Physics
APPLIED PHYSICS
PHYS 090
5 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Topics include force, motion, torque, energy, power, friction, electricity, magnetism, mechanical advantage, fluids, metric measurement, elasticity, heat, temperature, heat transfer, and heat engines. Open to all students seeking an Applied Science degree.
PHYSICS CALCULATIONS
PHYS 091
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Methods of problem-solving in physics. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS & 121 is required.
PHYSICS CALCULATIONS
PHYS 092
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Methods of problem-solving in physics. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 122 required.
PHYSICS CALCULATIONS
PHYS 093
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Methods of problem-solving in physics. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 123 required.
PHYSICS CALCULATIONS
PHYS 094
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Methods of problem-solving in physics. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 221 required.
PHYSICS CALCULATIONS
PHYS 095
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Methods of problem-solving in physics. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 222 required.
PHYSICS CALCULATIONS
PHYS 096
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Methods of problem-solving in physics. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 223 required.
PHYSICS NON-SCI MAJORS
PHYS&100
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Introduction to basic physics concepts for non-science majors, technical students, or students who desire a PHYS& 121 or 221 preparatory course. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS 101 Lab course required. Prerequisite: MATH 090 or equivalent. [NS, SE]
GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS&121
5 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 33 hours of lab
Physical principles of motion, equilibrium, dynamics, gravity, work energy, momentum, and fluids. Recommended for students in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, forestry and the life sciences. Part of a three-quarter sequence offered each year beginning fall and winter quarters. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS 091 required. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 103 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in MATH 111. [NS, SE]
GENERAL PHYSICS II
PHYS&122
5 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 33 hours of lab
Fundamental physical principles of sound, fluids, heat, thermodynamics, electricity, and magnetism. Second of a three-quarter sequence. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS 092 and 122 Lab required. Prerequisite: PHYS& 121 or consent of Instructional Unit. [NS, SE]
GENERAL PHYSICS III
PHYS&123
5 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 33 hours of lab
Topics in electricity, magnetism, atomic and nuclear physics, and optics. Third of a three-quarter sequence. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS 093 required. Prerequisite: PHYS 102 or consent of Instructional Unit. [NS, SE]
GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
PHYS&124
1 Credits
33 hours of clinical
Exploration of classical physics topics in mechanics through laboratory experience. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 134.
GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
PHYS&125
1 Credits
33 hours of clinical
Exploration of classical physics topics in fluids, thermodynamics, and sound through laboratory experience. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 135.
GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
PHYS&126
1 Credits
33 hours of clinical
Exploration of classical physics topics in electricity and magnetisn, optics, and modern physics through laboratory. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 136.
GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS&134
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
First of a three-quarter sequence, offered in fall and winter quarters. Physical principles of motion, equilibrium, dynamics, gravity, work energy, momentum, and fluids. Recommended for students in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, forestry and the life sciences. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS 091 and PHYS& 124 required. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 103 or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in MATH 111.
GENERAL PHYSICS II
PHYS&135
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Second of a three-quarter sequence beginning with PHYS& 134. Fundamental physical principles of sound, fluids, heat, thermodynamics, electricity, and magnetism. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 125 and PHYS 092. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in PHYS& 134.
GENERAL PHYSICS III
PHYS&136
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Third of a three-quarter sequence beginning with PHYS& 134. Topics in electricity, magnetism, atomic and nuclear physics, and optics. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 126 and 093. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in PHYS& 135.
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
PHYS 199
1 - 3 Credits
99 hours of clinical
Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employer evaluation. Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, HDEV 195, 198, or 200 required. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
ENGINEERING PHYSICS
PHYS&221
5 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 33 hours of lab
Classical physics topics in mechanics. For students majoring in engineering, chemistry, physics, geology, or mathematics. Beginning course of a three-quarter sequence offered each year starting fall and winter quarters. Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MATH& 152 (or MATH 211),and concurrent enrollment in PHYS 094 required. [NS, SE]
ENGINEERING PHYSICS
PHYS&222
5 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 33 hours of lab
Physics topics in fluids, heat, thermodynamics, sound, electricity, and magnetism. Second quarter of a three-quarter sequence beginning with PHYS 201. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS 095 required. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in PHYS& 221 (or PHYS 201). [NS, SE]
ENGINEERING PHYSICS
PHYS&223
5 Credits
44 hours of lecture - 33 hours of lab
Topics in electricity, magnetism, atomic and nuclear physics, and optics. Third quarter of a three-quarter sequence beginning with PHYS 221. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS 096 required. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in PHYS& 222 (or PHYS 202). [NS, SE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
PHYS 290
1 - 5 Credits
Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]