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Physics (PHYS)

PHYS 1090 - Special Studies

Variable credit special studies in Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, Astronomy, or Physical Science for Elementary Teachers. Individual programs are arranged with the instructor. Instructor permission required.
Units: 1-3
Offered:
Area: Math & Science

PHYS 1114 - Physical Science

Introduces the basic principles and concepts in the areas of physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy. Offered a minimum of once a year. Prerequisite: LAD 9024 Foundations of College Math 2 or placement test. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = PHSC 1004
Units: 4
Offered: Once Per Academic Year
Area: Math & Science

PHYS 1123 - Physics For The Health Sciences

Provides an introductory course in Physics for students in the health sciences. a study of the basic principles and applications of physics to be used in health-related professions. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Math & Science

PHYS 1124 - Astronomy

This course introduces the student to the concepts of the Solar System, Stars, Galaxies, Clusters, the Universe and Cosmology, as well as the physics, chemistry, and biology by which these operate. Offered a minimum of one a year. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = PHSC 1204
Units: 4
Offered: Once Per Academic Year
Area: Math & Science

PHYS 1204 - General Physics I

Designed to present students with fundamental laws, principles, and problem solving in mechanics, wave motion, sound, kinetic theory, heat, and thermodynamics. Corequisite: MATH 1133 Trigonometry taken concurrently with this course or previously completed with a grade of "C" or better. Available upon sufficient student demand. Lab fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = PHYS 2014
Units: 4
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Math & Science

PHYS 2114 - University Physics I

Calculus-based course including introductory mechanics, heat and thermodynamics, kinetic theory, and sound. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours. Pre- or Co-requisite: Calculus II. Lab Fee
Units: 4
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Math & Science

PHYS 2124 - University Physics II

Calculus-based course including introductory electricity and magnetism, wave motion, optics, and elementary quantum concepts. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours. Pre-requisite: University Physics I. Co-requisite: Calculus III. Lab Fee
Units: 4
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Math & Science

PHYS 2204 - General Physics II

Continuation of General Physics I. The study of geometrical and physical optics, electricity and magnetism, atomic and nuclear, and quantum theory. Prerequisite: PHYS 1204 General Physics I. Available upon sufficient student demand. Lab Fee. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = PHYS 2024
Units: 4
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Math & Science

PHYS 2223 - Physical Science For Elem Teachers

Introduces the prospective elementary teacher to a broad survey of the physical sciences. In this methods course the students are engaged in hands-on laboratory work and current teaching practices of curriculum development, instruction, and assessment. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Math & Science