## Physics and Astronomy

### PHYS 111 - Contemporary Concepts

Frequency: Every semester.

### PHYS 112 - Cosmos: Perspectives and Reflections

Frequency: Alternate years.

### PHYS 113 - Modern Astronomy I

Frequency: Every year.

**Prerequisite(s): **Basic algebra and trigonometry are recommended.

### PHYS 114 - Modern Astronomy II

**Prerequisite(s): **PHYS 113 or permission of instructor.

### PHYS 120 - Astronomical Techniques

Frequency: Every year.

### PHYS 130 - Science of Renewable Energy

Frequency: Every year.

**Cross-Listed as: **ENVI 130

### PHYS 194 - Topics Course

### PHYS 221 - Introductory Physics I

Frequency: Summer Physics Institute only.

### PHYS 222 - Introductory Physics II

Frequency: Summer Physics Institute only.

### PHYS 226 - Principles of Physics I

Frequency: Fall semester.

### PHYS 227 - Principles of Physics II

Frequency: Every semester.

### PHYS 294 - Topics Course

### PHYS 331 - Modern Physics

Frequency: Fall semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **PHYS 227.

### PHYS 334 - Optics

Frequency: Alternate years.

**Prerequisite(s): **PHYS 227 or consent of instructor.

### PHYS 340 - Digital Electronics

Frequency: Offered alternate spring semesters.

**Prerequisite(s): **MATH 137 and permission of instructor.

**Cross-Listed as: **COMP 340

### PHYS 348 - Laboratory Instrumentation

Frequency: Spring semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **PHYS 227.

### PHYS 350 - Renewable Energy Systems

Frequency: Alternate spring semesters.

**Prerequisite(s): **Though there is no college level mathematical prerequisite, students should have mathematics preparation though elementary calculus (high school calculus or MATH 135). Not open to students who have taken PHYS 130.

**Cross-Listed as: **ENVI 350

### PHYS 394 - Topics Course

### PHYS 440 - Observational Astronomy

Frequency: Alternate years, spring semester.

### PHYS 443 - Electromagnetic Theory

Frequency: Fall semester.

### PHYS 444 - Electromagnetic Radiation

Frequency: Alternate years, spring semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **PHYS 443.

### PHYS 460 - Astrophysics

Frequency: Alternate years, spring semester.

### PHYS 461 - Mechanics

Frequency: Spring semester.

### PHYS 468 - Statistical Mechanics

Frequency: Spring semester.

### PHYS 481 - Quantum Mechanics

Frequency: Fall semester.

### PHYS 482 - Advanced Quantum Mechanics

Frequency: Alternate spring semesters.

**Prerequisite(s): ****PHYS 481**.

### PHYS 488 - Senior Research

Frequency: Every year.

**Prerequisite(s): **senior standing and departmental approval of the project prior to registration.

### PHYS 489 - Physics Seminar

### PHYS 494 - Topics Course

### PHYS 611 - Independent Project

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **The department chair must approve a written proposal prior to registration and permission of instructor.

### PHYS 612 - Independent Project

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor and department chair.

### PHYS 613 - Independent Project

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor and department chair.

### PHYS 614 - Independent Project

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor and department chair.

### PHYS 621 - Internship

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Junior and senior students with declared majors in Physics. Special arrangements must be made well in advance of the normal registration period. Departmental approval and permission of instructor. Work with Internship Office.

### PHYS 622 - Internship

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Junior and senior students with declared majors in Physics. Special arrangements must be made well in advance of the normal registration period. Departmental approval and permission of instructor. Work with Internship Office.

### PHYS 623 - Internship

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Junior and senior students with declared majors in Physics. Special arrangements must be made well in advance of the normal registration period. Departmental approval and permission of instructor. Work with Internship Office.

### PHYS 624 - Internship

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Junior and senior students with declared majors in Physics. Special arrangements must be made well in advance of the normal registration period. Departmental approval and permission of instructor. Work with Internship Office.

### PHYS 631 - Preceptorship

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor. Work with Academic Programs.

### PHYS 632 - Preceptorship

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor. Work with Academic Programs.

### PHYS 633 - Preceptorship

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor. Work with Academic Programs.

### PHYS 634 - Preceptorship

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor. Work with Academic Programs.

### PHYS 641 - Honors Independent

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor and department chair.

### PHYS 642 - Honors Independent

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor and department chair.

### PHYS 643 - Honors Independent

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor and department chair.

### PHYS 644 - Honors Independent

Frequency: Every semester.

**Prerequisite(s): **Permission of instructor and department chair.