Physics Courses
 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
 PS 101  Introductory Astronomy (CT)

A survey of the past, present, and future of the Universe, from our solar system, to the nearby stars, our Milky Way galaxy and far beyond.
4 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 120  PS for Teachers: Planets

A conceptual study of the Earth's relation to the other members of the solar system and its place in the Universe.
(Part of a 3 course sequence for K9 education majors).
3 hours
 PS 121  PS for Teachers: Chemistry

PS 121 is a part of a 3 course sequence of Physical Science for K9 Education majors. Includes 2hr, 1 credit lab.
3 hours
 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 201203, 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 201203, 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
 PS 410  Remote Sensing w Applications

A study of the physical systems for collecting remotely sensed data. Statistical/spatial analysis and modeling using image processing/geographic information/spatial analysis computer software systems with earth resource applications. (PR: PHY 203 and PHY 204)
4 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 491  Capstone

To give a capstone expeience to physics majors in their junior or senior years by applying the principles of physics to the solution of real life problems. (PR: CSD 203, or 218 and lab).
1 to 2 hours
 PS 510  Remote Sensing w Applications

A study of the physical systems for collecting remotely sensed data. Statistical/spatial analysis and modeling using image processing/geographic information/spatial analysis computer software systems with earth resource applications.
4 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
 PS 660  Independent Studies

Advanced independent study topics to provide additional individual research and classroom/laboratory opportunities.
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