PHY 101 - Conceptual Physics
Introduces nonscience majors to applications of physics in life. Emphasises conceptual understanding of basic prin- ciples in classical and modern physics. Recommended for science students with no high school physics. (PR: MTH 120, 121 or MTH 123).
3 hours
PHY 101L - Conceptual Physics Lab
Conceptual Physics Laboratory. A laboratory course designed to include the principles and applications of physics that are introduced in Physics 101. (CR: PHY 101) 2 lab.
1 hour
PS 110 - General Physical Science
The course covers the basic principles and concepts of chemistry, geology, and metorology. The crust of the earth, minerals, rocks, chemical reactions are studied.
3 hours
PS 110L - Gen Physical Science Lab
Selected experiments relating to chemistry, geology, and meteorology.
1 hour
PHY 201 - General Physics
A course in general physics for all science majors with the exception of physics and engineering majors. 3 lec.
3 hours
PHY 202 - General Physics Lab
Required of all students taking Physics 201-203, unless exempt by special permission. 2 lab.
1 hour
PHY 203 - General Physics
A course in general physics for all science majors with the exception of physics and engineering majors. 3 lec.
3 hours
PHY 204 - General Physics Lab
Required of all students taking Physics 201-203, unless exempt by special permission. 2 lab.
1 hour
PHY 211 - Principles of Physics
A course in the basic principles of physics for physics, mathematics, and engineering majors. 4 lec.
4 hours
PHY 213 - Principles of Physics
A course in the basic principles of physics for physics, mathematics, and engineering majors. 4 lec.
4 hours
PHY 314 - Electronic Physics
A study of transistors, integrated circuits and their associated circuits. 3 lec.
3 hours
PS 325 - Dev Scientific Thought
An introduction to the history and nature of science emphasizing the logic of scientific reasoning and progress with social and historical influences. Includes lab.
4 hours
PHY 350 - Biomedical Physics
A one-semester survey course in biomedical applications of physical principles designed for students in premedical, paramedical, and life sciences. 3 lec-2 lab.
4 hours
PS 411 - Image Processing/Modeling
A study of image processing/geographic information and spatial analysis hardware/software systems, concurrent and parallel image processing modeling scenarios utilizing geobiophysical data for computer simulation modeling and practicum. (PR: PS 410)
4 hours
PHY 415 - Electronics Lab
2 hours
PHY 442 - Quantum Mechanics
A study of waves and particles, the Schroedinger and Heisenberg formulations, particles in potential fields, scattering and perturbation theories, and application to atomic and nuclear structure. 3 lec.
3 hours
PHY 492 - Capstone
To give a capstone experience to physics majors in their junior or senior years by applying the principles of physics to the solution of real life problems. (PR: PHY 491)
1 to 2 hours
PS 511 - Image Processing/Modeling
A study of image processing/geographic information and spatial analysis hardware/software systems, concurrent and parallel image processing modeling scenarios utilizing geobiophysical data for computer simulation modeling and practicum. (PR: PS 510)
4 hours
PHY 515 - Electronics Lab
2 hours
PHY 542 - Quantum Mechanics
Mathematical formalism of quantum mechanics, particles in potential fields, perturbation theory and other approxima- tion methods, scattering, applications to simple systems. 3 lec.
3 hours
PHY 625 - Condensed Matter Physics
This course studies complex phenomena that occur in solids and quantum liquids, and exposes the students to some theoretical tools used to describe the basic interactions behind these phenomena.
3 hours
PS 660 - Independent Studies
Advanced independent study topics to provide additional individual research and classroom/laboratory opportunities.
1 to 4 hours
PS 670 - Advanced Practicum
Advanced problem solving, geobiophysical modeling, and project development techniques in the physical sciences.
1 to 4 hours
PS 681 - Thesis Research
Credit earned by pursuing directed original research in a physical science area. A grade of PR may be reported at the close of each semester.
1 to 6 hours