Physics (PHYS)

PHYS 1  Physics

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Advisory: Completion of Math 71 or the equivalent

Discovery of concepts of physics through guided activities in a workshop style. Topics include light and geometrical optics, electricity and DC circuits, magnetism, linear and rotational motion, forces, momentum, energy, harmonic motion, waves, and nuclear and atomic physics.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202141394PHYS:1TR8:00am - 9:25amS. NicholsONLINE-XXXX
TR9:45am - 11:10amS. NicholsONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141396PHYS:1MW12:00pm - 1:25pmP. WolfONLINE-XXXX
MW1:45pm - 3:10pmP. WolfONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141397PHYS:1MW7:00pm - 8:25pmK. HanONLINE-XXXX
MW8:45pm - 10:10pmK. HanONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141399PHYS:1MW3:00pm - 4:25pmA. Rivera TorresONLINE-XXXX
MW4:45pm - 6:10pmA. Rivera TorresONLINE-XXXX

PHYS 2AG  General Physics

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PHYS 105)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: MATH 150

The basic principles of physics. Includes theory, applications, laboratory, and problem solving in mechanics, heat, fluids, and wave motion.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202141400PHYS:2AGMW8:00am - 9:25amV. TatoianONLINE-XXXX
MW9:45am - 11:10amV. TatoianONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141402PHYS:2AGMW3:30pm - 4:55pmJ. MillerONLINE-XXXX
MW5:15pm - 6:40pmJ. MillerONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141403PHYS:2AGMW7:00pm - 8:25pmP. HaitkinONLINE-XXXX
MW8:45pm - 10:10pmP. HaitkinONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141404PHYS:2AGTR8:00am - 9:25amV. TatoianONLINE-XXXX
TR9:45am - 11:10amV. TatoianONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141405PHYS:2AGTR12:00pm - 1:25pmJ. CabreraONLINE-XXXX
TR1:45pm - 3:10pmJ. CabreraONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141406PHYS:2AGTR3:30pm - 4:55pmM. RickardONLINE-XXXX
TR5:15pm - 6:40pmM. RickardONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141407PHYS:2AGTR7:00pm - 8:25pmC. ScottONLINE-XXXX
TR8:45pm - 10:10pmC. ScottONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141673PHYS:2AGMW8:00am - 9:25amM. RickardONLINE-XXXX
MW9:45am - 11:10amM. RickardONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141678PHYS:2AGMW3:30pm - 4:55pmP. HalversonONLINE-XXXX
MW5:15pm - 6:40pmP. HalversonONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141680PHYS:2AGMW7:00pm - 8:25pmX. Talbot ThiebauxONLINE-XXXX
MW8:45pm - 10:10pmX. Talbot ThiebauxONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141681PHYS:2AGTR8:00am - 9:25amM. HammouriONLINE-XXXX
TR9:45am - 11:10amM. HammouriONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141682PHYS:2AGTR12:00pm - 1:25pmS. TakemaeONLINE-XXXX
TR1:45pm - 3:10pmS. TakemaeONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141683PHYS:2AGTR3:30pm - 4:55pmE. CabreraONLINE-XXXX
TR5:15pm - 6:40pmE. CabreraONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202143598PHYS:2AGTR6:30pm - 7:55pmR. SivronONLINE-XXXX
TR8:15pm - 9:40pmR. SivronONLINE-XXXX

PHYS 2BG  General Physics

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PHYS 110)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 54   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHYS 2AG or equivalent

Continuation of Physics 2AG. Includes electricity and magnetism, including direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) circuits, geometrical and physical optics, relativity, quantum physics, atomic and nuclear physics. Laboratory includes use of computers to analyze data and simulate electric circuits.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202141687PHYS:2BGMW8:00am - 9:25amV. Lockett RuizONLINE-XXXX
MW9:45am - 11:10amV. Lockett RuizONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141689PHYS:2BGTR7:00pm - 8:25pmO. TripathiONLINE-XXXX
TR8:45pm - 10:10pmO. TripathiONLINE-XXXX

PHYS 4A  Engineering Physics

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PHYS 205)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHYS 2AG
Corequisite: MATH 181 (May have been taken previously)

Calculus-based course. Studies linear and rotational motion, forces, momentum, work, energy, oscillations, gravitation, and waves. Includes laboratory experience with significant use of computers for data acquisition and analysis.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202141690PHYS:4AMW9:45am - 11:50amK. SchnurbuschONLINE-XXXX
MW8:00am - 9:25amK. SchnurbuschONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141692PHYS:4AMW1:00pm - 3:05pmK. SchnurbuschONLINE-XXXX
MW3:25pm - 4:50pmK. SchnurbuschONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141694PHYS:4AMW6:20pm - 8:25pmB. CarterONLINE-XXXX
MW8:45pm - 10:10pmB. CarterONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141696PHYS:4ATR9:45am - 11:50amK. CheungONLINE-XXXX
TR8:00am - 9:25amK. CheungONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141698PHYS:4ATR1:00pm - 3:05pmN. GodfreyONLINE-XXXX
TR3:25pm - 4:50pmN. GodfreyONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141703PHYS:4ATR5:30pm - 7:35pmONLINE-XXXX
TR7:55pm - 9:20pmONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141704PHYS:4ATR5:30pm - 7:35pmA. MaxhamONLINE-XXXX
TR7:55pm - 9:20pmA. MaxhamONLINE-XXXX

PHYS 4B  Engineering Physics

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PHYS 210)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHYS 4A
Corequisite: MATH 280 (May have been taken previously)

Calculus-based course covering heat, kinetic theory of gases, thermodynamics, electromagnetism including direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) circuits, and Maxwell's equations. Laboratory includes significant use of computers for data acquisition, analysis, and simulation. Continuation of Physics 4A.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202141708PHYS:4BMW1:00pm - 3:05pmM. RickardONLINE-XXXX
MW3:25pm - 4:50pmM. RickardONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141710PHYS:4BTR6:20pm - 8:25pmJ. MillerONLINE-XXXX
TR8:45pm - 10:10pmJ. MillerONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141712PHYS:4BMWF8:30am - 9:45amP. WolfONLINE-XXXX
MWF10:00am - 11:05amP. WolfONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141713PHYS:4BTR9:45am - 11:50amK. SchnurbuschONLINE-XXXX
TR8:00am - 9:25amK. SchnurbuschONLINE-XXXX

PHYS 4C  Engineering Physics

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: PHYS 215)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHYS 4B

Calculus-based course covering fluids, sound, electromagnetic waves, relativity, and modern physics. Continuation of Physics 4A and 4B.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202141716PHYS:4CTR1:30pm - 3:35pmS. NicholsONLINE-XXXX
TR3:55pm - 5:20pmS. NicholsONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202141718PHYS:4CMW6:20pm - 8:25pmJ. MerselONLINE-XXXX
MW8:45pm - 10:10pmJ. MerselONLINE-XXXX

PHYS 6A  General Physics with Calculus

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 72   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: MATH 180

First semester of a two-semester calculus-based physics course for life science majors. Includes statics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, Newton's laws of motion, conservation principles, rotational motion, simple harmonic motion, wave motion, heat and sound, introduction to hydrostatics and hydrodynamics with an emphasis on life science topics.

PHYS 6B  General Physics with Calculus

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 71   Lab: 48
Prerequisite: PHYS 6A

Second semester of the calculus based physics course for life science majors. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics, relativity, atomic and nuclear physics with an emphasis on life science applications.

PHYS 99  Special Projects in Physics

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   
Corequisite: PHYS 1 or PHYS 2AG or PHYS 4A (May have been taken previously)

In order to offer selected students recognition for their academic interests and ability, and the opportunity to explore their disciplines to greater depth, the various departments from time to time offer Special Projects courses. The content of each course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration. Student must have instructor's authorization before enrolling in this class. Field trips may be required as part of this course.

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