Physics
APPLIED PHYSICS
PHYS 090
5 Credits
44 hours of lecture
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 & 124 is required. [PNP]
PHYSICS CALCULATIONS
PHYS 092
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Methods of problem-solving in physics. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 125 required. [PNP]
PHYSICS CALCULATIONS
PHYS 093
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Methods of problem-solving in physics. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 126 required. [PNP]
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]
PHYSICS LAB NON-SCI MAJORS
PHYS&101
1 Credits
33 hours of lab
Laboratory study of basic physics concepts for non-science majors, technical students, or students who desire a PHYS& 121 or 221 preparatory course. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS 100 course required or consent of the instructor.
GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
PHYS&126
1 Credits
33 hours of lab
Exploration of classical physics topics in electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics through laboratory experience. 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 LAB I
PHYS&231
1 Credits
33 hours of lab
Students will explore classical physics topics in mechanics through laboratory experience. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 241.
ENGINEERING PHYSICS LAB II
PHYS&232
1 Credits
33 hours of lab
Students will explore classical physics topics in fluids, thermodynamics, and sound through laboratory experience. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 242.
ENGINEERING PHYSICS LAB III
PHYS&233
1 Credits
33 hours of lab
Students will explore classical physics topics in electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern topics through laboratory experience. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 243.
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
PHYS&241
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
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. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 231 and PHYS 094. Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in MATH& 152 (or MATH 211).
ENGINEERING PHYSICS II
PHYS&242
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Physics topics in fluids, heat, thermodynamics, sound, electricity, and magnetism. Second quarter of a three-quarter sequence beginning with PHYS& 241. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 232 and PHYS 095. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in PHYS& 241.
ENGINEERING PHYSICS III
PHYS&243
4 Credits
44 hours of lecture
Topics in electricity, magnetism, atomic and nuclear physics, and optics. Third quarter of a three-quarter sequence beginning with PHYS& 241. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 233 and PHYS 096. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in PHYS& 242.
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]