Courses

INQ 250PH Take a Dive: How Things Work

Introduces the methodologies of the natural sciences through an inquiry-focused approach to a topic. Students will explore the types of questions that science asks and how it attempts to answer them by defining and classifying information, developing models, identifying patterns, and drawing conclusions based upon data. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS-250 and INQ-250 from the same discipline.)(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B D. Robb M/W/F 12:00PM-2:10PM

PHYS 330 Theoretical Mechanics

Developed examination of central force motion, coupled systems, rigid body motion, and the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PHYS 203 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A D. Robb

PHYS 350 Electromagnetic Theory

Developed examination of electrostatics, potential theory, dielectric media, magnetostatics, and an introduction to Maxwell's equations. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PHYS 203 Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A D. Robb T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

PHYS 406 Independent Study in Physics

A research project in physics that results in the production of a scholarly paper and an oral presentation. May be repeated for credit. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A D. Robb