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PHY 211 Mechanics 3 Credits
This course introduces Newtonian mechanics with applications to particles in motion, motion of rigid bodies, central force problems, oscillations and collisions between particles.
Pre-requisites: PHY 103 or PHY 105.
Co-requisite: MAT 222

PHY 221 Waves and Optics 3 Credits
This course covers fundamentals of waves including refection, refraction, interference, diffraction and polarization of waves with special emphasis on optics. Special emphasis is placed on optics. Lenses and mirrors are discussed.
Pre-requisites: PHY 103 or PHY 105.
Co-requisite: MAT 222

PHY 251 Modern Physics 3 Credits
This course examines the failure of the classical theories of physics and the twentieth-century developments which replaced them including relativity and quantum theory.
Pre-requisites: PHY 103 or PHY 105.
Co-requisite: MAT 222

PHY 271 Mathematical Methods of Physics 3 Credits
Vector algebra, simple and partial differential equations, special functions with special emphasis on applications to physics problems.
Co-requisite: MAT 222

PHY 291 Sophomore Physics Lab 3 Credits
Selected experiments in physics covering mechanics, heat & thermodynamics, electromagnetism and modern physics.
Pre-requisite PHY 103L or PHY 105L and PHY 104L or PHY 106L
Co-requisite PHY 221, PHY 251

PHY 331 Thermal Physics 3 Credits
This course introduces classical thermodynamics including laws of thermodynamics, entropy, equations of states, thermodynamic equilibrium and potentials, Maxwell relations, phase transitions.
Pre-requisites: PHY 103 or PHY 105

PHY 341 Electromagnetism 3 Credits
Laws of electric and magnetic fields, electric circuits, Maxwell’s equations.
Pre-requisites: PHY 103 or PHY 105.
Co-requisite: MAT 222

PHY 371 Computational Physics 3 Credits
This course introduces students to numerical solutions to physics problems using a chosen computer programming language or software like Mathcad or Mathematica.
Pre-requisite PHY 103, PHY 104 or PHY 105, PHY 106

PHY 391 Junior Physics Lab 3 Credits
This course introduces Newtonian mechanics with applications to particles in motion, motion of rigid bodies, central force problems, oscillations and collisions between particles.
Pre-requisite PHY 291