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Yearly Course Schedule

Please find below our schedule of course offerings:

Fall 2013:

  • PHYS-100 Physics for the Modern World FA5 (4) Sample syllabus
  • PHYS-105 General Physics I FA5 (4) Sample syllabus
  • PHYS-110 Principles of Physics I FA5 (4) Sample syllabus
  • PHYS-220 Astronomy FA5 (3) Sample syllabus
  • PHYS-230 Changing Views of the Universe FA2 (3) Sample syllabus
  • PHYS-310 Electronics (3)
  • PHYS-331 Modern Physics (3)
  • PHYS-380 Math & Computational Physics (3)
  • PHYS-450 Electricity & Magnetism (3)
  • PHYS-480 Physics Capstone (3)

Spring 2014:

  • PHYS-100 Physics for the Modern World FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-205 General Physics II FA5 (4) Sample syllabus
  • PHYS-210 Principles of Physics II FA5 (4) Sample syllabus
  • PHYS-200 Physics for the New Millennium FA5 (3)
  • PHYS-220 Astronomy FA5 (3)
  • PHYS-230 Changing Views of the Universe FA2 (3)
  • PHYS-300 Acoustics (3)
  • PHYS-351 Waves and Optics (3)
  • PHYS-360 Astrophysics (3)
  • PHYS-430 Classical Mechanics
  • PHYS-440 Experimental Physics (3)

Fall 2014:

  • PHYS-100 Physics for the Modern World FA5 (4) 
  • PHYS-105 General Physics I FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-110 Principles of Physics I FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-220 Astronomy FA5 (3) 
  • PHYS-230 Changing Views of the Universe FA2 (3) 
  • PHYS-331 Modern Physics (3)
  • PHYS-396 Special Topics (3)
  • PHYS-460 Statistical Mechanics (3)
  • PHYS-470 Quantum Mechanics (3)
  • PHYS-480 Physics Capstone (3)

Spring 2015:

  • PHYS-100 Physics for the Modern World FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-205 General Physics II FA5 (4) 
  • PHYS-210 Principles of Physics II FA5 (4) 
  • PHYS-200 Physics for the New Millennium FA5 (3)
  • PHYS-220 Astronomy FA5 (3)
  • PHYS-230 Changing Views of the Universe FA2 (3)
  • PHYS-310 Electronics (3)
  • PHYS-351 Waves and Optics (3)
  • PHYS-380 Math & Computational Physics (3)
  • PHYS-450 Electricity & Magnetism (3)

Fall 2015:

  • PHYS-100 Physics for the Modern World FA5 (4) 
  • PHYS-105 General Physics I FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-110 Principles of Physics I FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-220 Astronomy FA5 (3) 
  • PHYS-230 Changing Views of the Universe FA2 (3)
  • PHYS-300 Acoustics (3)
  • PHYS-331 Modern Physics (3)
  • PHYS-360 Astrophysics (3)
  • PHYS-430 Classical Mechanics (3)
  • PHYS-440 Experimental Physics (3)
  • PHYS-480 Physics Capstone (3)

Spring 2016:

  • PHYS-100 Physics for the Modern World FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-205 General Physics II FA5 (4) 
  • PHYS-210 Principles of Physics II FA5 (4) 
  • PHYS-200 Physics for the New Millennium FA5 (3)
  • PHYS-220 Astronomy FA5 (3)
  • PHYS-230 Changing Views of the Universe FA2 (3)
  • PHYS-351 Waves and Optics (3)
  • PHYS-396 Special Topics (3)
  • PHYS-460 Statistical Mechanics (3)
  • PHYS-470 Quantum Mechanics (3)

Fall 2016:

  • PHYS-100 Physics for the Modern World FA5 (4) 
  • PHYS-105 General Physics I FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-110 Principles of Physics I FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-220 Astronomy FA5 (3) 
  • PHYS-230 Changing Views of the Universe FA2 (3)
  • PHYS-310 Electronics (3)
  • PHYS-331 Modern Physics (3)
  • PHYS-380 Math & Computational Physics (3)
  • PHYS-450 Electricity & Magnetism (3)
  • PHYS-480 Physics Capstone (3)

Spring 2017:

  • PHYS-100 Physics for the Modern World FA5 (4)
  • PHYS-205 General Physics II FA5 (4) 
  • PHYS-210 Principles of Physics II FA5 (4) 
  • PHYS-200 Physics for the New Millennium FA5 (3)
  • PHYS-220 Astronomy FA5 (3)
  • PHYS-230 Changing Views of the Universe FA2 (3)
  • PHYS-300 Acoustics (3)
  • PHYS-351 Waves and Optics (3)
  • PHYS-360 Astrophysics (3)
  • PHYS-430 Classical Mechanics (3)
  • PHYS-440 Experimental Physics (3)