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PHY 102 - Energy & Scientific Method
Energy And The Scientific Method
Prerequisite: None

An integrated lab-lecture course designed for non-science majors in which the scientific method is studied as it is applied to the investigation of energy and its uses.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physical Science Department

Course Attributes:
GER IA-Inquiry and Analysis

PHY 1XX - Physics Elective
Physics Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

PHY 204 - General Physic I W/Lab
General Physics I With Lab
Prerequisite: None

NOTE: There is a $50 lab fee for this course.

The basic laws and theories of physics, mechanics, heat and thermodynamics in the first semester; light and sound, electricity and magnetism, modern physics in second semester. Three hours lecture; two hours laboratory.

0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 OR 2.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture, Lecture and Lab

Physical Science Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, GER IIIB-Natural Sciences, Lab

PHY 205 - Physics II With Lab
Physics II With Lab
Prerequisite: PHY 204

NOTE: There is a $50 lab fee for this course.

Continuation of PHY 204: Physics I.

0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 OR 2.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture, Lecture and Lab

Physical Science Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, GER IIIB-Natural Sciences, Lab

PHY 208 - Physics W/ Calculus I W/ Lab
Physics With Calculus I With Lab
Prerequisite: MAT 243

NOTE: There is a $50 lab fee for this course.

Basic laws and theories of physics using calculus where applicable. Mechanics, heat and thermodynamics in the first semester; light and sound, electricity and magnetism, modern physics in the second semester. Three hours lecture; two hours laboratory.

0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 OR 2.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture, Lecture and Lab

Physical Science Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, GER IIIB-Natural Sciences, Lab

PHY 209 - Physics W/ Calculus II W/ Lab
Physics With Calculus II With Lab
Prerequisite: PHY 208

NOTE: There is a $50 lab fee for this course.

Continuation of PHY 208: Physics with Calculus I.

0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 OR 2.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture, Lecture and Lab

Physical Science Department

Course Attributes:
CSUS Common Course, GER IIIB-Natural Sciences, Lab

PHY 217 - Meteorology
Meteorology
Prerequisite: None

How basic concepts of science are interrelated to produce various phenomena of weather. Emphasis on meteorology of the midlatitudes. Principles and use of common meteorology of the midlatitudes. Principles and use of common meteorological instruments.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physical Science Department

Course Attributes:
GER IIIB-Natural Sciences, LAC T1NS-Natural Science

PHY 2XX - Physics Elective
Physics Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

PHY 310 - Heat & Thermodynamics
Heat And Thermodynamics
Prerequisites: PHY 204 or PHY 208, MAT 244

Study of thermodynamic systems, equations of state. First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, entropy, phase changes, black body radiation.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physical Science Department

PHY 320 - Modern Physics
Modern Physics
Prerequisites: PHY 205 or PHY 209, MAT 244

Study of the development of modern physics including relativity, quantum theory, atomic, nuclear or particle physics.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physical Science Department

PHY 330 - Quantum Mechanics

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Physical Science Department

PHY 360 - Topics In Physics
Topics In Physics
Prerequisite: None

Variable credits and topics in physics as interest warrants. May be repeated for credit.

1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture Credit Range Option, Lecture

Physical Science Department

PHY 380 - Tutorial In Physics
Tutorial In Physics
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

Small group or individual study of advanced topics in physics. May be repeated for credit.

1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Physical Science Department

PHY 3XX - Physics Elective
Physics Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

PHY 480 - Independent Study: Physics
Independent Study In Physics
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

Credits and hours to be arranged with instructor.

1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
1.000 TO 4.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

Physical Science Department

PHY 4XX - Physics Elective
Physics Elective
Prerequisite: Transfer Credit Evaluation Only



0.500 TO 6.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture


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