Courses for Summer 2021

Title Instructors Location Time Description Cross listings Fulfills Registration notes Syllabus Syllabus URL
ASTR 001-920 Survey of the Universe TR 01:15 PM-05:05 PM A general survey, designed for the non-major, of the facts and theories of the astronomical universe, from solar system, to stars, to galaxies and cosmology. Topics include planets, satellites, small objects in the solar system, and extraterrestrial life; stars, their evolution, and their final state as white dwarfs, neutron stars, or black holes; galaxies, quasars, large structures, background radiation, and big bang cosmology. Elementary algebra and geometry will be used. This course is not recommended for physical-science majors or engineering students. Engineering students receive no credit for this course. Physical World Sector Course Online: Synchronous Format
PHYS 101-910 Gen.Phys:Mech,Heat,Sound: Mechanics, Heat and Sound Sukalpa Basu MTWRF 10:30 AM-12:30 PM An introduction to the classical laws of motion, including kinematics, forces in nature, Newton's laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, fluid statics and dynamics, oscillations, and waves. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 008, PHYS 101, PHYS 150, or PHYS 170. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 91 or PHYS 93 who complete PHYS 101 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. College Quantitative Data Analysis Req.
Physical World Sector
Course Online: Synchronous Format
Course Must Be Taken For A Grade
Registration also required for Laboratory (see below)
PHYS 101-911 General Physics: Mechanics, Heat and Sound An introduction to the classical laws of motion, including kinematics, forces in nature, Newton's laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, fluid statics and dynamics, oscillations, and waves. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 008, PHYS 101, PHYS 150, or PHYS 170. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 91 or PHYS 93 who complete PHYS 101 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Course Online: Asynchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)
PHYS 101-912 General Physics: Mechanics, Heat and Sound TR 01:30 PM-04:00 PM An introduction to the classical laws of motion, including kinematics, forces in nature, Newton's laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, fluid statics and dynamics, oscillations, and waves. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 008, PHYS 101, PHYS 150, or PHYS 170. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 91 or PHYS 93 who complete PHYS 101 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Course Online: Synchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)
PHYS 101-913 General Physics: Mechanics, Heat and Sound An introduction to the classical laws of motion, including kinematics, forces in nature, Newton's laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, fluid statics and dynamics, oscillations, and waves. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 008, PHYS 101, PHYS 150, or PHYS 170. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 91 or PHYS 93 who complete PHYS 101 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Course Online: Synchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)
PHYS 101-914 General Physics: Mechanics, Heat and Sound An introduction to the classical laws of motion, including kinematics, forces in nature, Newton's laws of motion, conservation of energy and momentum, fluid statics and dynamics, oscillations, and waves. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 008, PHYS 101, PHYS 150, or PHYS 170. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 91 or PHYS 93 who complete PHYS 101 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Permission Needed From Department
Course Online: Synchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)
PHYS 102-920 Electromagnetism, Optics, and Modern Physics Sukalpa Basu MTWRF 10:30 AM-12:30 PM A continuation of PHYS 101 emphasizing an introduction to classical electricity and magnetism, light and optics, special relativity, the quantum theory of matter, and nuclear physics. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 009, 102, 151, 171. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 92 or PHYS 94 who complete PHYS 102 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. College Quantitative Data Analysis Req.
Physical World Sector
Permission Needed From Department
Course Online: Synchronous Format
Course Must Be Taken For A Grade
Registration also required for Laboratory (see below)
PHYS 102-921 General Physics: Electromagnetism, Optics, and Modern Physics MW 01:30 PM-04:00 PM A continuation of PHYS 101 emphasizing an introduction to classical electricity and magnetism, light and optics, special relativity, the quantum theory of matter, and nuclear physics. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 009, 102, 151, 171. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 92 or PHYS 94 who complete PHYS 102 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Course Online: Synchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)
PHYS 102-922 General Physics: Electromagnetism, Optics, and Modern Physics TR 01:30 PM-04:00 PM A continuation of PHYS 101 emphasizing an introduction to classical electricity and magnetism, light and optics, special relativity, the quantum theory of matter, and nuclear physics. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 009, 102, 151, 171. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 92 or PHYS 94 who complete PHYS 102 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Course Online: Synchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)
PHYS 102-923 General Physics: Electromagnetism, Optics, and Modern Physics A continuation of PHYS 101 emphasizing an introduction to classical electricity and magnetism, light and optics, special relativity, the quantum theory of matter, and nuclear physics. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 009, 102, 151, 171. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 92 or PHYS 94 who complete PHYS 102 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Course Online: Synchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)
PHYS 102-924 General Physics: Electromagnetism, Optics, and Modern Physics A continuation of PHYS 101 emphasizing an introduction to classical electricity and magnetism, light and optics, special relativity, the quantum theory of matter, and nuclear physics. Suggested for students in a pre-health program. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses: PHYS 009, 102, 151, 171. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 92 or PHYS 94 who complete PHYS 102 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Course Online: Synchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)
PHYS 141-920 Principles II W/O Lab MTWRF 09:00 AM-12:00 PM The topics of this calculus-based course are electric and magnetic fields; Coulomb's, Gauss's, Ampere's, and Faraday's laws; DC and AC circuits; Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic radiation. Engineering students only. Prerequisite: For engineering students whose course of study does not require a physics laboratory course. Those who are enrolled in a dual degree program with the college must register for the lab-based version of this course, PHYS 151. Engineering Students Only
Registration also required for Recitation (see below)
PHYS 151-920 Principles II MTWRF 09:00 AM-12:00 PM The topics of this calculus-based course are electric and magnetic fields; Coulomb's, Gauss's, Ampere's, and Faraday's laws; DC and AC circuits; Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic radiation. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses. PHYS 009, 102, 151, 171. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 92 or 94 who complete PHYS 151 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Prerequisite: Students in PHYS 151 should already have taken MATH 114 or the equivalent, or betaking it imultaneously with PHYS 151. College Quantitative Data Analysis Req.
Physical World Sector
Registration also required for Laboratory (see below)
PHYS 151-921 Principles of Physics II: Electromagnetism and Radiation MW 01:30 PM-04:00 PM The topics of this calculus-based course are electric and magnetic fields; Coulomb's, Gauss's, Ampere's, and Faraday's laws; DC and AC circuits; Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic radiation. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses. PHYS 009, 102, 151, 171. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 92 or 94 who complete PHYS 151 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Prerequisite: Students in PHYS 151 should already have taken MATH 114 or the equivalent, or betaking it imultaneously with PHYS 151. Course Online: Synchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)
PHYS 151-922 Principles of Physics II: Electromagnetism and Radiation The topics of this calculus-based course are electric and magnetic fields; Coulomb's, Gauss's, Ampere's, and Faraday's laws; DC and AC circuits; Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic radiation. Credit is awarded for only one of the following courses. PHYS 009, 102, 151, 171. Students with AP or Transfer Credit for PHYS 92 or 94 who complete PHYS 151 will thereby surrender the AP or Transfer Credit. Prerequisite: Students in PHYS 151 should already have taken MATH 114 or the equivalent, or betaking it imultaneously with PHYS 151. Course Online: Synchronous Format
Registration also required for Lecture (see below)