Physics (PHY)

PHY 101      PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS      Credits: 3

This course introduces the basic concepts of physics as illustrated in the areas of mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, light, and nuclear physics. Course includes an accompanying laboratory component.
Corequisites: PHY 101L.

PHY 101L      PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS LAB      Credits: 0

Laboratory component of PHY 101.
Corequisites: PHY 101.

PHY 211      GENERAL PHYSICS I      Credits: 4

This course emphasizes understanding of the phenomena of our natural world. Topics include analysis of motion, Newtonian mechanics, forces, energy, rotational motion, fluids, heat, and thermodynamics. Course includes an accompanying laboratory component.
Prerequisites: MTH 110 or MTH 123 with a D or higher
Corequisites: PHY 211L.

PHY 211L      GENERAL PHYSICS I LAB      Credits: 0

Laboratory component of PHY 211.
Corequisites: PHY 211.

PHY 212      GENERAL PHYSICS II      Credits: 4

A continuation of PHY 211. This course emphasizes understanding of the phenomena of our natural world. Topics include oscillatory motion, waves, sound, electricity, magnetism, light, atomic, and nuclear physics. Course includes an accompanying laboratory component.
Prerequisites: PHY 211 with a C or higher
Corequisites: PHY 212L.

PHY 212L      GENERAL PHYSICS II LAB      Credits: 0

Laboratory component of PHY 212.
Corequisites: PHY 212.