PHYSICS



PHYS 1001K - Physical Science I ........................ 4.00 Credits

Thi cours i designe fo non-scienc majors and covers fundamental principles of physics, survey of astronomy including topics  on  basic mechanics,  heat,  waves,  sound,  light,  electricity and   magnetism, universal galaxies, stars and planets.  (non-science majors)


PHYS 1002K - Physical Science II ................... 4.00 Credits This course covers the fundamental principles and descriptio of atomic structure, elements, compounds, formula, equations, organic chemistry, nuclea reactions rocks minerals geologica cycle, weather   and climate.  (non-science majors)


PHYS 1003K - Earth & Space Science .............. 4.00 Credits This course covers the fundamentals of earth and space sciences including the universe, solar system, the earth, rocks, minerals, geological cycle, weather and climate.  (non-science majors)

Co-requisite(s): PHYS 1003


PHYS 1010  - Physics Appreciation .......................3.00 Credits This course covers surveys the development of physics from Newton to  the present day and its technological impact on modern society. (non-science major)


PHYS 1020  - Survey of Modern

Science & Tech .............................................00 OR 3.00 Credits

A multimedia course   that   surveys   the   advances   of   modern technolog inspire b the physical sciences, the inter- relationship between various science and non-science disciplines and  reviews  the  impact  of physics on their study.


PHYS 1110K - Honors Physical Science ........ 4.00 Credits This course covers fundamental principles of physics including topics o basi mechanics heat waves sound light electricit and magnetism and selected topics in nuclear physics.   (non-science majors)


PHYS 1111K - Introductory Physics I.............. 4.00 Credits This  is  an  introductory  course  in  physics   for   science   majors. Trigonometry  is  frequently  used.   it  covers   mechanics,   heat, Thermodynamics, vibrations and waves.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1113


PHYS 1112K - Introductory Physics II ............ 4.00 Credits The second part of the introductory physics course covers electricity, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, Ohm's law, Kirchoff'ss law, electromagnetic theory, waves,  light,  sound  and  fundamentals  of modern  physics.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 1111K US D


PHYS 2100  - Computer Applications ........................ 3.00 Credits This course is designed to give students the necessary computer skills i usin spreadsheets wor processors data-bas applications, graphics and other scientific software that  facilitate  learning, data analysis and simulation. (For science majors)


PHYS 2120  - Applied Math for Sciences I............2.00 Credits The fundamental mathematical concepts and tools needed in the study and application of scientific principles and laboratory practices are covered in this course.


PHYS 2121  - Applied Math for Sciences II ..........2.00 Credits

A course in advanced mathematical concepts and tools needed in the study and application   of   scientific   principles   and   laboratory practices.

Prerequisite: PHYS 2120.


PHYS 2221K - Principles of Physics I................... 4.00 Credits

An introductory course in calculus-based physics for sciencand engineering majors; it covers topics on motion, force, work, energy, heat, thermodynamics and electricity.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1211 US C


PHYS 2222K - Principles of Physics II ................ 4.00 Credits

An introductory course in calculus-based physics for sciencand engineering majors; it covers topics on electromagnetic   theory, waves, light and sound.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2221K US D


PHYS 2223K - Principles of Physics III.................. 4.00 Credits

An introductory course in calculus-based physics for science  and engineering majors; it cover selecte topic i quantu and modern physics including atomic structure.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2222K US C

PHYS 3001  - Advanced Concepts in Physics .......4.00 Credits This course is designed for the middle grades science teachers and covers the physics portion of the Science curriculum. The following topics will be covered: heat, waves, sound, light, motion, force, energy, electricity and magnetism.  The lab includes demonstrations that may be  utilized  in explaining physics principles.

Prerequisite: PHYS 1001 US C.


PHYS 3002  - Adv Earth and Space Science .........4.00 Credits

A study of the earth  and  its  connection  to  other  celestial  bodies. Theories about information of the solar system and the universe will be explored.  Earth resources and  forces  that  shape  the  earth  will be explored. Earth's atmosphere and weather elements will be studied. The lab gives experiences which will   include   techniques   for identifying minerals rocks fossils an cours technolog in simulating  and predicting weather.


PHYS 3111  - Mechanics I.......................................3.00 Credits

A course that covers elements of coplanar statics of particles and rigid bodies and analysis of forces on  structures  and  beams. Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2221K US C


PHYS 3112  - Mechanics II .....................................3.00 Credits

A course that covers the study of one-, two- and three dimensional motion of particles and rigid body motion.

Prerequisite: PHYS 3111.


PHYS 3220  - Thermodynamics .............................3.00 Credits This course involves the study of the principles and concepts of heat and thermodynamics including thermal equilibrium, reversible and non-reversible processes and heat engines.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2221K US C


PHYS 3311  - Electricity/Magnetism I...................3.00 Credits

An intermediate level  course  covering  electrostatics,  electric  and magnetic  fields  and  forces,  electromagnetic  induction,  AC  and DC circuits.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2222K US C



PHYS 3312  - Electricity/Magnetism II .................3.00 Credits

An   advanced   level   course   covering   magnetic   properties   of matter, time-variable electric and magnetic fields, Maxwell's equations and their application to the generation and transmission of electromagnetic  waves.

Prerequisite: PHYS 3311 US C.


PHYS 4011L - Advanced Laboratory I ......00 OR 3.00 Credits This course is designed to provide students with laboratory skills in physics; it covers experiments in classical and modern physics including the Frank-Hertz experiment, photo- electric effects, X-rays, optical  and microwave spectroscopy.


PHYS 4012L - Advanced Laboratory II ....00 OR 3.00 Credits This course is designed to provide students with laboratory skills in physics; it covers experiments involving electric and electronic circuits including memory and logic circuits and storag devices. Prerequisite: PHYS 4011L.


PHYS 4110  - Optics ................................................3.00 Credits

In this course, wave motion, properties and applications  of  lenses in optical instruments, interference, diffraction and other optical phenomena and quantum theory of light are investigated.


PHYS 4121  - Modern Physics I..............................3.00 Credits

In this course the student is introduced to the  principle  and phenomenology of modern physics including special   theory   of relativity and selected topics in atomic and molecular physics are covered  in  this course.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 2222K US C or PHYS 2222 US C


PHYS 4122  - Modern Physics II............................3.00 Credits

A continuation of PHYS 4121, in which topics involving nuclear structure and radioactivity, and selected topics in quantum and solid state physics are examined.

Prerequisite: PHYS 4121 US C.


PHYS 4230  - Special Projects ................................3.00 Credits Independent study and research on a selected top in physics and/or in a related field in which a project report and presentation are required.


PHYS 4240  - Internship .........................................3.00 Credits Internship at off-campus sites to provide experience and  training  in a real-life work environment.