The Macalester Summer Physics Institute offers a full-year credit, algebra-based college physics course with laboratory, suitable for pre-med requirements. A limited number of on-campus housing contracts are available.

The Institute is run by Professor Sung Kyu Kim, who has taught summer physics at Macalester for more than 20 years, in addition to his duties as professor of physics during the regular academic year.

The Summer Physics Institute 2018 will run over two four-week semesters from May 29–July 20, 2018.

Course descriptions from the Macalester College Catalog

221 INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I

May 29–June 22, 2018

Mechanics, heat and sound, including laboratory experiments and extensive demonstrations. Daily lectures and help sessions, three two-hour laboratories per week. Summer Physics Institute only. (4 credits)

222 INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II

June 25– July 20, 2018

Electricity and magnetism, light and optics, modern physics, including laboratory experiments and extensive demonstrations Daily lectures and help sessions, three two-hour laboratories per week. Summer Physics Institute only. (4 credits)

More Information

For more information, contact Professor Kim at 651-696-6453 or .