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Physics Courses

PS:150
Course Credits: 3

This course, intended for Middle Childhood Education students and non-science majors wishing to fulfill the science GER, will explore a wide variety of topics in physics, including the...

PS:151
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

PS:180
Course Credits: 4

A general physics course covering the principles of mechanics and heat with emphasis on applications to biological systems. Includes a weekly problem/recitation session. Prerequisite or...

PS:181
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

PS:182
Course Credits: 4

A general physics course covering optics, electricity, magnetism, atomic and nuclear physics. Includes a weekly problem/recitation session. Prerequisite: PS 180, 181.

PS:183
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

PS:191, 192, 193, 194
Course Credits: 1-3

PS:191, 192, 193, 194
Course Credits: 1-3
PS:200
Course Credits: 4

Study of linear and angular kinematics and dynamics for point masses and systems of masses; conservation of momentum; simple harmonic motion. Includes a weekly problem/recitation session....

PS:201
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

PS:202
Course Credits: 4

Electricity, introduction to Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic waves, introduction to optics. Includes a weekly problem/recitation session. Prerequisite: PS 200.

PS:203
Course Credits: 1

One three-hour laboratory period weekly.

PS:391, 392
Course Credits: 1-3

PS:491, 492
Course Credits: 1-3

An opportunity for students who meet the requirements to do independent studies.