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Physics and Astronomy


Undergraduate Course Information

Detailed Course Information
For a complete list of undergraduate physics courses see the Academic Bulletins.


ASTR 101

  • Fall 2016, S. Rodney

ASTR 201


PHYS 101: The Physics of How Things Work I


PHYS 101L: The Physics of How Things Work I Lab


PHYS 153: Physics and the Visual Arts


PHYS 155: Musical Acoustics

  • Spring 2012, M. N. Kunchur (pdf)
  • Spring 2011, M. N. Kunchur (pdf)

PHYS 199: Measurement and Analysis in Physics

  • Fall 2012, Y. Ilieva (pdf)

PHYS 201: General Physics I

  • Fall 2012 (Sections 006-009,300), J. Wilson
  • Spring 2012 (Sections 001-002), S.R. Mishra (pdf)
  • Spring 2012 (Section 300), M.R. Schindler
  • Fall 2011 (Sections 001-002), T. Datta (pdf)
  • Fall 2011 (Sections 003-007), J. Wilson
  • Fall 2011 (Section 501), M. N. Kunchur (pdf)
  • Fall 2010, J.E. Johnson and J. Wilson
  • Fall 2009, J.E. Johnson
  • Spring 2009, S. R. Mishra (pdf)

PHYS 201L: General Physics Laboratory I

  • 200 Level Physics Laboratories

PHYS 202: General Physics II

  • Spring 2012 (Sections 001-005), S.R. Mishra (pdf)
  • Spring 2012 (Sections 006-007), T. Datta (pdf)
  • Spring 2012 (Sections 008), J.E. Johnson
  • Spring 2012 (Section 300), P. Morawiec (pdf)
  • Spring 2012 (Sections 501), J. Wilson
  • Fall 2011 (Sections 001, 002), D. J. Tedeschi (pdf)
  • Spring 2011, T. Datta (pdf)
  • Fall 2010 (Sections 001, 002), E. R. Jones
  • Spring 2009, S. R. Mishra (pdf)
  • Fall 2008, J.E. Johnson

PHYS 202L: General Physics Laboratory II

  • 200 Level Physics Laboratories

PHYS 211: Essentials of Physics I

  • Spring 2013 (Sections 001-004), S. Strauch
  • Spring 2012 (Sections 001-004), S. Strauch
  • Spring 2012 (Sections 501), Y. Ilieva (pdf)
  • Fall 2011 (Sections 001-004), R. Petti (pdf)
  • Spring 2011 (Sections 001-004), S. Strauch

PHYS 211L: Essentials of Physics I Lab

  • 200 Level Physics Laboratories

PHYS 212: Essentials of Physics II

  • Spring 2012 (Section 001-002), D. Tedeschi (pdf)
  • Spring 2012 (Section 300), P. Morawiec (pdf)
  • Spring 2012 (Section 501), R. Webb (pdf)
  • Fall 2011 (Section 001-002), F. Myhrer (pdf)
  • Fall 2011 (Section 003-004), R. Petti (pdf)
  • Fall 2011 (Section 501), R. Gothe
  • Spring 2011 (Sections 001-004), T. M. Crawford
  • Fall 2010 (Section 501), B. Altschul (pdf)
  • Spring 2010 (Sections 001-002), Y. Ilieva (pdf)

PHYS 212L: Essentials of Physics II Lab

  • 200 Level Physics Laboratories

PHYS 306: Principles of Physics III

  • Fall 2012, S. Strauch

PHYS 307: Introduction to Modern Physics

  • Spring 2013, F. Myhrer

PHYS 308: Classic Experiments in Physics I

  • Fall 2012, S. Crittenden

PHYS 309: Classic Experiments in Physics II

  • Spring 2013, S. Crittenden
  • Spring 2012, S. Crittenden
  • Spring 2011, S. Crittenden
  • Spring 2010, Y. Bazaliy

PHYS 501: Quantum Physics I

  • Fall 2011, K. Kubodera (pdf)
  • Fall 2010, K. Kubodera (pdf)

PHYS 502: Quantum Physics II

  • Spring 2012, K. Kubodera (pdf)
  • Spring 2011, K. Kubodera (pdf)
  • Former PHYS 502: Quantum Mechanics: Spring 2008, J. Knight

PHYS 503: Mechanics

  • Fall 2011, B. Altschul (pdf)
  • Fall 2010, F. Myhrer

PHYS 504: Electromagnetic Theory

  • Spring 2012, B. Altschul (pdf)

PHYS 506: Thermal Physics

  • Spring 2012, Y. Pershin (pdf)
  • Spring 2008, S. Strauch

PHYS 511: Nuclear Physics

  • Spring 2013, R. Gothe
  • Spring 2012, R. Gothe
  • Spring 2010, R. Gothe
  • Spring 2009, S. Strauch

PHYS 515: Mathematical Physics

  • Fall 2011, V. Gudkov (pdf)
  • Fall 2010, R. Gothe

PHYS 516: Mathematical Physics II

  • Spring 2012, V. Gudkov (pdf)

PHYS 521: Introduction to Biophysics

  • Fall 2010, Y. Bazaliy