Mathematics
is used to minimal extent. The course is designed primarily for the non-science
majors of the Liberal Arts.

**101
Physical Science**

The
physical universe, Ptolemy's hypothesis, Corpernicus and Kepler, motion, the laws
of motion, gravitation, discovery of Neptune and Pluto, energy, work, power, momentum,
angular momentum, heat, changes of state, matterin bulk, solids, gases, pressure,
Archimedes principle, gas laws, atoms and molecules, the kinetic molecular theory
of matter, wave motion and sound, electricity and magnetism. Three hours of lecture
and three hours of laboratory per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**102
Physical Science**

The
atomic structure, the nucleus, theory of atom, the periodic table, chemical equations,
the language of chemical reactions, oxidation and reduction, organic chemistry,
earth materials, the atmosphere, the sun, stars and universe. Three hours of lecture
and three hours of laboratory per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**101-102
Physics - Introductory Physics I and II**

A
general non-calculus introduction to physical theory including mechanics, wave
theory, thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism and optics. Three hours of lecture
per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**111-112
Physics -General Physics Laboratory I and II**

A
laboratory course which can be taken concurrently with PHYS 101, 102 or PHYS 205
and 206.

Credit:
1 credit/semester

**205-206
Physics -General Physics I and II**

Pre-requisites: PHYS 102 or equivalent

Co-requisite: MATH 202

A
calculus based course designed to prepare science and engineering students for
their upper division major courses. Topics covered include: mechanics and wave
theory (205), and electromagnetism, optics, thermodynamics (206). Three hours
of lecture per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**203
Physics - Radiation Physics**

Pre-requisite: PHYS 102

An
overview of modem physical theory concentrating on nuclear physics and its applications
in the life science and health science fields. Topics covered include: Historical
background to nuclear science, properties of nuclear radiation, radiation detection,
health physics, bio-medical applications of nuclear techniques, introduction to
quantum theory and radiography. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory
per week.

Credit:
4 credits/semester

**306
Physics-Thermodynamics**

Pre-requisites: PHYS 206. CHEM 102

A
classical presentation of thermodynamics including gas laws, the laws of thermodynamics,
statistical mechanics and transport phenomenon. Three hours of lecture and three
hours of laboratory per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**307
Physics - Mathematical Methods in Physics **

Pre-requisite: PHYS 206

Co-requisite:
MATH 301

A
survey of mathematical techniques employed in the study of Physics including laplace
transformations, vector calculus, and Fourier series and integrals. Three hours
of lecture per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**311-312
Physics - Classical Mechanics I and II**

Pre-requisite: PHYS 206, MATH 301

Co-requisite: MATH 204, MATH 304

A
rigorous-analysis of statics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies including
vector analysis, orbital motion, oscillations, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian methods.
Three hours of lecture per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**313
Physics - Modern Physics **

Pre-requisites: PHYS 206, MATH 202

A
survey of modern physical theory including the special theory, atomic physics,
and interactions of electromagnetic radiation. Three hours of lecture and three
hours of laboratory per week.

Credit:
4 credits/semester

**314 Physics - Nuclear Physics**

Pre-requisite:
PHYS 313

An
Introduction to nuclear physics including properties of radiation, radiation interactions
with matter, detection methods, nuclear theory and models, fission and fusion,
particle accelerators. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per
week.

Credit:
4 credits/semester

**407
Physics - Solid State Physics**

Pre-requisites: PHYS 312 and 313

A
survey of modern concepts of solid itate physics Including discussions on crystalline
structures, waves in lattice structures, lattice viOrations, metals and semiconductors.
Three hours of lecture per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**404
Physics -Optics**

Pre-requisites PHYS 206

A
review of Optical theory and practice. Topics include geometrical optics - rays,
plane surfaces, spherical surfaces, lenses, mirrors, Optical instruments; and
wave optics - interference of two beams, multiple reflection, Fraunhaffer diffraction
gratings, polarization. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per
week.

Credit:
4 credits/semester

**408
Physics-Quantum Mechanics**

Pre-requisite: PHYS 312

An
introduction to submicroscopic systems. The postulates o* wave mechanics are given
and an analysis of various systems is made using Scrodinger's method and the Hej
serrberg apptoach. The various quantum operators are examined and some applications
discussed. Three hours of lecture per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**409
Physics -Digital Electronics**

Pre-requisite: PHYS 206 Same as EENG 405

(see
catalogue listinn in EENG section

**411-412
Physics - Advanced Electricity and Magnetism**

Pre-requisite: PHYS 312

A
classical formulation of electromagnetic theory including topics in electrostatic
theory and examples, capacitors and dielectrics, electric current and circuits
(401); rnagnetostatics and steady currents, electromagnetic induction, magnetic
properties of matter, varying currents, Maxwell's equations, the electromagnetic
waves (402), Three hours of lecture and tluee hours of laboratory per week.

Credit:
3 credits/semester

**503-504
Physics Exploration Geophysics I and II**

Same
as GEOL 503-504 (see catalogue listing In GEOL section).