Physics

PHY 10404 (TM) Principles of Physics

This is a survey of mechanics, energy, waves, sound, and atomic and nuclear physics. There are thirteen one-hour labs. Prerequisite: MTH 11203 (C or better), TEC 11704 (C or better) MTH 21403 or placement into higher level math course via placement exam score. ENG 10503 (C- or better) or placement into higher-level English course via placement exam score.

Offered Fall, Spring for 4 Semester hours.


PHY 17505 General Physics I with Algebra

This course is an introduction to mechanics, thermodynamics, fluids, sound and waves utilizing algebra and trigonometry. Labs include work with computers to collect and analyze data. Laboratories emphasize the drawing of conclusions for collected evidence. Four-hour lecture, two-hour lab. Course fee required. Prerequisites: TEC 11804, MTH 14505, MTH 14403, or permission of the instructor.

Offered Fall for 5 Semester hours.


PHY 18505 General Physics II with Algebra

This course is an introduction to electricity, magnetism, light, and modern physics utilizing algebra and trigonometry. Laboratories emphasize the drawing of conclusions for collected evidence. Four-hour lecture, two-hour lab. Course fee required. Prerequisite: PHY 17505 or permission of the instructor.

Offered Spring for 5 Semester hours.


PHY 20505 General Physics I with Calculus

This course is a calculus-based introduction to mechanics, thermodynamics, wave characteristics, sound, and fluids. Labs include work with computers to collect and analyze data. Laboratories emphasize the drawing of conclusions for collected evidence. Four-hour lecture, two-hour lab. Course fee required. Prerequisite: MTH 15105 or permission of the instructor.

Offered Fall for 5 Semester hours.


PHY 21505 General Physics II with Calculus

This course is a calculus-based introduction to electricity, and magnetism, light, and modern physics. Labs include work with computers to collect and analyze data. Laboratories emphasize the drawing of conclusions for collected evidence. Four-hour lecture, two-hour lab. Course fee required. Prerequisite: PHY 20505 or permission of the instructor.

Offered Spring for 5 Semester hours.


PHY 28801-05 Selected Topics in Physics

This course is a study of topics not included in other course offerings. The format may be independent or directed studies, a research project, a scheduled class, or a seminar. Prerequisites: PHY 21505, and permission of the instructor and School Chair.

Offered On Demand for 1-5 Semester hours.