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Physics Summer Courses

Classes listed as "online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during a portion of their scheduled meeting times with additional coursework to be completed asynchronously. Session III online courses are all asynchronous (exceptions are noted in course descriptions).

Hybrid courses will meet in person on campus; however, the university will continue to implement the Flexible Hybrid Learning Environment to keep the community safe and allow for the possibility of remote attendance as necessary.


Fordham students please check courses in my.fordham.edu for the most accurate Attribute listings.

PHYS 1201 R11 - Introduction to Astronomy
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Rose Hill, Hybrid: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Includes discussions of the solar system, stars, galaxies and cosmology. Method of making observations. An investigation of physical phenomena including lenses spectroscopy and refraction. Direct observation through the telescope of celestial objects depending on their position and weather conditions. Astrophotography and film development is also available. The lab is intended for the student with little mathematical background. Note that there will be regular night-time observation labs. (No lab fee).

Closed
Instructor: Miessein
3 credits


PHYS 1201 R12 - Introduction to Astronomy
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Rose Hill, Hybrid: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Includes discussions of the solar system, stars, galaxies and cosmology. Method of making observations. An investigation of physical phenomena including lenses spectroscopy and refraction. Direct observation through the telescope of celestial objects depending on their position and weather conditions. Astrophotography and film development is also available. The lab is intended for the student with little mathematical background. Note that there will be regular night-time observation labs. (No lab fee).

CRN: 12766
Instructor: Miessein
3 credits


PHYS 1201 R21 - Introduction to Astronomy
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Includes discussions of the solar system, stars, galaxies and cosmology. Method of making observations. An investigation of physical phenomena including lenses spectroscopy and refraction. Direct observation through the telescope of celestial objects depending on their position and weather conditions. Astrophotography and film development is also available. The lab is intended for the student with little mathematical background. Note that there will be regular night-time observation labs. (No lab fee).

Closed
Instructor: Dubey
3 credits


PHYS 1201 R22 - Introduction to Astronomy
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Includes discussions of the solar system, stars, galaxies and cosmology. Method of making observations. An investigation of physical phenomena including lenses spectroscopy and refraction. Direct observation through the telescope of celestial objects depending on their position and weather conditions. Astrophotography and film development is also available. The lab is intended for the student with little mathematical background. Note that there will be regular night-time observation labs. (No lab fee).

CRN: 12723
Instructor: Dubey
3 credits


PHYS 1501 R11 - General Physics I Lecture
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

An introductory course in physics at the noncalculus level. A study of the basic laws of classical and modern physics, including mechanics, heat, sound, electricity and magnetism.

CRN: 12767
Instructor: Haider
3 credits


PHYS 1501 R12 - General Physics I Lecture
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MTWTh, Noon-3 p.m.

An introductory course in physics at the noncalculus level. A study of the basic laws of classical and modern physics, including mechanics, heat, sound, electricity and magnetism.

CRN: 12768
Instructor: Balassis
3 credits


PHYS 1502 R21 - General Physics II (Lecture)
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Continuation of PHYS 1501.

CRN: 12724
Instructor: Shibayev
3 credits


PHYS 1502 R22 - General Physics II Lecture
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MTWTh, Noon-3 p.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1501.

CRN: 12725
Instructor: Shibayev
3 credits


PHYS 1511 R11 - Physics I Lab
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MWTh, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Measurements in mechanics, heat, waves, electricity and magnetism, optics and atomic and nuclear physics. Lab fee.

Closed
Instructor: Fessatidis
1 credits


PHYS 1511 R12 - Physics I Lab
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MWTh, 3-5 p.m.

Measurements in mechanics, heat, waves, electricity and magnetism, optics, and atomic and nuclear physics. Lab fee.

Closed
Instructor: Fessatidis
1 credits


PHYS 1511 R13 - Physics I Lab
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MWTh, 9-11 a.m.

Measurements in mechanics, heat, waves, electricity and magnetism, optics and atomic and nuclear physics. Lab fee.

CRN: 12773
Instructor: Hovhannisyan
1 credit


PHYS 1511 R14 - Physics I Lab
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MWTh, 9-11 a.m.

Measurements in mechanics, heat, waves, electricity and magnetism, optics and atomic and nuclear physics. Lab fee.

CRN: 12775
Instructor: Hovhannisyan
1 credit


PHYS 1512 R21 - Physics II Lab
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MWTh, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1511. Lab fee.

Closed
Instructor: Kyrakakis
1 credits


PHYS 1512 R22 - Physics II Lab
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MWTh, 3-5 p.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1511. Lab fee.

Closed
Instructor: Minnich
1 credit


PHYS 1512 R23 - Physics II Lab
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MWTh, 9-11 a.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1511. Lab fee.

Closed
Instructor: Gayen
1 credits


PHYS 1512 R24 - Physics II Lab
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MWTh, 9-11 a.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1511. Lab fee.

CRN: 12751
Instructor: Gayen
1 credits


PHYS 1701 R11 - Physics I Lecture
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

This is an introductory calculus-based physics course for students who have completed one year of college calculus (MT 1206-1207 or equivalent). It provides a study of mechanics, the physics of motion, starting with velocity and ending with harmonic motion.

Closed
Instructor: Aubin
3 credits


PHYS 1702 R21 - Physics II Lecture
Session II, July 6 - August 5, 2021
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

The course is the second-semester continuation of PHYS 1701. It is a calculus-based physics course that examines waves, sound, optics, electricity, magnetism, and electronics.

CRN: 12726
Instructor: Holler
3 credits


PHYS 2010 R11 - Lab Methods and Techniques
Session I, June 1 - July 1, 2021
Rose Hill: TTh, 10 a.m.- Noon

Topics to be covered are (a) lab safety procedures, (b) machining techniques using Machine Shop equipment and tools, (c) maintenance of equipment, (d) handling of high voltage electrical equipment, (e) troubleshooting and diagnostic tests of electronic equipment, (f) handling of precision instruments, and (g) any other topics deemed necessary to make the lab a safe place to work.

CRN: 12789
Instructor: Connolly
1 credit