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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 originally scheduled meeting times with additional coursework to be completed asynchronously. Session III online courses are all asynchronous.

PHYS 1201 R11 - Introduction to Astronomy
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 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. Astro photography 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 observations labs. NO lab fee. PHYS 1201 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11352
Instructor: Miessein
3 credits


PHYS 1501 R11 - General Physics I Lecture
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

An introductory course in physics at the non-calculus level. A study of the basic laws of classical physics, including mechanics, heat, thermodynamics, and properties of matter. (Coreq: Physics I Lab).

Closed
Instructor: Shibayev
3 credits


PHYS 1502 R21 - General Physics II Lecture
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m..

Continuation of PHYS 1501 covering simple harmonic motion, waves, sound, electricity, and magnetism. (Prereq: General Physics I Lecture, Coreq: Physics II Lab). PHYS 1502 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 11331
Instructor: Holler
3 credits


PHYS 1511 R21 - Physics I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Online: MWTh, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Experiments in mechanics, heat, and thermodynamics. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Physics I Lecture)

CRN: 11354
Instructor: Fessatidis
1 credit


PHYS 1511 R22 - Physics I Lab
Session II, June 30 - July 21, 2020
Online: MWTh, 3 - 5 p.m.

Experiments in mechanics, heat, and thermodynamics. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Physics I Lecture). PHYS 1511 R12 syllabus.

CRN: 11356
Instructor: Fessatidis
1 credit


PHYS 1512 R21 - Physics II Lab
Cancelled


PHYS 1512 R22 - Physics II Lab
Cancelled


PHYS 1701 R11 - Physics I with Calculus
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Introductory course for students who have completed one year of college calculus. A study of mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, optics and atomic physics (Prereq: Calculus I, Calculus II, or equivalent). PHYS 1701 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 11355
Instructor: Balassis
3 credits


PHYS 1702 R21 - Physics II with Calculus
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1701 Physics I with Calculus. PHYS 1702 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 11335
Instructor: Aubin
3 credits