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Class Schedule For Physics - Fall2021

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PHYS 5A - Gen Phys-Mech,Heat,Sound (4 Units)

PHYS 5A-B sequence is a two-semester course in introductory physics in which fundamental concepts are emphasized including some physiological applications. Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: Recently completed three years of high school algebra and geometry; and a college course in algebra and trigonometry (MATH 9 recommended) for those having an inadequate mathematics background.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 5A Section 01 84046 1 Lecture 90/15 MW WEBONLINE 0800AM-0850AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
02 book for PHYS 5A Section 02 84044 1 Discussion 30/4 MW WEBONLINE 0900AM-0925AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
03 book for PHYS 5A Section 03 84043 1 Laboratory 30/4 MW WEBONLINE 0925AM-1050AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
04 book for PHYS 5A Section 04 84125 1 Discussion 30/5 MW WEBONLINE 0100PM-0125PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
05 book for PHYS 5A Section 05 84066 1 Laboratory 30/5 MW WEBONLINE 0125PM-0250PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
06 book for PHYS 5A Section 06 84067 1 Discussion 30/6 MW WEBONLINE 0300PM-0325PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
07 book for PHYS 5A Section 07 84069 1 Laboratory 30/6 MW WEBONLINE 0325PM-0450PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
08 book for PHYS 5A Section 08 84068 1 Lecture 90/6 MW WEBONLINE 1000AM-1050AM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3,FL
09 book for PHYS 5A Section 09 84070 1 Discussion 30/2 MW WEBONLINE 1100AM-1125AM Armstrong,Charles H
Miller,Roger S.
B1,B3,FL
10 book for PHYS 5A Section 10 84122 1 Laboratory 30/2 MW WEBONLINE 1125AM-1250PM Armstrong,Charles H B1,B3,FL
11 book for PHYS 5A Section 11 84844 1 Discussion 30/0 MW WEBONLINE 0200PM-0225PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3,FL
12 book for PHYS 5A Section 12 84845 1 Laboratory 30/0 MW WEBONLINE 0225PM-0350PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3,FL
13 book for PHYS 5A Section 13 84077 1 Discussion 30/4 TR WEBONLINE 0800AM-0825AM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3,FL
14 book for PHYS 5A Section 14 84078 1 Laboratory 30/4 TR WEBONLINE 0825AM-0950AM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3,FL
15 book for PHYS 5A Section 15 84075 1 Lecture 90/11 TR WEBONLINE 0800AM-0850AM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
16 book for PHYS 5A Section 16 84189 1 Discussion 30/4 TR WEBONLINE 1000AM-1025AM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
17 book for PHYS 5A Section 17 84074 1 Laboratory 30/4 TR WEBONLINE 1025AM-1150AM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
18 book for PHYS 5A Section 18 84213 1 Discussion 30/2 TR WEBONLINE 0200PM-0225PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
19 book for PHYS 5A Section 19 84214 1 Laboratory 30/2 TR WEBONLINE 0225PM-0350PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
20 book for PHYS 5A Section 20 84140 1 Discussion 30/5 TR WEBONLINE 0400PM-0425PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
21 book for PHYS 5A Section 21 84141 1 Laboratory 30/5 TR WEBONLINE 0425PM-0550PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
22 book for PHYS 5A Section 22 84224 1 Lecture 90/8 TR WEBONLINE 0300PM-0350PM Djendjinovic,Marin B1,B3,FL
23 book for PHYS 5A Section 23 84471 1 Discussion 30/3 MW WEBONLINE 1100AM-1125AM Djendjinovic,Marin B1,B3,FL
24 book for PHYS 5A Section 24 84472 1 Laboratory 30/3 MW WEBONLINE 1125AM-1250PM Djendjinovic,Marin B1,B3,FL
25 book for PHYS 5A Section 25 84473 1 Discussion 30/3 TR WEBONLINE 0800AM-0825AM Djendjinovic,Marin B1,B3,FL
26 book for PHYS 5A Section 26 84474 1 Laboratory 30/3 TR WEBONLINE 0825AM-0950AM Djendjinovic,Marin B1,B3,FL
27 book for PHYS 5A Section 27 84475 1 Discussion 30/2 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-1225PM Djendjinovic,Marin B1,B3,FL
28 book for PHYS 5A Section 28 84476 1 Laboratory 30/2 TR WEBONLINE 1225PM-0150PM Djendjinovic,Marin B1,B3,FL
29 book for PHYS 5A Section 29 84965 1 Lecture 60/9 MW MND1015 1000AM-1050AM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
30 book for PHYS 5A Section 30 84840 1 Discussion 30/4 MW SQU456 1200PM-1225PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
31 book for PHYS 5A Section 31 84841 1 Laboratory 30/4 MW SQU456 1225PM-0150PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
32 book for PHYS 5A Section 32 84842 1 Discussion 30/5 MW SQU456 0200PM-0225PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
33 book for PHYS 5A Section 33 84843 1 Laboratory 30/5 MW SQU456 0225PM-0350PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY

PHYS 5B - Gen Phys-Lgt,Elec,Mag,Phy (4 Units)

Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 5A or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 5B Section 01 84047 1 Lecture 90/3 MW WEBONLINE 1200PM-1250PM Watters,Kyle Padia FL
02 book for PHYS 5B Section 02 84080 1 Discussion 90/3 F WEBONLINE 1200PM-1250PM Watters,Kyle Padia FL
03 book for PHYS 5B Section 03 84084 1 Lecture 90/21 TR MND1015 0900AM-0950AM Lege,Laura
04 book for PHYS 5B Section 04 84085 1 Discussion 90/21 TR MND1015 0950AM-1015AM Lege,Laura
05 book for PHYS 5B Section 05 85937 1 Lecture 90/0 MW WEBONLINE 0100PM-0150PM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
06 book for PHYS 5B Section 06 85938 1 Discussion 90/0 F WEBONLINE 0100PM-0150PM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
07 book for PHYS 5B Section 07 85939 1 Laboratory 27/1 WEBONLINE - Utter,Robert S. FL
08 book for PHYS 5B Section 08 85940 1 Laboratory 27/0 T WEBONLINE 0130PM-0420PM Miller,Roger S. FL
09 book for PHYS 5B Section 09 86461 1 Laboratory 27/1 WEBONLINE - Eiteneer,Daria N FL
10 book for PHYS 5B Section 10 85941 1 Laboratory 27/1 W WEBONLINE 0900AM-1150AM Ray,Michael FL
11 book for PHYS 5B Section 11 84182 1 Laboratory 27/2 W WEBONLINE 0500PM-0750PM Miller,Roger S. FL
12 book for PHYS 5B Section 12 84153 1 Laboratory 27/6 R WEBONLINE 1030AM-0120PM Miller,Roger S. FL
13 book for PHYS 5B Section 13 84154 1 Laboratory 27/7 R WEBONLINE 0130PM-0420PM Lege,Laura FL
14 book for PHYS 5B Section 14 84155 1 Laboratory 27/2 WEBONLINE - Eiteneer,Daria N FL
15 book for PHYS 5B Section 15 84156 1 Laboratory 27/1 WEBONLINE - Eiteneer,Daria N FL
16 book for PHYS 5B Section 16 84516 1 Laboratory 27/2 WEBONLINE - Eiteneer,Daria N FL

PHYS 10 - Physics In Our World (3 Units)

Introductory course designed for non-science students completing general education requirements. Students will be introduced to basic concepts in Physics through the study of astronomy, atomic nature of matter, electromagnetic waves, energy, sound and earthquake waves, current electricity, magnetism, and nuclear processes. Development of reasoning and quantitative skills and applying them to scientific and technological topics of current importance will be emphasized.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 10 Section 01 84586 1 Lecture 90/66 MW WEBONLINE 0530PM-0645PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,FL

PHYS 11A - Gen Phys-Mechanics (4 Units)

PHYS 11 A, B, and C is a three semester course in introductory physics requiring elementary calculus. This course satisfies the lower division physics requirement for a major in physics, chemistry, geology, or engineering. PHYS 11A covers the basics of classical mechanics, including kinematics, Newton's laws, conservation laws and rotational dynamics. Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 30, MATH 31; or equivalent certificated high school courses. MATH 31 may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 11A Section 01 84956 1 Lecture 81/0 MW WEBONLINE 0200PM-0250PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3,FL
02 book for PHYS 11A Section 02 84957 1 Discussion 81/0 F WEBONLINE 0200PM-0250PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3,FL
03 book for PHYS 11A Section 03 84190 1 Laboratory 27/1 R WEBONLINE 1030AM-0120PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3,FL
04 book for PHYS 11A Section 04 84359 1 Laboratory 27/0 R WEBONLINE 0200PM-0450PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3,FL
05 book for PHYS 11A Section 05 84334 1 Laboratory 27/0 F WEBONLINE 1030AM-0120PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3,FL
06 book for PHYS 11A Section 06 84277 1 Lecture 81/3 MW WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Sergan,Vassili B1,B3,FL
07 book for PHYS 11A Section 07 84088 1 Discussion 81/3 F WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Sergan,Vassili B1,B3,FL
08 book for PHYS 11A Section 08 84340 1 Lecture 81/6 TR WEBONLINE 1030AM-1120AM Eiteneer,Daria N B1,B3,FL
09 book for PHYS 11A Section 09 84341 1 Discussion 81/6 TR WEBONLINE 1120AM-1145AM Eiteneer,Daria N B1,B3,FL
10 book for PHYS 11A Section 10 84332 1 Laboratory 27/0 M WEBONLINE 1200PM-0250PM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt B1,B3,FL
11 book for PHYS 11A Section 11 84418 1 Laboratory 27/0 T WEBONLINE 0730AM-1020AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
12 book for PHYS 11A Section 12 84333 1 Laboratory 27/2 WEBONLINE - Custodio,Robert B1,B3,FL
13 book for PHYS 11A Section 13 84089 1 Laboratory 27/4 WEBONLINE - Custodio,Robert B1,B3,FL
14 book for PHYS 11A Section 14 84176 1 Laboratory 27/2 R WEBONLINE 0730AM-1020AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
15 book for PHYS 11A Section 15 84289 1 Laboratory 27/1 R WEBONLINE 1200PM-0250PM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt B1,B3,FL

PHYS 11B - Gen Phys-Heat, Waves, Mod (4 Units)

PHYS 11 A, B, and C is a three semester course in introductory physics requiring elementary calculus. This course satisfies the lower division physics requirement for a major in physics, chemistry, geology, or engineering. PHYS 11B covers the basics of thermodynamics, light propagation, sound, and an introduction to modern physics. Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 11C.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 11B Section 01 84330 1 Lecture 18/11 MW WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Sergan,Tatiana FL
02 book for PHYS 11B Section 02 84329 1 Discussion 18/11 F WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Sergan,Tatiana FL
03 book for PHYS 11B Section 03 84328 1 Laboratory 18/11 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Tatiana FL

PHYS 11C - Gen Phys-Elect & Mag (4 Units)

PHYS 11 A, B, and C is a three semester course in introductory physics requiring elementary calculus. This course satisfies the lower division physics requirement for a major in physics, chemistry, geology, or engineering. PHYS 11C covers the basics of electricity and magnetism. Lecture two hours; discussion one hour; laboratory three hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 31, PHYS 11A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 11C Section 01 84935 1 Lecture 80/1 MW MND1015 1100AM-1150AM Moss,Josh
02 book for PHYS 11C Section 02 84936 1 Discussion 80/1 F MND1015 1100AM-1150AM Moss,Josh
03 book for PHYS 11C Section 03 84158 1 Lecture 80/0 MW WEBONLINE 0300PM-0350PM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
04 book for PHYS 11C Section 04 84090 1 Discussion 80/0 F WEBONLINE 0300PM-0350PM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
05 book for PHYS 11C Section 05 84360 1 Lecture 80/1 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-1250PM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
06 book for PHYS 11C Section 06 84361 1 Discussion 80/1 TR WEBONLINE 1250PM-0115PM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
07 book for PHYS 11C Section 07 84290 1 Laboratory 24/0 M WEBONLINE 1200PM-0250PM Zora,Kay E. FL
08 book for PHYS 11C Section 08 84091 1 Laboratory 24/1 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Vassili FL
09 book for PHYS 11C Section 09 84178 1 Laboratory 24/0 T WEBONLINE 1030AM-0120PM Zora,Kay E. FL
10 book for PHYS 11C Section 10 84226 1 Laboratory 24/0 T WEBONLINE 0130PM-0420PM Zora,Kay E. FL
11 book for PHYS 11C Section 11 84179 1 Laboratory 24/1 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Vassili FL
12 book for PHYS 11C Section 12 84278 1 Laboratory 24/0 W WEBONLINE 1200PM-0250PM Margoniner,Vera E FL
13 book for PHYS 11C Section 13 84404 1 Laboratory 24/0 WEBONLINE - Utter,Robert S. FL
14 book for PHYS 11C Section 14 84405 1 Laboratory 24/1 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Vassili FL
15 book for PHYS 11C Section 15 84362 1 Laboratory 24/0 WEBONLINE - Aguilar Rudametkin,Sergio Isaac FL
16 book for PHYS 11C Section 16 85942 1 Laboratory 24/0 WEBONLINE - Aguilar Rudametkin,Sergio Isaac FL

PHYS 30 - Science+Pseudoscience (3 Units)

Examination of the methodology of science. Comparison of legitimate investigations with others that do not meet high scientific standards, including both science poorly done and nonsense posing as science. Examples will be drawn primarily from the physical sciences. Analyzes will require study of basic skills of reasoning, types of logical argument, structure and validity of arguments, common reasoning fallacies, critical evaluation of evidence, and understanding of the scientific thinking process.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 30 Section 01 84959 1 Discussion 30/13 MWF WEBONLINE 0300PM-0350PM Utter,Robert S. A3,FL

PHYS 99 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading.

Note: Open only to students who appear competent to assume individual work on the approval of the instructor. For students with lower division status. Up to 4 units may be taken for grade.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 99 Section 01 84596 1 Independent Study 20/20 WEBONLINE - Staff FL

PHYS 105 - Math Methods In Physics (3 Units)

Linear algebra, linear vector spaces, linear transformations, the eigenvalue problem, Sturm-Liouville Theory. Solving PDEs common to physical systems. Fourier transforms, Dirac delta function, differential and integral vector calculus with a focus on applications to problems in physics, such as classical mechanics, thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, and electromagnetism.

Prerequisite: MATH 32, MATH 45, PHYS 11A, PHYS 11B, PHYS 11C or PHYS 5A, PHYS 5B.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 105 Section 01 84696 1 Discussion 19/5 TR MND1015 1030AM-1145AM Pettitt,Alexander R.

PHYS 106 - Intro To Modern Physics (3 Units)

Basic concepts of special relativity and quantum theory of matter. Phenomenological study of atomic and molecular energy states and spectra. Elements of solid-state and nuclear physics.

Prerequisite: MATH 31; PHYS 11A, PHYS 11B, PHYS 11C or PHYS 5A, PHYS 5B.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 106 Section 01 84969 1 Discussion 20/12 MWF WEBONLINE 0300PM-0350PM Buerki,Jerome FL

PHYS 107 - Conceptl Physics+Inquiry (4 Units)

Concepts include matter, waves and energy, force and motion, electricity and magnetism, and scientific inquiry. Emphasizes hands on cooperative learning engaging students in scientific inquiry by posing testable scientific questions, conducting experiments, and analyzing and presenting findings to their peers. Appropriate for Liberal Studies and Blended Multiple Subject Credential students. Weekly activity and discussion sessions.

Prerequisite: BIO 7, CHEM 106, GEOL 8, MATH 17.

Corequisite: CHEM 106

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 107 Section 01 84180 1 Discussion 24/1 MW WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Utter,Robert S. FL
02 book for PHYS 107 Section 02 84181 1 Activity 24/1 MW WEBONLINE 0950AM-1130AM Utter,Robert S. FL
03 book for PHYS 107 Section 03 84938 1 Discussion 24/2 MW WEBONLINE 0100PM-0150PM Armstrong,Charles H FL
04 book for PHYS 107 Section 04 84939 1 Activity 24/2 MW WEBONLINE 0150PM-0330PM Armstrong,Charles H FL
05 book for PHYS 107 Section 05 86336 1 Discussion 24/0 TR WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Armstrong,Charles H FL
06 book for PHYS 107 Section 06 86337 1 Activity 24/0 TR WEBONLINE 0950AM-1130AM Armstrong,Charles H FL
07 book for PHYS 107 Section 07 84576 1 Discussion 24/15 TR SQU446 1200PM-1250PM Margoniner,Vera E
08 book for PHYS 107 Section 08 84577 1 Activity 24/15 TR SQU446 1250PM-0230PM Margoniner,Vera E

PHYS 115 - Electronics+Instrumentatn (4 Units)

Linear and non-linear circuits, operational amplifiers, transducers, basics of digital circuitry, and an introduction to computerized data acquisition. Lecture two hours; laboratory six hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 11C or PHYS 5B with instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 115 Section 01 84185 1 Discussion 10/0 TR SQU140 1200PM-1250PM Ray,Michael
02 book for PHYS 115 Section 02 84184 1 Laboratory 10/0 TR SQU140 0100PM-0350PM Ray,Michael

PHYS 136 - Electrodynamics (3 Units)

Electromagnetic waves, wave propagation in material media, reflection and refraction, polarization, cavities and waveguides, optical fibers, simple radiating systems, radiation from an accelerated charge and special relativity. Introduction to plasma physics and electromagnetic properties of superconductors.

Prerequisite: PHYS 135.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 136 Section 01 84966 1 Lecture 14/8 MWF SQU325 0400PM-0450PM Block,Matt HY

PHYS 150 - Quantum Mechanics (3 Units)

Foundations of wave mechanics, including wave packets, superposition, and the uncertainty principle. The Schroedinger equation and its relation to operators and eigenstates. Symmetric systems and conserved quantities. Introduction to matrix mechanics, spin, scattering, and perturbation theory.

Prerequisite: MATH 45, PHYS 106, PHYS 110.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 150 Section 01 84092 1 Discussion 19/10 MWF TSC1001 1100AM-1150AM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt

PHYS 156 - Classical+Statistical Mech (3 Units)

Review of classical mechanics, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations, rigid body motion, small vibrations and normal modes, nonlinear dynamics and chaos. Review of the laws of thermodynamics, principles of classical statistical mechanics, ensemble formulations and applications, principles of quantum statistical mechanics, ideal quantum gases, applications to Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein systems.

Prerequisite: PHYS 110, PHYS 124.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 156 Section 01 84279 1 Lecture 13/9 MWF WEBONLINE 1000AM-1050AM Buerki,Jerome FL

PHYS 162 - Sci Comp: Basic Methods (3 Units)

Basic methods and skills of applying computers to the solution of scientific problems. Numerical calculation methods, numbers and data, algebraic equations, rate processes, iterative techniques, approximation methods, statistical analysis and data fitting, relaxation methods, and use of software and other programming resources on the web. Practical experience emphasized throughout.

Prerequisite: MATH 26A or MATH 30 and PHYS 5A, or MATH 30 and PHYS 11A, or MATH 105A concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 162 Section 01 84435 1 Discussion 18/3 MW WEBONLINE 0100PM-0215PM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J FL

PHYS 175 - Adv Physics Laboratory (2 Units)

Advanced experiments chosen from several of the major areas of physics, performed usually on an individual basis. Laboratory six hours.

Prerequisite: 12 units of upper division physics, including PHYS 106 and either PHYS 115 or PHYS 145 and a satisfaction of the Advanced Writing requirement.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 175 Section 01 84419 1 Laboratory 11/7 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Tatiana FL

PHYS 181 - Mod Phys for Everyone (3 Units)

A conceptual course in the topics of modern physics including Quantum Mechanics, Special Relativity, and other contemporary topics for a general audience. This course meets General Education Area B5 (Further Studies in Physical Science, Life Forms, and Quantitative Reasoning) and satisfies the upper-division Area B requirement.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area B1 and B4.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 181 Section 01 86462 1 Lecture 57/5 MWF WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Hodges,Christopher L. B5,FL

PHYS 182 - Physics of Sports (3 Units)

A conceptual course in the application of the laws of physics in the context of sport. Focusing mainly on classical physics, we will cover topics such as force, energy, momentum, collisions, pressure, and fluids to explain what we see on the court, field, pool, and road. This course meets General Education Area B5 (Further Studies in Physical Science, Life Forms, and Quantitative Reasoning) and satisfies the upper-division Area 8 requirement.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area B1 and B4.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 182 Section 01 84705 1 Lecture 50/2 TR SQU316 0900AM-1015AM Moss,Josh UB5

PHYS 187 - Seeing the Light (3 Units)

An extensive study of light, mostly in the context of applications. Topics include basics of light and natural phenomena, optics, color, light and energy (solar power), and holography; as well as more advanced topics such as wave/particle model of light, diffraction and polarization. The course will also cover optical instrumentation such as cameras, microscopes, telescopes, displays, and photoreceptors.

Prerequisite: Completion of GE Area B1 and B4.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 187 Section 01 86800 1 Lecture 32/5 MWF MND1015 0100PM-0150PM Ray,Michael B5

PHYS 190 - Physics Seminar (1-2 Units)

Special lecture series on announced topics by local and visiting speakers, emphasizing current research developments, with related reading assignments.

Note: May be taken for credit in sequential semesters for a maximum of two units total.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 190 Section 01 84177 1 Seminar 8/5 TR MND1015 0400PM-0520PM Taylor,Chris HY

PHYS 191 - Senior Project (1-2 Units)

Research Project under faculty supervision. Project may consist of laboratory or theoretical research project, instrumentation/demonstration development, or literature research project. Projects require written and oral reports.

Note: May be taken for credit in sequential semesters for a maximum of four units total. Grade assigned upon completion of the project.

Prerequisite: Department chair permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 191 Section 01 84093 1 Activity 8/7 WEBONLINE - Buerki,Jerome FL

PHYS 195 - Teaching Internship (1-2 Units)

Supervised teaching internship for high school physics class, or for one of the following courses: PHYS 2, 5A-B, 10, 11A-C, 107, or ASTR4. The students will meet weekly with the faculty teaching this class, and with their supervisor or mentor to help prepare and teach the class.

Note: May be taken for credit in sequential semesters for a maximum of six units total.

Prerequisite: Completion of all math and physics lower division courses for the B.A. in Physics. Approval from the Teacher Preparation Concentration Coordinator.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 195 Section 01 84726 1 Independent Study 5/5 TBAARR - Staff I

PHYS 198 - Co-Curricular Activities (1-3 Units)

Students may provide special tutoring to students taking physics courses, participate in community oriented projects, assist in activity sessions for teacher training courses, or engage in activities related to the subject matter and concerns of the Physics and Astronomy Department. Up to 4 units may be taken.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 198 Section 01 84814 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff FL

PHYS 199 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading. Open only to students who appear competent to assume individual work on the approval of the instructor. Up to 4 units may be taken for grade.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 199 Section 01 84458 1 Independent Study 2/1 WEBONLINE - Ray,Michael FL
02 book for PHYS 199 Section 02 84638 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff FL
03 book for PHYS 199 Section 03 84815 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff
04 book for PHYS 199 Section 04 84816 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff
05 book for PHYS 199 Section 05 84817 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff
06 book for PHYS 199 Section 06 84818 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff

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Class Attribute Codes

A3 - Critical Thinking (A3)

B1 - Physical Science (B1)

B3 - Laboratory (B3)

B5 - Further Studies in Area B (B5)

FL - Fully Online (no In-Person Meetings Incl. Finals)

HY - Hybrid (OnLine & In-Person Meetings)

I - Service Learning Internship

UB5 - Upper Division Further Studies in Area B5

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/30/2021 to 12/10/2021)