Courses

PHYS 190 Phys. & Engineering Colloquium

An on-going discussion of the differences between physics, engineering, and other sciences, all within the context of problem-solving, disciplinary content, the scientific process, the role and boundaries of science, new discovery and cutting edge technology, and historical biography. (1/2) Lecture: 2 hrs/wk. 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Daniel T. Robb Th 2:50PM-4:50PM

PHYS 202 Electricity and Magnetism

Calculus-based introduction to electricity, magnetism, light, and optics including interference phenomena. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PHYS-201 and MATH-122 or MATH-119 Must be taken prior to taking this course.
  • Take PHYS-202L Must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Daniel T. Robb M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

PHYS 370 Thermal Physics

Examination of the thermal behavior of systems, equations of state, phase transitions, and elements of continuum and statistical approaches. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

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

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Daniel T. Robb M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

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
CL Dr. Daniel T. Robb