

PHYS 495  Directed Research  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

PHYS 495 - Directed Research (1 to 3 hours)

Offered: Resident

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