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Class Schedule For Physics - Fall2022

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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 84101 1 Lecture 66/8 MW MND1015 0800AM-0850AM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3
02 book for PHYS 5A Section 02 84099 1 Discussion 23/5 MW SQU242 0900AM-0925AM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3
03 book for PHYS 5A Section 03 84098 1 Laboratory 23/5 MW SQU242 0925AM-1050AM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3
04 book for PHYS 5A Section 04 84176 1 Discussion 21/0 MW SQU242 0100PM-0125PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3
05 book for PHYS 5A Section 05 84121 1 Laboratory 21/0 MW SQU242 0125PM-0250PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3
06 book for PHYS 5A Section 06 84122 1 Discussion 20/1 MW SQU242 0300PM-0325PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3
07 book for PHYS 5A Section 07 84124 1 Laboratory 20/1 MW SQU242 0325PM-0450PM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3
08 book for PHYS 5A Section 08 84123 1 Lecture 60/2 MW MND1015 0400PM-0450PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
09 book for PHYS 5A Section 09 84125 1 Discussion 20/0 MW SQU242 0500PM-0525PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
10 book for PHYS 5A Section 10 84173 1 Laboratory 20/0 MW SQU242 0525PM-0650PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
11 book for PHYS 5A Section 11 84783 1 Discussion 20/1 MW SQU242 0700PM-0725PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
12 book for PHYS 5A Section 12 84784 1 Laboratory 20/1 MW SQU242 0725PM-0850PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
13 book for PHYS 5A Section 13 84132 1 Discussion 20/2 TR SQU242 0600PM-0625PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
14 book for PHYS 5A Section 14 84133 1 Laboratory 20/2 TR SQU242 0625PM-0750PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
15 book for PHYS 5A Section 15 84130 1 Lecture 62/7 TR MND1015 0800AM-0850AM Utter,Robert S. B1,B3
16 book for PHYS 5A Section 16 84237 1 Discussion 20/0 TR SQU242 1000AM-1025AM Utter,Robert S. B1,B3
17 book for PHYS 5A Section 17 84129 1 Laboratory 20/0 TR SQU242 1025AM-1150AM Utter,Robert S. B1,B3
18 book for PHYS 5A Section 18 84261 1 Discussion 22/9 TR SQU242 0200PM-0225PM Armstrong,Charles H B1,B3
19 book for PHYS 5A Section 19 84262 1 Laboratory 22/9 TR SQU242 0225PM-0350PM Armstrong,Charles H B1,B3
20 book for PHYS 5A Section 20 84191 1 Discussion 20/0 TR SQU242 0400PM-0425PM Utter,Robert S. B1,B3
21 book for PHYS 5A Section 21 84192 1 Laboratory 20/0 TR SQU242 0425PM-0550PM Utter,Robert S. B1,B3
22 book for PHYS 5A Section 22 84272 1 Lecture 60/0 TR MND1015 0300PM-0350PM Zora,Kay E. B1,B3
23 book for PHYS 5A Section 23 84497 1 Discussion 20/0 MW SQU242 1100AM-1125AM Lege,Laura B1,B3
24 book for PHYS 5A Section 24 84498 1 Laboratory 20/0 MW SQU242 1125AM-1250PM Lege,Laura B1,B3
25 book for PHYS 5A Section 25 84499 1 Discussion 20/0 TR SQU242 0800AM-0825AM Zora,Kay E. B1,B3
26 book for PHYS 5A Section 26 84500 1 Laboratory 20/0 TR SQU242 0825AM-0950AM Zora,Kay E. B1,B3
27 book for PHYS 5A Section 27 84501 1 Discussion 20/0 TR SQU242 1200PM-1225PM Zora,Kay E. B1,B3
28 book for PHYS 5A Section 28 84502 1 Laboratory 20/0 TR SQU242 1225PM-0150PM Zora,Kay E. B1,B3

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 84102 1 Lecture 90/3 MW MND1015 1200PM-1250PM Hodges,Christopher L.
02 book for PHYS 5B Section 02 84135 1 Discussion 90/3 F MND1015 1200PM-1250PM Hodges,Christopher L.
03 book for PHYS 5B Section 03 84934 1 Lecture 0/0 MW MND1015 0100PM-0150PM Staff
04 book for PHYS 5B Section 04 84935 1 Discussion 0/0 F MND1015 0100PM-0150PM Staff
05 book for PHYS 5B Section 05 84138 1 Lecture 90/5 TR MND1015 0900AM-0950AM Hodges,Christopher L.
06 book for PHYS 5B Section 06 84139 1 Discussion 90/5 TR MND1015 0950AM-1015AM Hodges,Christopher L.
07 book for PHYS 5B Section 07 84936 1 Laboratory 27/0 T SQU246 1030AM-0120PM Lege,Laura
08 book for PHYS 5B Section 08 84937 1 Laboratory 27/6 T SQU246 0130PM-0420PM Miller,Roger S.
09 book for PHYS 5B Section 09 84986 1 Laboratory 0/0 T SQU246 0430PM-0720PM Staff
10 book for PHYS 5B Section 10 84938 1 Laboratory 27/0 W SQU246 0900AM-1150AM Ray,Michael
11 book for PHYS 5B Section 11 84230 1 Laboratory 27/27 W SQU246 0200PM-0450PM Staff
12 book for PHYS 5B Section 12 84201 1 Laboratory 27/1 W SQU246 0600PM-0850PM Staff
13 book for PHYS 5B Section 13 84202 1 Laboratory 0/0 R SQU246 0730AM-1020AM Staff
14 book for PHYS 5B Section 14 84203 1 Laboratory 27/4 R SQU246 1030AM-0120PM Staff
15 book for PHYS 5B Section 15 84204 1 Laboratory 27/6 R SQU246 0130PM-0420PM Miller,Roger S.
16 book for PHYS 5B Section 16 84537 1 Laboratory 27/0 R SQU246 0430PM-0720PM Armstrong,Charles H

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 84590 1 Lecture 70/53 MW MND1015 0530PM-0645PM Zora,Kay E. B1

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 84872 1 Lecture 120/6 MW TSC1001 0200PM-0250PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3
02 book for PHYS 11A Section 02 84873 1 Discussion 120/6 F TSC1001 0200PM-0250PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3
03 book for PHYS 11A Section 03 84238 1 Laboratory 23/0 M SQU236 0300PM-0550PM Weiss,Brenda B1,B3
04 book for PHYS 11A Section 04 84402 1 Laboratory 23/0 T SQU236 1200PM-0250PM Weiss,Brenda B1,B3
05 book for PHYS 11A Section 05 84378 1 Laboratory 23/4 T SQU236 0300PM-0550PM Weiss,Brenda B1,B3
06 book for PHYS 11A Section 06 86286 1 Laboratory 23/0 W SQU236 0800AM-1050AM Zora,Kay E. B1,B3
07 book for PHYS 11A Section 07 86287 1 Laboratory 23/0 W SQU236 1100AM-0150PM Zora,Kay E. B1,B3
08 book for PHYS 11A Section 08 84325 1 Lecture 60/0 MW MND1015 0900AM-0950AM Sergan,Vassili B1,B3
09 book for PHYS 11A Section 09 84142 1 Discussion 60/0 F MND1015 0900AM-0950AM Sergan,Vassili B1,B3
10 book for PHYS 11A Section 10 84383 1 Lecture 60/0 TR MND1015 1030AM-1120AM Buerki,Jerome B1,B3
11 book for PHYS 11A Section 11 84384 1 Discussion 60/0 TR MND1015 1120AM-1145AM Buerki,Jerome B1,B3
12 book for PHYS 11A Section 12 84376 1 Laboratory 20/0 T SQU236 0630PM-0920PM Eiteneer,Daria N B1,B3
13 book for PHYS 11A Section 13 84450 1 Laboratory 20/0 W SQU236 0600PM-0850PM Eiteneer,Daria N B1,B3
14 book for PHYS 11A Section 14 84377 1 Laboratory 20/0 R SQU236 0800AM-1050AM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3
15 book for PHYS 11A Section 15 84143 1 Laboratory 20/0 R SQU236 0100PM-0350PM Buerki,Jerome B1,B3
16 book for PHYS 11A Section 16 84224 1 Laboratory 20/0 R SQU236 0400PM-0650PM Staff B1,B3
17 book for PHYS 11A Section 17 84337 1 Laboratory 20/0 F SQU236 1000AM-1250PM Eiteneer,Daria N B1,B3

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 86853 1 Lecture 24/7 MW SQU450 1100AM-1150AM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt
02 book for PHYS 11B Section 02 86852 1 Discussion 24/7 F SQU450 1100AM-1150AM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt
03 book for PHYS 11B Section 03 84372 1 Laboratory 24/7 M SQU246 0800AM-1050AM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt

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 84855 1 Lecture 80/27 MW WEBONLINE 1000AM-1050AM Sergan,Tatiana
02 book for PHYS 11C Section 02 84856 1 Discussion 80/27 F WEBONLINE 1000AM-1050AM Sergan,Tatiana
03 book for PHYS 11C Section 03 84206 1 Lecture 80/15 MW MND1015 0300PM-0350PM Sergan,Vassili
04 book for PHYS 11C Section 04 84144 1 Discussion 80/15 F MND1015 0300PM-0350PM Sergan,Vassili
05 book for PHYS 11C Section 05 84403 1 Lecture 80/26 TR WEBONLINE 1200PM-1250PM Sergan,Tatiana
06 book for PHYS 11C Section 06 84404 1 Discussion 80/26 TR WEBONLINE 1250PM-0115PM Sergan,Tatiana
07 book for PHYS 11C Section 07 84338 1 Laboratory 24/0 M WEBONLINE 1100AM-0150PM Sergan,Vassili FL
08 book for PHYS 11C Section 08 84145 1 Laboratory 24/4 M SQU232 0530PM-0820PM Staff
09 book for PHYS 11C Section 09 84439 1 Laboratory 24/6 T SQU232 0730AM-1020AM Aguilar Rudametkin,Sergio Isaac
10 book for PHYS 11C Section 10 84405 1 Laboratory 24/24 T SQU232 1030AM-0120PM Staff
11 book for PHYS 11C Section 11 84226 1 Laboratory 24/0 T SQU232 0130PM-0420PM Moss,Josh
12 book for PHYS 11C Section 12 84274 1 Laboratory 24/5 T SQU232 0530PM-0820PM Aguilar Rudametkin,Sergio Isaac
13 book for PHYS 11C Section 13 84227 1 Laboratory 24/6 W SQU232 1100AM-0150PM Staff
14 book for PHYS 11C Section 14 84326 1 Laboratory 24/12 W SQU232 0300PM-0550PM Eiteneer,Daria N
15 book for PHYS 11C Section 15 84438 1 Laboratory 24/6 R SQU232 0800AM-1050AM Aguilar Rudametkin,Sergio Isaac
16 book for PHYS 11C Section 16 84939 1 Laboratory 24/5 R SQU232 0130PM-0420PM Bratton,Clayton G

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 84874 1 Discussion 30/20 MWF SQU325 0200PM-0250PM Taylor,Chris A3

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 TBAARR - Staff

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 84675 1 Discussion 19/0 TR SQU142 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 84880 1 Discussion 20/4 TR SQU325 0900AM-1015AM Buerki,Jerome

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 84228 1 Discussion 18/2 MW SQU446 0900AM-0950AM Armstrong,Charles H
02 book for PHYS 107 Section 02 84229 1 Activity 18/2 MW SQU446 0950AM-1130AM Armstrong,Charles H
03 book for PHYS 107 Section 03 84857 1 Discussion 18/7 MW SQU446 0100PM-0150PM Margoniner,Vera E
04 book for PHYS 107 Section 04 84858 1 Activity 18/7 MW SQU446 0150PM-0330PM Margoniner,Vera E
05 book for PHYS 107 Section 05 84971 1 Discussion 18/0 TR SQU446 0900AM-0950AM Armstrong,Charles H
06 book for PHYS 107 Section 06 84972 1 Activity 18/0 TR SQU446 0950AM-1130AM Armstrong,Charles H
07 book for PHYS 107 Section 07 84586 1 Discussion 18/8 TR SQU446 0100PM-0150PM Utter,Robert S.
08 book for PHYS 107 Section 08 84587 1 Activity 18/8 TR SQU446 0150PM-0330PM Utter,Robert S.

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 84233 1 Discussion 12/0 TR SQU140 1200PM-1250PM Ray,Michael
02 book for PHYS 115 Section 02 84232 1 Laboratory 12/0 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
02 book for PHYS 136 Section 02 86837 1 Lecture 14/7 MW SQU446 0400PM-0515PM Margoniner,Vera E

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 84146 1 Discussion 15/6 MWF WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Sergan,Tatiana

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 84327 1 Lecture 13/9 MWF SQU325 1000AM-1050AM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J

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 84467 1 Discussion 0/0 MW WEBONLINE 0100PM-0215PM Buerki,Jerome

PHYS 172 - Biological Physics (3 Units)

Investigation of subcellular and cellular biological systems using the fundamentals of physics. Topics will include a quantitative treatment of: the role of forces and energy in biology; thermodynamics of living systems; biopolymer, cytoskeletal and cellular mechanics; the physics of molecular motors and intracellular transport; applications of physical tools to study biological systems. Focus is on the interplay between physics and biology, and on how physical properties determine the biological function and behavior of living systems.

Prerequisite: MATH 26A or MATH 30. PHYS 5A and PHYS 5B; or PHYS 11A and PHYS 11B and PHYS 11C. BIO 2 or BIO 10, or instructor permission.

Note: PHYS 11B or PHYS 5B may be taken concurrently with instructors consent.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 172 Section 01 86788 1 Discussion 20/11 TR RVR1006 0900AM-1015AM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt

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 84451 1 Laboratory 11/8 TR SQU130 0900AM-1150AM Moss,Josh

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 84987 1 Lecture 90/34 MWF MND1015 1100AM-1150AM Hodges,Christopher L. B5

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 86811 1 Lecture 40/0 TR DLN1010 0900AM-1015AM 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 84225 1 Seminar 8/6 TR MND1015 0400PM-0520PM Taylor,Chris

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 84147 1 Activity 8/8 TBAARR - Buerki,Jerome

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 84701 1 Independent Study 5/1 R SQU443 0500PM-0650PM Margoniner,Vera E 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 84763 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff

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 84487 1 Independent Study 5/1 R TBAARR 0600PM-0650PM Margoniner,Vera E
02 book for PHYS 199 Section 02 84626 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff
03 book for PHYS 199 Section 03 84764 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff
04 book for PHYS 199 Section 04 84765 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff
05 book for PHYS 199 Section 05 84766 1 Independent Study 2/2 TBAARR - Staff
06 book for PHYS 199 Section 06 84767 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)

I - Service Learning Internship

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)