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Physics Courses

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The Courses

(All courses carry three credits unless otherwise noted.)

Note: Credits may be earned for only one of the following courses in each line:

PHYSICS 100, 139
PHYSICS 131, 151, 181
PHYSICS 132, 152, 182
PHYSICS 133, 153, 183
PHYSICS 134, 154, 184.

100 Conceptual Physics (PS) (both sem)
114 Theory of Sound with Applications to Speech and Hearing Science (PS) (2nd sem)
115 Physics of Music (PS) (2nd sem)
116 Relativity (PS) (1st sem)
120 Big Bang to Black Holes (PS) (2nd sem)
125 Seeing the Light (PS) (1st sem)
131 Introductory Physics I (PS) (both sem)
132 Introductory Physics II (PS) (both sem)
133 Introductory Physics Laboratory I (both sem) 1 cr
134 Introductory Physics Laboratory II (both sem) 1 cr
139 Introduction to Physics (PS) (1st sem)
151 General Physics I (PS) (both sem)
152 General Physics II (PS) (both sem)
153 General Physics Laboratory I (both sem) 1 cr
154 General Physics Laboratory II (both sem) 1 cr
181 Physics I—Mechanics (PS) (1st sem)
182 Physics II—Electricity and Magnetism (PS) (2nd sem)
183 Laboratory I—Mechanics (1st sem) 1 cr
184 Laboratory II—Electricity and Magnetism (2nd sem) 1 cr
185 Freshman Seminar (1st sem) 1 cr
186 Freshman Seminar (2nd sem) 1 cr
190E Energy and Society (PS) (2nd sem)
196 Independent Study (both sem) 1-3 cr
281 Computational Physics (1st sem) 2 cr
282 Techniques of Theoretical Physics (2nd sem)
284 Modern Physics I (2nd sem)
286 Sophomore Laboratory (2nd sem) 2 cr
287 Physics III—Thermodynamics, Waves, Optics (PS) (1st sem)
289 Laboratory III—Thermodynamics, Waves, Optics (1st sem) 1 cr
296 Independent Study (both sem) 1-3 cr
381 Writing in Physics (1st sem)
396 Independent Study (both sem) 1-3 cr
421 Mechanics (1st sem)
422 Electricity and Magnetism (2nd sem)
423 Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics (2nd sem)
424 Quantum Mechanics (1st sem)
440 Intermediate Laboratory (both sem)
496 Independent Study (both sem) 1-3 cr
499Y Honors Research (both sem) 1-4 cr
499T Honors Thesis (both sem) 1-5 cr
531 Electronics for Scientists I (1st sem) 4 cr
532 Electronics for Scientists II (2nd sem) 4 cr
553 Optics (2nd sem) 4 cr
556 Nuclei and Elementary Particles (2nd sem)
558 Solid State Physics (2nd sem)
562 Advanced Electricity and Magnetism (1st sem)
564 Introductory Quantum Mechanics (1st sem)
596 Independent Study (both sem) 1-6 cr

Physics |Courses | Faculty