Academic Catalog 2020-2021

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Physics (PHYS)

PHYS 1010 — Elementary Physics   3 credit hours

Introductory physics focuses on fundamental problem-solving strategies, motion in one and two dimensions, mechanical and gravitational energies, and the conservation of energy and momentum. Students without high school physics may use this course to prepare for PHYS 1100.

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1150

Schedule type: Lecture, Web

PHYS 1070 — Elementary Physics Lab   1 credit hour

This accompanying laboratory involves experiments that emphasize scientific method, data collection, and basic calculations as applied to basic physics. Lab Fee Corequisite: PHYS 1010

Co-requisite(s): PHYS 1010

Schedule type: Laboratory, Web

PHYS 1100 — General Physics I   3 credit hours

This course introduces the science student to the theories of kinematics, mechanics, mechanical properties o f materials, thrmodynamics , and fluid mechanics.

Pre-requisite(s): PHYS 1010

Co-requisite(s): MATH 1400

Schedule type: Independent Study, Lecture, Web

PHYS 1110 — General Physics I Laboratory   1 credit hour

This accompanying laboratory applies the principles of mechanics and thermodynamics. Lab Fee Corequisite: PHYS 1100

Pre-requisite(s): PHYS 1010

Co-requisite(s): PHYS 1100

Schedule type: Independent Study, Laboratory

PHYS 1200 — General Physics II   3 credit hours

This course introduces the science student to the theories of harmonic motion, waves, electricity and magnetism, and light.

Pre-requisite(s): PHYS 1100

Schedule type: Independent Study, Lecture, Web

PHYS 1210 — General Physics II Laboratory   1 credit hour

This accompanying laboratory applies the principles of electricity, magnetism and light. Lab Fee Co-requisite: PHYS 1200

Co-requisite(s): PHYS 1200

Schedule type: Independent Study, Laboratory

PHYS 1500 — Physics of Music   3 credit hours

Schedule type: Independent Study, Lecture