Physics Options

PHYS 1111. Introductory Physics 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MATH 1113 with a grade of "C" or better. Co-requisite: PHYS 1311. An introductory course which will include mechanics (kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, momentum and collisions, and rotational motion and statics), and may also include thermodynamics and waves. Elementary algebra and trigonometry will be used. (Course fee required.)

PHYS 1112. Introductory Physics 2 (3-0-3) Prerequisites: PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1311 each with a grade of "C" or better; Co-requisite: PHYS 1312. An introductory course which will include electrostatics, electric current and circuits, and electromagnetism, and may also include optics and modern physics. Elementary algebra and trigonometry will be used. (Course fee required.)

PHYS 1125. Physics of Color and Sound (3-0-3) A basic physics course intended primarily for non-science majors with little mathematics background. Topics will include properties of waves, sound and light, and the principles and applications of acoustics and optics. (Course fee required.)

PHYS 1311. Introductory Physics 1 Lab (0-3-1) Prerequisite: MATH 1113 with a grade of "C" or better. Corequisite: PHYS 1111. Selected laboratory experiments paralleling the topics covered in PHYS 1111. (Course fee required.)

PHYS 1312. Introductory Physics 2 Lab (0-3-1) Prerequisites: PHYS 1111 and PHYS 1311 each with a grade of "C" or better; Co-requisite: PHYS 1112. Selected laboratory experiments in electricity magnetism, optics and modern physics. (Course fee required.)

PHYS 1325. Physics of Color and Sound Lab (0-2-1) Corequisite: PHYS 1125. Laboratory course to accompany Physics of Color and Sound. Individual laboratory experiments, demonstrations, and discussions relating to acoustics and optics. (Course fee required.)

PHYS 2211. Principles of Physics 1 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: MATH 1131 with a grade of "C" or better; Co-requisite: PHYS 2311. An introductory course which will include mechanics (kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, momentum and collisions, and rotational motion and statics), and may also include thermodynamics and waves. Elementary calculus will be used. (Course fee required.)

PHYS 2212. Principles of Physics 2 (3-0-3) Prerequisites: PHYS 2211 and PHYS 2311 and MATH 1132 each with a grade of "C" or better; Co-requisite: PHYS 2312. An introductory course which will include electrostatics, electric current and circuits, and electromagnetism, and may also include optics and modern physics. Elementary calculus will be used. (Course fee required.)

PHYS 2311. Principles of Physics 1 Lab (0-3-1) Prerequisite: MATH 1131 with grade of C or better; Co-requisite: PHYS 2211. Selected laboratory experiments paralleling the topics covered in PHYS 2211. (Course fee required.)

PHYS 2312. Principles of Physics 2 Lab (0-3-1) Prerequisites: PHYS 2211 and PHYS 2311, and MATH 1132 with a grade of C or better; Co-requisite: PHYS 2212. Selected laboratory experiments paralleling the topics covered in PHYS 2212. (Course fee required.)