Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
PHY106Survey of Physics4The student is exposed to the scientific method with an emphasis on elementary problem solving. Along with a review of basic mathematics, the topics of weights and measures, mechanics, heat, gas laws, electricity, magnetism, sound, light and modern physics are covered.Loading...
PHY160General Physics I5This course is the first semester of a two-semester sequence in non-calculus physics. Topics include forces, linear and rotational motion, energy, momentum, fluids, gases and heat. Prerequisite: MAT 130 or H.S. equivalentLoading...
PHY161General Physics II5This course is the second semester of a two-semester sequence in non-calculus physics. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. Prerequisite: PHY 160 or instructor's permissionLoading...
PHY213Classical Physics I6This course is calculus-based and intended for engineering and science majors. Topics covered include statics, dynamics, kinematics, fluid behavior, wave motion, vibrating systems, heat and thermodynamics. Corequisite: MAT 211 or equivalent must be taken concurrently with or prior to this courseLoading...
PHY223Classical Physics II6This course is a continuation of Classical Physics I. Topics covered include static electricity, electrical circuits, magnetism, time-dependent electric and magnetic fields, optics and modern physics. Prerequisite: PHY 213 or equivalent. Corequisite: MAT 217 must be taken concurrently or prior to this courseLoading...
PHY710Technical Physics3A physics course for students of technology. Topics include forces, work, energy, heat, electricity and magnetism with a strong emphasis on practical applications. Prerequisite or Corequisite: MAT 772Loading...