On-Line Course Materials
Quarters to Semesters 2012-2013
PSC 1000: General Introduction to Astronomy (4) (2N)
No Prereq, but familiarity with basic algebra and geometry is beneficial. The sun, stars and galaxies, interstellar matter, blackholes, the "Big Bang" theory, and the evolution of the universe. Also listed as ASTR 1000. 4 lec. Link For Prof. Baker's Class
PSC 1050: Color, Light and Sound (4) (2N)
Designed for nonscience majors. Physical nature of light and sound including transmission, absorption, reflection, interference, and resonance. Applications include analysis is of musical instruments, acoustics, optical systems, perception of color and sound. 4 lec.
PHYS 2001: Introduction to Physics(5) (2N)
Open to students from all areas. Students should have high school level algebra and trigonometry, but no calculus required. Recommended for students in liberal arts, architecture, industrial technology, geological sciences, plant biology, and premedicine. Includes electricity, magnetism, heat, thermodynamics, waves and sound. 4 lec, 1 lab.
PHYS 2002: Introduction to Physics (5) (2N)
Prereq: 2001 or 251. (winter,spring) Continuation of 201. Open to students from all areas. Students should have high school level algebra and trigonometry, but no calculus required. Recommended for students in liberal arts, architecture, industrial technology, geological sciences, plant biology, and premedicine. Includes electricity, magnetism, heat, thermodynamics, waves and sound. 3 lec, 2 lab, 1 recit.
PHYS 203: Introduction to Physics (5) (2N)
PHYS 203 is now a part of PHYS 2002.
PHYS 2051: General Physics (5) (2N)
Prereq: MATH 263A. Classical physics with calculus and vectors. Newtonian rotational dynamics, gravitation, 3 lec, 2 lab, 1 recit.
PHYS 2052: General Physics (5) (2N)
Prereq: 2051 and MATH 263B. Classical physics with calculus and vectors. Fluids, simple harmonic motion, wave phenomena, thermal properties of matter, heat and thermodynamics, electrostatics. 3 lec,2 lab, 1 recit.
PHYS 253: General Physics (5) (2N)
PHYS 253 is now a part of PHYS 2052.

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