Physics (PHYS)

PHYS 1101  College Physics I (lab)  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course covers fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces; with emphasis on problem solving.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314 or higher and Reading level 7;
Co-requisite(s): PHYS 1301
Course Type: Academic

PHYS 1102  College Physics II (lab)  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This lab course activities will reinforce fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electrostatics, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, optics, and modern physics topics; with emphasis on problem solving.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 1301/1101;
Co-requisite(s): PHYS 1302
Course Type: Academic

PHYS 1301  College Physics I (lecture)  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This lecture course covers the fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics,including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces; with emphasis on problem solving.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314 or higher and Reading level 7;
Co-requisite(s): PHYS 1101
Course Type: Academic

PHYS 1302  College Physics II (lecture)  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This lecture course covers fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electrostatics, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, optics, and modern physics topics; with emphasis on problem solving.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 1301/1101;
Co-requisite(s): PHYS 1102
Course Type: Academic

PHYS 2125  University Physics I (lab)  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This lab course covers experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in PHYS 2325 involving the principles and applications of classical mechanics, including harmonic motion and physical systems; experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports. It is designed to meet the needs of the pre-engineering student or physics major.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2413 or higher, and Reading level 7;
Co-requisite(s): PHYS 2325, MATH 2414
Course Type: Academic

PHYS 2126  University Physics II (lab)  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This lab course covers experiments supporting theoretical principles presented in PHYS 2326 involving the principles of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, and optics; experimental design, data collection and analysis, and preparation of laboratory reports.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2325/2125, and MATH 2414;
Co-requisite(s): PHYS 2326
Course Type: Academic

PHYS 2325  University Physics I (lecture)  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This lecture course covers the fundamental principles of physics, using calculus, for science, computer science, and engineering majors; the principles and applications of classical mechanics, including harmonic motion, physical systems and thermodynamics; and emphasis on problem-solving. It is designed to meet the needs of the pre-engineering student or physics major.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 2413 or higher and Reading level 7;
Co-requisite(s): PHYS 2125, MATH 2414
Course Type: Academic

PHYS 2326  University Physics II (lecture)  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

In this continuation of PHYS 2425, the topics covered include the principles of physics for science, computer science, and engineering majors, using calculus, involving the principles of electricity and magnetism, including circuits, electromagnetism, waves, sound, light, and optics.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2325/2125 and MATH 2414;
Co-requisite(s): PHYS 2126
Course Type: Academic

PHYS 2389  Academic Cooperative  3 Credits   (1 Lec, 8 Lab)  

This is an instructional program designed to integrate on-campus study with practical hands-on work experience in the physical sciences. In conjunction with class seminars, the individual student will set specific goals and objectives in the scientific study of inanimate objects, processes of matter and energy, and associated phenomena.

Prerequisite(s): Eight hours of physics; Reading level 7, Writing level 7, Math level 8
Course Type: Academic