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College Catalog: Course Listings: Physics

PHY 101 – Introduction to Physics I
Surveys general principles of physics. Includes topics such as force and motion, energy, heat, sound, light, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

PHY 102 – Introduction to Physics II
Surveys general principles of physics. Includes topics such as force and motion, energy, heat, sound, light, electricity and magnetism, and modern physics. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

PHY 201 – General College Physics I
Teaches fundamental principles of physics. Covers mechanics, thermodynamics, wave phenomena, electricity and magnetism, and selected topics in modern physics. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
MTH 163 or MTH 115
4 credits

PHY 202 – General College Physics II
Teaches fundamental principles of physics. Covers mechanics, thermodynamics, wave phenomena, electricity and magnetism, and selected topics in modern physics. Prerequisite: MTH 163. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

PHY 231 – General University Physics I-II
Teaches principles of classical physics. Includes mechanics, wave phenomena, heat, electricity, magnetism, and optics, with extended coverage of selected topics. Includes recitation as part of the lecture. Prerequisite: MTH 173 (for PHY 231) and MTH 174 and PHY 231 (for PHY 232). Part I of II.
Lecture 4 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
5 credits

PHY 232 – General University Physics I-II
Teaches principles of classical physics. Includes mechanics, wave phenomena, heat, electricity, magnetism, and optics, with extended coverage of selected topics. Includes recitation as part of the lecture. Prerequisite: MTH 173 (for PHY 231) and MTH 174 and PHY 231 (for PHY 232). Part II of II.
Lecture 4 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
5 credits