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Class Schedule For Physics - Spring2022

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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 34412 1 Lecture 90/16 MW WEBONLINE 0800AM-0850AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
02 book for PHYS 5A Section 02 34413 1 Discussion 30/4 MW WEBONLINE 0900AM-0925AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
03 book for PHYS 5A Section 03 34414 1 Laboratory 30/4 MW WEBONLINE 0925AM-1050AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
04 book for PHYS 5A Section 04 34415 1 Discussion 30/5 MW WEBONLINE 0100PM-0125PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
05 book for PHYS 5A Section 05 34416 1 Laboratory 30/5 MW WEBONLINE 0125PM-0250PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
06 book for PHYS 5A Section 06 34417 1 Discussion 30/7 MW WEBONLINE 0300PM-0325PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
07 book for PHYS 5A Section 07 34418 1 Laboratory 30/7 MW WEBONLINE 0325PM-0450PM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
08 book for PHYS 5A Section 08 34419 1 Lecture 90/40 MW MND1015 0400PM-0450PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
09 book for PHYS 5A Section 09 34420 1 Discussion 30/5 MW SQU242 0500PM-0525PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
10 book for PHYS 5A Section 10 34421 1 Laboratory 30/5 MW SQU242 0525PM-0650PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
11 book for PHYS 5A Section 11 34780 1 Discussion 30/18 MW SQU242 0700PM-0725PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
12 book for PHYS 5A Section 12 34781 1 Laboratory 30/18 MW SQU242 0725PM-0850PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
13 book for PHYS 5A Section 13 34422 1 Discussion 30/17 TR SQU242 0600PM-0625PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
14 book for PHYS 5A Section 14 34423 1 Laboratory 30/17 TR SQU242 0625PM-0750PM Miller,Roger S. B1,B3
15 book for PHYS 5A Section 15 34782 1 Lecture 90/3 TR WEBONLINE 0800AM-0850AM Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
16 book for PHYS 5A Section 16 34783 1 Discussion 30/0 WEBONLINE - Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
17 book for PHYS 5A Section 17 34784 1 Laboratory 30/0 WEBONLINE - Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
18 book for PHYS 5A Section 18 34785 1 Discussion 30/1 WEBONLINE - Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
19 book for PHYS 5A Section 19 34786 1 Laboratory 30/1 WEBONLINE - Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
20 book for PHYS 5A Section 20 34787 1 Discussion 30/2 WEBONLINE - Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
21 book for PHYS 5A Section 21 34788 1 Laboratory 30/2 WEBONLINE - Bratton,Clayton G B1,B3,FL
29 book for PHYS 5A Section 29 34796 1 Lecture 90/11 MW WEBONLINE 1000AM-1050AM Block,Matt B1,B3,FL
30 book for PHYS 5A Section 30 34797 1 Discussion 30/3 M SQU242 1100AM-1125AM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
30 book for PHYS 5A Section 30 34797 1 Discussion 30/3 W WEBONLINE 1100AM-1125AM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
31 book for PHYS 5A Section 31 34798 1 Laboratory 30/3 M SQU242 1125AM-1250PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
31 book for PHYS 5A Section 31 34798 1 Laboratory 30/3 W WEBONLINE 1125AM-1250PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
32 book for PHYS 5A Section 32 36860 1 Discussion 30/4 M SQU242 0100PM-0125PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
32 book for PHYS 5A Section 32 36860 1 Discussion 30/4 W WEBONLINE 0100PM-0125PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
33 book for PHYS 5A Section 33 36859 1 Laboratory 30/4 M SQU242 0125PM-0250PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
33 book for PHYS 5A Section 33 36859 1 Laboratory 30/4 W WEBONLINE 0125PM-0250PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
34 book for PHYS 5A Section 34 34799 1 Discussion 30/4 M SQU242 0300PM-0325PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
34 book for PHYS 5A Section 34 34799 1 Discussion 30/4 W WEBONLINE 0300PM-0325PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
35 book for PHYS 5A Section 35 34800 1 Laboratory 30/4 M SQU242 0325PM-0450PM Block,Matt B1,B3,HY
35 book for PHYS 5A Section 35 34800 1 Laboratory 30/4 W WEBONLINE 0325PM-0450PM 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 34847 1 Lecture 90/2 MW WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
02 book for PHYS 5B Section 02 34848 1 Discussion 90/2 F WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
03 book for PHYS 5B Section 03 33993 1 Lecture 90/2 MW MND1015 1200PM-1250PM Watters,Kyle Padia
04 book for PHYS 5B Section 04 33994 1 Discussion 90/2 F MND1015 1200PM-1250PM Watters,Kyle Padia
05 book for PHYS 5B Section 05 33995 1 Lecture 90/23 TR MND1015 0900AM-0950AM Utter,Robert S.
06 book for PHYS 5B Section 06 33996 1 Discussion 90/23 TR MND1015 0950AM-1015AM Utter,Robert S.
07 book for PHYS 5B Section 07 34849 1 Laboratory 27/1 T WEBONLINE 1030AM-0120PM Lege,Laura FL
08 book for PHYS 5B Section 08 34850 1 Laboratory 27/0 T WEBONLINE 0130PM-0420PM Lege,Laura FL
09 book for PHYS 5B Section 09 34851 1 Laboratory 27/0 T SQU246 0430PM-0720PM Armstrong,Charles H
10 book for PHYS 5B Section 10 34234 1 Laboratory 27/6 W SQU246 0730AM-1020AM Bratton,Clayton G
11 book for PHYS 5B Section 11 33998 1 Laboratory 27/2 W SQU246 0200PM-0450PM Ray,Michael
12 book for PHYS 5B Section 12 34285 1 Laboratory 27/17 R SQU246 0730AM-1020AM Aguilar Rudametkin,Sergio Isaac
13 book for PHYS 5B Section 13 33997 1 Laboratory 27/1 R SQU246 1030AM-0120PM Zora,Kay E.
14 book for PHYS 5B Section 14 34377 1 Laboratory 27/1 R SQU246 0130PM-0420PM Aguilar Rudametkin,Sergio Isaac
15 book for PHYS 5B Section 15 36572 1 Laboratory 27/0 R SQU246 0430PM-0720PM Armstrong,Charles H
16 book for PHYS 5B Section 16 34140 1 Laboratory 27/0 F WEBONLINE 0800AM-1050AM 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 34824 1 Lecture 90/67 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 33999 1 Lecture 81/0 MW TSC1001 0200PM-0250PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3
02 book for PHYS 11A Section 02 34000 1 Discussion 81/0 F TSC1001 0200PM-0250PM Morris,Eliza J B1,B3
03 book for PHYS 11A Section 03 34290 1 Laboratory 27/0 T SQU236 1200PM-0250PM Weiss,Brenda B1,B3
04 book for PHYS 11A Section 04 34291 1 Laboratory 27/0 T SQU236 0300PM-0550PM Weiss,Brenda B1,B3
05 book for PHYS 11A Section 05 34292 1 Laboratory 27/1 W SQU236 0900AM-1150AM Zora,Kay E. B1,B3
06 book for PHYS 11A Section 06 34001 1 Lecture 81/1 MW WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Sergan,Vassili B1,B3,FL
07 book for PHYS 11A Section 07 34002 1 Discussion 81/1 F WEBONLINE 0900AM-0950AM Sergan,Vassili B1,B3,FL
08 book for PHYS 11A Section 08 34287 1 Lecture 81/1 TR WEBONLINE 1030AM-1120AM Buerki,Jerome B1,B3,FL
09 book for PHYS 11A Section 09 34288 1 Discussion 81/1 TR WEBONLINE 1120AM-1145AM Buerki,Jerome B1,B3,FL
10 book for PHYS 11A Section 10 34690 1 Laboratory 27/0 M WEBONLINE 0200PM-0450PM Buerki,Jerome B1,B3,FL
11 book for PHYS 11A Section 11 34687 1 Laboratory 27/0 T WEBONLINE 0730AM-1020AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
12 book for PHYS 11A Section 12 34692 1 Laboratory 27/0 T WEBONLINE 0100PM-0350PM Block,Matt B1,B3,FL
13 book for PHYS 11A Section 13 34691 1 Laboratory 27/2 T SQU236 0600PM-0850PM Utter,Robert S. B1,B3
14 book for PHYS 11A Section 14 34689 1 Laboratory 27/0 R WEBONLINE 0730AM-1020AM Osborne,Jack H B1,B3,FL
15 book for PHYS 11A Section 15 34688 1 Laboratory 27/2 R WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM Eiteneer,Daria N 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 34229 1 Lecture 20/4 MW WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Sergan,Tatiana FL
02 book for PHYS 11B Section 02 34230 1 Discussion 20/4 F WEBONLINE 1100AM-1150AM Sergan,Tatiana FL
03 book for PHYS 11B Section 03 34852 1 Laboratory 20/4 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 34003 1 Lecture 80/18 MW WEBONLINE 1000AM-1050AM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
02 book for PHYS 11C Section 02 34004 1 Discussion 80/18 F WEBONLINE 1000AM-1050AM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
03 book for PHYS 11C Section 03 34005 1 Lecture 80/36 MW WEBONLINE 0300PM-0350PM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
04 book for PHYS 11C Section 04 34006 1 Discussion 80/36 F WEBONLINE 0300PM-0350PM Hodges,Christopher L. FL
05 book for PHYS 11C Section 05 34261 1 Lecture 80/7 TR MND1015 1200PM-1250PM Moss,Josh
06 book for PHYS 11C Section 06 34262 1 Discussion 80/7 TR MND1015 1250PM-0115PM Moss,Josh
07 book for PHYS 11C Section 07 34008 1 Laboratory 24/14 M SQU232 0800AM-1050AM Bratton,Clayton G
08 book for PHYS 11C Section 08 34009 1 Laboratory 24/1 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Vassili FL
09 book for PHYS 11C Section 09 34228 1 Laboratory 24/0 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Vassili FL
10 book for PHYS 11C Section 10 34235 1 Laboratory 24/2 M SQU232 0530PM-0820PM Aguilar Rudametkin,Sergio Isaac
11 book for PHYS 11C Section 11 34263 1 Laboratory 24/3 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Tatiana FL
12 book for PHYS 11C Section 12 34698 1 Laboratory 24/13 W SQU232 0100PM-0350PM Zora,Kay E.
13 book for PHYS 11C Section 13 34699 1 Laboratory 24/13 T WEBONLINE 0600PM-0850PM Eiteneer,Daria N FL
14 book for PHYS 11C Section 14 34007 1 Laboratory 24/2 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Tatiana FL
15 book for PHYS 11C Section 15 34700 1 Laboratory 24/13 W WEBONLINE 0530PM-0820PM Eiteneer,Daria N FL
16 book for PHYS 11C Section 16 34286 1 Laboratory 24/0 WEBONLINE - Sergan,Vassili 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 34853 1 Discussion 30/2 MWF DH213 1000AM-1050AM 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 34010 1 Independent Study 1/1 TBAARR - Staff
02 book for PHYS 99 Section 02 34949 1 Independent Study 1/1 TBAARR - Staff

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 34693 1 Discussion 18/11 MWF SQU325 1000AM-1050AM Pettitt,Alexander R.

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 Zero Cost Book 34011 1 Discussion 20/0 MW SQU446 0900AM-0950AM Armstrong,Charles H ZCCM
02 book for PHYS 107 Section 02 Zero Cost Book 34012 1 Activity 20/0 MW SQU446 0950AM-1130AM Armstrong,Charles H ZCCM
03 book for PHYS 107 Section 03 Zero Cost Book 34013 1 Discussion 20/0 MW EUR223 0100PM-0150PM Margoniner,Vera E ZCCM
04 book for PHYS 107 Section 04 Zero Cost Book 34014 1 Activity 20/0 MW EUR223 0150PM-0330PM Margoniner,Vera E ZCCM
05 book for PHYS 107 Section 05 Zero Cost Book 34696 1 Discussion 20/0 TR SQU446 0900AM-0950AM Armstrong,Charles H ZCCM
06 book for PHYS 107 Section 06 Zero Cost Book 34697 1 Activity 20/0 TR SQU446 0950AM-1130AM Armstrong,Charles H ZCCM
07 book for PHYS 107 Section 07 Zero Cost Book 34855 1 Discussion 20/0 TR SQU446 1200PM-1250PM Utter,Robert S. ZCCM
08 book for PHYS 107 Section 08 Zero Cost Book 34856 1 Activity 20/0 TR SQU446 1250PM-0230PM Utter,Robert S. ZCCM

PHYS 110 - Classical Mechanics (3 Units)

Fundamental principles of statics and dynamics, including Newton's equations and conservation laws, damped and forced oscillations, central force motion, accelerated coordinate systems, coupled oscillations, normal modes, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian methods, introduction to nonlinear systems and chaos theory.

Prerequisite: MATH 45, PHYS 11C, PHYS 105.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for PHYS 110 Section 02 37316 1 Discussion 25/17 MWF SQU325 0300PM-0350PM Moss,Josh

PHYS 116 - Adv Elect+Instrumentation (3 Units)

Noise reduction techniques, signal recovery, frequency analysis, computerized instrument control, and instrument development. Lecture one hour; laboratory six hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 115.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 116 Section 01 35984 1 Discussion 24/19 T SQU140 1200PM-1250PM Ray,Michael
02 book for PHYS 116 Section 02 35985 1 Laboratory 24/19 TR SQU140 0100PM-0350PM Ray,Michael

PHYS 124 - Thermodynamics+Stat Mech (3 Units)

Basic concepts and laws of thermodynamics and thermal properties of matter; kinetic theory of gases; use of distribution functions and ensembles in statistical mechanics; connection of probability and entropy; quantum statistics; applications to various systems.

Prerequisite: MATH 45, PHYS 11A, PHYS 11B, PHYS 11C.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 124 Section 01 Low Cost Course Materials 36891 1 Discussion 25/7 TR WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Buerki,Jerome FL,LCCM

PHYS 135 - Electricity And Magnetism (3 Units)

Development of electromagnetic theory from basic experimental laws; electrostatics, electric currents, magnetostatics, electric and magnetic properties of matter, induction, Maxwell's equations, conservation laws, introduction to electromagnetic waves.

Prerequisite: MATH 45, PHYS 11C, PHYS 105.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 135 Section 01 34683 1 Discussion 23/8 MW SQU102 0400PM-0515PM Margoniner,Vera E

PHYS 151 - Advanced Modern Physics (3 Units)

Structure of matter including basic elements of atomics, molecular, solid state, nuclear and particle physics. Topics will also include photon and electron gases, lasers, superconductivity, Bose-Einstein condensation and superfluidity.

Prerequisite: PHYS 150.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 151 Section 01 34015 1 Discussion 20/16 MWF SQU325 1100AM-1150AM Jensen,Mikkel Herholdt

PHYS 163 - Sci Comp: Mod & Sim (3 Units)

Application of computer modeling, simulation, and visualization to the solution of scientific problems. Projects drawn from various scientific disciplines will be used to develop the necessary skills, including a capstone project. Examples include projectile motion with air drag, time development of a biological population, chemical reactions with several reactants, and random walk and Monte Carlo methods. Practical experience emphasized throughout.

Prerequisite: PHYS 162.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for PHYS 163 Section 01 Zero Cost Book 34857 1 Lecture 10/4 MW WEBONLINE 0900AM-1015AM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J FL,ZCCM

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 34147 1 Laboratory 12/9 TR SQU140 0900AM-1150AM Ray,Michael

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 Low Cost Course Materials 36929 1 Lecture 120/2 MWF WEBONLINE 0100PM-0150PM Hodges,Christopher L. B5,FL,LCCM

PHYS 186 - Musc-Acoustics Sci+Sound (3 Units)

Physical principles of vibration and wave motion, with illustrations involving musical instruments and concert hall acoustics; principles of electronic synthesis, recording, and reproduction of sound; operation of the human ear and brain in receiving and analyzing sound; relation of the harmonic series to sound quality, harmony and scales; proper roles for science in explaining music as an artistic activity.

Note: No technical background required; course cannot be used to meet Physics BS program requirements. It is recommended that student have already completed their B1 and B4 requirement prior to enrollment. Some experience with music is also helpful.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for PHYS 186 Section 02 Zero Cost Book 37301 1 Discussion 50/2 TR DLN1010 0130PM-0245PM Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J B5,ZCCM

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 34016 1 Seminar 10/8 TR MND1015 0400PM-0515PM Taylor,Chris
01 book for PHYS 190 Section 01 34016 1 Seminar 10/8 S MND1015 0800AM-0400PM Staff
01 book for PHYS 190 Section 01 34016 1 Seminar 10/8 S 0800AM-0400PM Staff
01 book for PHYS 190 Section 01 34016 1 Seminar 10/8 S 0800AM-0400PM Staff

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 34017 1 Activity 10/7 TBAARR - Buerki,Jerome OL

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 34169 1 Independent Study 12/5 R SQU128 0500PM-0650PM Margoniner,Vera E I

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 34018 1 Independent Study 5/3 TBAARR - Barniol Duran,Rodolfo J
02 book for PHYS 199 Section 02 34485 1 Independent Study 5/3 R TBAARR 0600PM-0650PM Margoniner,Vera E
03 book for PHYS 199 Section 03 34589 1 Independent Study 5/4 - Ray,Michael
04 book for PHYS 199 Section 04 34599 1 Independent Study 5/4 TBAARR - Block,Matt
05 book for PHYS 199 Section 05 37737 1 Independent Study 99/98 - Buerki,Jerome

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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

LCCM - Low Cost Course Materials, under $40.00

OL - Online

ZCCM - Zero Cost Course Materials

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (01/24/2022 to 05/13/2022)