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Physics Course Offerings

Special Courses for High School Students

ENGP 1005: Introduction to Electronics with Lab (TSSP)

ENGP 1015: Introduction to Engineering Design with Lab (TSSP)

PHYS 1015: Materials Science and Engineering (TSSP)

Courses for Non-Science Majors

PHYS 1010+1011: Great Ideas in Science and Technology (4) (fulfills undergraduate lab science requirement)

PHYS 1050: Physics for Architects (3)

ASTR 1000: Descriptive Astronomy (3)

ASTR 1010: The Solar System (3)

ASTR 1020: Stellar Astronomy (3)

ASTR 1100: Observational Astronomy (4)

Courses for Science Majors

PHYS 1210: Introductory Physics I (4) (algebra-based)

PHYS 1220: Introductory Physics II (4) (algebra-based)

PHYS 1310: General Physics I (4) (calculus-based)

PHYS 1320: General Physics II (4) (calculus-based)

Introductory Physics Labs (taken as co-requisites with  PHYS 1010, 1210, 1220, 1310, 1320)

ENGP 1410: Statics (3)

ENGP 2010: Electric Circuits (3)

ENGP 2011: Electric Circuits Lab (1)

ENGP 2310: Product and Experimental Design (3)

ENGP 2020: Computational Concepts and Applications (3)

PHYS 2350: Modern Physics I (3)

PHYS 2360: Modern Physics II (3)

ENGP 2420: Engineering Dynamics (3)

ENGP 2430: Mechanics of Materials (3)

PHYS 2890: Public Service Component to PHYS 2910 (0) (fulfills undergraduate public service requirement)

PHYS 2910: Introduction to Physics Pedagogy (1) (with service component PHYS 2890)

PHYS 3010/6010: Theoretical Physics (3)

ASTR 3010: Archaeoastronomy (3)

PHYS 3050: Spectroscopy of Solids and Atoms (3)

ENGP 3120: Materials Science and Engineering (3)

PHYS 3150: Introduction to Neutron Science (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3170/6170: Computational Physics and Engineering (3)

PHYS 3210/6210: Molecular Biophysics and Polymer Physics (3)

PHYS 3230/6230: Quantum Information Science and Engineering (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3290/MPEN 6290: Computational Materials Science and Engineering (3)

PHYS 3310/6310: Quantum Optics (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3350/MPEN 6350: Kinetics of Material Systems (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3360/MPEN 6360: Structure of Materials (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3370/MPEN 6370: Processing of Biomaterials (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3380/MPEN 6380: Materials for Energy (3)

ENGP 3430: Professional Development for Engineers I (2)

ENGP 3440: Professional Development for Engineers II (1)

PHYS 3450/6450: Elementary Particle Physics (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3530: Advanced Laboratory (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3560/MPEN 6560: Photonic Materials and Devices (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3600/6600: Nanoscience and Technology (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3620/MPEN 6620: Microfabrication and Nanotechnology (3)

PHYS 3630: Electromagnetic Theory (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3700/6700: Electronic Properties of Materials (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3720/MPEN 6720: Mechanical Behavior of Materials (3)

PHYS 3740: Classical Mechanics (3)

PHYS/ENGP 3760/MPEN 6720: Thermodynamics of Materials (3)

PHYS 3800: Colloquium (1)

PHYS 3880: Writing Practicum (1)

PHYS 3910: Special Topics in Physics (3)

ENGP 3950: Engineers for International Development (1) (with service learning component ENGP 3890)

PHYS 4230: Thermal Physics (3)

ENGP 4310: Team Design Project & Professional Practice I (3)

ENGP 4320: Team Design Project & Professional Practice II (3)

PHYS 4470: Introductory Quantum Mechanics (3)

PHYS 4650: Optics (3)

ENGP 4880/4882: Writing Intensive: ENGP 4310/4320 (1)

ENGP 4891: Service Learning: ENGP 4320 (0)

PHYS/ENGP 4910, 4920, H4910, H4920: Independent Studies (1-3, 1-3)

PHYS/ENGP H4990, H5000: Honors Thesis (3, 4)