Physics Undergraduate Courses

Click on any course title below to read its description. Courses offered in the upcoming semester include a schedule, and are indicated by a label to the right of the title.

MET PY 105 Elementary Physics (N)
Fall ‘14

Assumes a knowledge of algebra and trigonometry. Satisfies premedical requirements. Principles of classical and modern physics: mechanics, heat, light, electricity and magnetism, and atomic and nuclear physics. Fundamental concepts of energy; conservation laws, energy sources, and transformations. Lectures, discussions, and laboratory.   [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C2 LEC Schmaltz SCI 113 M 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
C2 Schmaltz SCI 113 W 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
C2 Schmaltz ARR W 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
D7 DIS Schmaltz PRB 146 W 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
L4 LAB Schmaltz SCI 136 T 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
L7 LAB Schmaltz SCI 136 R 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
MET PY 106 Elementary Physics (N)

Assumes a knowledge of algebra and trigonometry. Satisfies premedical requirements. Principles of classical and modern physics: mechanics, heat, light, electricity and magnetism, and atomic and nuclear physics. Fundamental concepts of energy; conservation laws, energy sources, and transformations. Lectures, discussions, and laboratory.   [ 4 cr. ]

MET PY 211 General Physics (N)
Fall ‘14

For premedical students desiring a more analytical course than MET PY 105, PY 106, and for science concentrators who require a one-year physics course. Basic principles of physics, emphasizing topics from mechanics, thermal physics, electricity and magnetism, and optics. Lectures, discussions, and laboratory.   [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
B1 LEC Jariwala SCI B23 TR 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
B1 Jariwala ARR M 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
D7 DIS Jariwala PRB 150 R 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
L6 LAB Jariwala SCI 134 W 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MET PY 212 General Physics (N)
Fall ‘14

For premedical students desiring a more analytical course than MET PY 105, PY 106, and for science concentrators who require a one-year physics course. Basic principles of physics, emphasizing topics from mechanics, thermal physics, electricity and magnetism, and optics. Lectures, discussions, and laboratory.   [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
C1 LEC Rohlf SCI 113 TR 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
C1 Rohlf ARR M 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
D7 DIS Bose PRB 148 R 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
L4 LAB Kearns SCI B19 M 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm