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    PHY 119 College Physics I

    4 credits
    An algebra-based study of mechanics: translational and rotational motion, the laws of conservation of energy and momentum, hydrostatics and hydrodynamics, and basic thermodynamics; includes laboratory. Prerequisite: MTH 160 or equivalent. Not open to Chemistry majors.

     

    PHY 120 College Physics II

    4 credits
    An algebra-based study of electricity and magnetism, optics, introductory modern physics, and simple harmonic motion and waves; includes laboratory. Prerequisite: MTH 160 or equivalent. Not open to Chemistry majors.


    PHY 219 General Physics I

    4 credits
    A calculus-aided study of mechanics: translational and rotational motion, the laws of conservation of energy and momentum, hydrostatics and hydrodynamics, and basic thermodynamics; includes laboratory. Prerequisite: MTH 240 or equivalent.


    PHY 220 General Physics II

    4 credits
    A calculus-aided study of electricity and magnetism, optics, introductory modern physics, and simple harmonic waves; includes laboratory. Co-requisite: MTH 241.


    PHY 1/2/3/485 Special Topics

    1-3 credits
    Concentrated study in a particular area. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.