**1004, 1014. Introductory Physics I, II.**

Introductory non-calculus courses in the fundamental principles of physics. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours per week. Corequisite or prerequisite: **MATH** 1003, 1013, or equivalent. **Fall, ****Spring.**

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**1112. Engineering Graphics.**

Instruction in the proper use of drafting instruments, lettering, design, layout and projection. **Fall.**

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**1121. Introduction to Physics and Engineering.**

An introduction to the fields of Physics and Engineering designed to introduce students to the wide variety of career paths available and the skills necessary to work in a particular field. Discussion on practical topics such as engineering failures and ethics will also be included. Course is offered on a Satisfactory-Unsatisfactory basis. **Fall.**

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**1203. Astronomy.**

The astronomical universe from the descriptive viewpoint. Some night observations will be included. **Spring of odd-numbered years.**

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**2004, 2014. University Physics I, II.**

Introductory courses in physics using calculus, designed for the physical science and engineering majors. Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours per week. Prerequisite: **MATH** 2014, Corequisite **MATH** 2024. **Fall, Spring.**

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**2101-2104. Special Topics in Physics.**

A course varied to meet the needs of the department. **On Demand.**

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**2123. Statics.**

A study of forces in equilibrium, especially stresses in loaded structures. Analytical methods are emphasized. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 2014. Prerequisite or Corequisite: **MATH** 2024.** [CAC-O]** **Fall.**

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**2133. Dynamics.**

A study of the kinetics and kinematics of a particle and of rigid bodies. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 2123. **Spring of even-numbered years.**

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**3004. Introduction to Modern Physics.**

An elementary development of the principles of modern physics. Lecture three hours, laboratory four hours per week. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 1014 or 2014. Corequisite: **MATH** 2024.** [CAC-O and ****CAC-W] Fall.**

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**3034. Electricity and Magnetism.**

A study of the principles of electricity and magnetism including fields, potential, capacitance, resistance, and inductance. Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours per week. Prerequisites: **PHYS** 1014 or 2014; **MATH** 3034. **Spring of even-numbered years.**

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**3044. Electronics.**

An introduction to the fundamentals of electronics. Lecture three hours, laboratory four hours per week. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 1014 or 2014. **Spring.**

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**3123. Electrical Circuits.**

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of electrical circuits, including DC circuits, AC circuit analysis, network theorems, transient analysis, complex frequency and resonance phenomena and computer solutions to circuits. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 1014 or 2014. **Fall.**

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**3133. Wave Theory.**

The study of wave properties with applications in acoustics and optics. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 1014 or **PHYS** 2014. **On Demand.**

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**3203. Strength of Materials.**

Stress and deformation of members in tension, compression, torsion and bending, and the design of these members, columns, statically indeterminate beams and simple connections. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 2123. **On Demand.**

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**4003. Mechanics.**

A study of the fundamentals of mechanics as applied to particles, systems of particles and rigid bodies including harmonic, oscillators and central force fields. Prerequisites: **PHYS** 1004 or 2004; **MATH** 2024. **Fall.**

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**4023. Thermodynamics.**

A study of the basic principles of classical thermodynamics and statistical mechanics. Prerequisites: **PHYS** 1014 or 2014; **MATH** 3034. **Spring of odd-numbered years.**

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**4041. Senior Laboratory.**

Experiments in thermometry, solid state, atomic and molecular physics. Open only to Senior Physics students. **On Demand.**

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**4043. Introduction to Quantum Mechanics.**

An introduction to the postulates and rules of quantum mechanics. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 4003; **MATH** 3043. **Spring.**

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**4053. Mathematical Physics.**

Mathematical methods applied to physics. Prerequisites: **PHYS** 1014 or 2014; **MATH** 3034. **Spring of ****odd-numbered years.**

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**4061. Introduction to Physics Research.**

To introduce the student to the theory, techniques and methods of laboratory and library research. Open only to Senior Physics students. **Fall, Spring.**

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**4103. Advanced Modern Physics.**

A continuation of **PHYS** 3004; an intermediate course in atomic, nuclear and solid-state physics. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 3004. **On Demand.**

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**4183. Electromagnetic Fields.**

Vector analysis applied to electromagnetic fields; dielectric and magnetic materials; Maxwell’s equations; radiation. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 3034; **MATH** 3043. **Spring of odd-numbered years.**

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**4263. Advanced Mechanics.**

A continuation of **PHYS** 4003; rigid bodies, moving coordinate systems, continuous media, Lagrange’s equations. Prerequisite: **PHYS** 4003; **MATH** 3034, 3043. **On Demand.**

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**4801-4893. Individual Study, Group Study, Research.**

This course is offered to provide competent students with an opportunity to do independent study and research or to study special topics. **On Demand.**

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