Physics (PHY)

PHY 100. Elements of Physics. (4 Credits)

Covers basic concepts of physics, including Newtonian mechanics, properties of matter, heat and sound, fundamental behavior of gases, ionizing radiation, and fundamentals of electricity. Lecture 3 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week. Prerequisite: MTE 1 - MTE 8 or MTH 111.

PHY 150. Elements of Astronomy. (4 Credits)

Covers history of astronomy and its recent developments. Stresses the use of astronomical instruments and measuring techniques and includes the study and observation of the solar system, stars, and galaxies. Lecture 3 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week.

PHY 201. General College Physics I. (4 Credits)

Teaches fundamental principles of physics. Covers mechanics, thermodynamics, wave phenomena, electricity and magnetism, and selected topics in modern physics. Lecture 3 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week. Prerequisite: MTH 162 or MTH 167.

PHY 202. General College Physics II. (4 Credits)

Teaches fundamental principles of physics. Covers mechanics, thermodynamics, wave phenomena, electricity and magnetism, and selected topics in modern physics. Lecture 3 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week. Prerequisite: PHY 201.

PHY 241. University Physics I. (4 Credits)

Teaches principles of classical and modern physics. Includes mechanics, wave phenomena, heat, electricity, magnetism, relativity, and nuclear physics. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week. Prerequisite: MTH 263. Co-requisite: MTH 264.

PHY 242. University Physics II. (4 Credits)

Teaches principles of classical and modern physics. Includes mechanics, wave phenomena, heat, electricity, magnetism, relativity, and nuclear physics. Part II of II. Lecture 3 hours per week. Laboratory 3 hours per week. Total 6 hours per week. Prerequisite: MTH 264 or divisional approval. Prerequisite PHY 241. Co-requisite: MTH 265.