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Courses in blue require minimal prerequisites and are primarily intended for non-science students. For course descriptions, see the bulletins for physics and for astronomy.

Physics 


 
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2018
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2018
PHY 112
Light, Color, Vision
 
  Weinacht   Weinacht   Weinacht   Graf
PHY 113
Physics of Sports

PHY 115
Lab
          Jung

Jung
  Jung

Jung
   Jung

Jung
 
PHY 119
Physics for Environmental Studies
 
  Graf   Graf   Graf   Graf
PHY 121
Physics for Life Sciences I

PHY 121
Lab
 
Piacquadio &
McGrew (01,69)
Rijssenbeek (90)
 
Lefferts
Hemmick (69)
Rijssenbeek (90)
 
Tsybychev
Wilking
Pascuzzi

Lefferts
Hemmick
Pascuzzi
  Stephens
Wilking

Lefferts
Hemmick
  Stephens
Wilking

Lefferts
Wilking
  Hobbs,Wilking
Rijssenbeek

Lefferts
Rijssenbeek
Pascuzzi

Lefferts
PHY 122
Physics for Life Sci. II

PHY 122
Lab
Piacquadio, McGrew (01; 69) Kelly (90)
 
Lefferts (01), Hemmick/Ionas (69), Kelly (90)
 
Tsybychev & Ionas  (01; online)
Pascuzzi (studio
 
Ionas,
Tsybychev,
Pascuzzi
  Stephens


Lefferts
Hemmick
  Stephens
Kelly

Lefferts
Kelly
  Gurvitch
Kelly

Lefferts
Kelly
  Hobbs,Wilking
Rijssenbeek

Lefferts
Rijssenbeek
PHY 125
Classical Physics A
Rijssenbeek, Gurvich
Mendez Pascuzzi Mendez Gurvitch Gurvitch Koch Gurvitch Vafei-Najafabadi
PHY 126
Classical Physics B
  Graf   Graf   Graf   Koch   Graf  
PHY 127
Classical Physics C
 
  Mendez   Du   Graf   Lee
PHY 131
Classical Physics I
Ionas (01)
Hemmick (69)
Ionas


Hemmick

Pascuzzi
Tsybychev Ionas

Hemmick

Pascuzzi
Tsybychev Graf

Hemmick

Pascuzzi
Pascuzzi Hemmick Koch
PHY 133
Classical Physics Lab 1
Lefferts
Hemmick (69)
Pascuzzi (90)
Hemmick
 
Lefferts
Hemmick
Pascuzzi
Lefferts
Hemmick
Lefferts
Hemmick
Lefferts Lefferts
Hemmick
Pascuzzi
Lefferts Lefferts
Hemmick
Pascuzzi
Lefferts
PHY 132
Classical Physics II
Ionas (01), Hemmick (69), Pascuzzi (90, addl. info)
Hemmick
Rijssenbeek
McCarthy
Ionas
Hemmick
Hobbs Ionas
Hemmick
Pascuzzi
Hobbs Hemmick,Hobbs

Mihaly
Koch McGrew
Hemmick
Mihaly
PHY 134
Classical Physics Lab II
Lefferts
Hemmick
Hemmick
Lefferts
Hemmick
Lefferts
Hemmick
Lefferts
Hemmick
Lefferts
Hemmick
Pascuzzi
Lefferts Lefferts
Hemmick,Hobbs
Mihaly
Lefferts Lefferts
Hemmick
Mihaly
PHY 141
Classical Physics I Honors
  Fernandez-Serra  
Fernandez-Serra
  Rijssenbeek   Rijssenbeek   Kumar  
PHY 142
Classical Physics II Honors
Fernadez-Serra   Liu   Rijssenbeek   Rijssenbeek   Rijssenbeek   Kumar
PHY 153
Data Analysis for Phys. & Astr. with Python
Kiryluk Kiryluk Kiryluk Kiryluk   Kiryluk Kiryluk Kiryluk Kiryluk   Kiryluk
PHY 191 
Transitional Study
Schneble Schneble Schneble McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy
PHY 231
Physics for
Future Presidents
  Deshpande   Deshpande   Deshpande   Deshpande   Deshpande  
PHY 237/ATM 237
World Climate and Atmosphere
Hameed   Hameed   Hameed   Black   Black   Black
PHY 251
Modern Physics

PHY 252
Lab

Mihaly

Mihaly

Mihaly

Mihaly

 
Mihaly
Mihaly

Mihaly
Mihaly

Mihaly
Mihaly

Mihaly
Mihaly

Mihaly
Mihaly

TBA
Wei

Dawber
Piacquadio

Dawber
Wei

Dawber
PHY 277 Computation for Physics and Astronomy
Swesty Swesty Swesty Swesty Dreyer Swesty Dreyer Swesty Dreyer Swesty Swesty
PHY 287 Introduction to Research
PHY faculty PHY faculty  PHY faculty  McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy
PHY 291 Transitional Study
Schneble Schneble Schneble McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy
PHY 300
Waves and Optics
Weinacht Weinacht Metcalf Allison Metcalf Allison Schneble Allison Schneble Weinacht Weinacht
PHY 301 Electromagnetic Theory I
  Vafaei-Najafabadi   Navid
VafeiNajafabadi
  Dedushenko
Omori
  Vafei-Najafabadi   Vafei-Najafabadi  
PHY 302 Electromagnetic Theory II
Syritsin   Goldman   Goldman   Loverde   Goldman   Goldman
PHY 303 Mechanics
  Ionas   Ionas   Ionas   Rocek   Rocek  
PHY 306
Thermal Physics
Teaney   Teaney   Shuryak   Shuryak   Shuryak   Fernandez-Serra
PHY 307
Phys. and Math.  Found. of Quantum Mech.
                     
PHY 308 Quantum Physics
Perez Rios   Zahed   Zahed   Goldman   Allison   Allison
PHY 311 Connections in Science
      Piacquadio       Mendez   Misewich/Mendez  
PHY 313
Mystery of Matter
        Jung   Jung   Tsybychev    
PHY 335 Electronics and Instrumentation Lab
Bernauer (L01), Gurvitch (L02) Gurvitch Bernauer Gurvitch Gurvitch Gurvitch Bernauer Du Bernauer Du Du
PHY 382
The Quantum Moment
                     
PHY 390
Special Topics
in Physics
           
VafeiNajafabadi
       
PHY 405 Advanced Quantum Physics
  Goldman   Zahed   Goldman   Goldman   Goldman  
PHY 408 Relativity
Verbaarschot Syritsin Shuryak Goldman Swesty   Swesty   Swesty   Shuryak
PHY 420
Accelerators
          VafeiNajafabadi          
PHY 431
Nuclear and Particle Physics
Shuryak   GonzalezGarcia   GonzalezGarcia   GonzalezGarcia   Gonzalez-Garcia
  Gonzalez-Garcia
PHY 445/ 515
Senior Laboratory
Drees, Liu, Metcalf, Du
Drees 
Liu
Du
FigueroaBarragan
Du
McGrew
FigueroaBarragan
Gurvich
Du
FigueroaBarragan
McGrew
Li
Du
Liu
McGrew
Schneble
Liu
Du
Weinacht
McGrew
McGrew
Liu
Jones
FigueroaBarragan
Koch
Liu
McGrew
FigueroaBarragan
Koch
Liu
McGrew
FigueroaBarragan
Koch
Liu
McGrew

FigueroaBarragan
Koch
Liu
Tsybychev
PHY 447
Tutorial in Adv. Topics
PHY faculty  PHY faculty PHY faculty McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy
PHY 451
Quantum Electronics / AMO physics
  PerezRios             (see PHY556)   (See PHY566)
PHY 452
Atomic Physics and Lasers
  Metcalf   Metcalf   Metcalf   Metcalf   Metcalf  
PHY459 Write effectively 
by arrangement (or with PHY445)
PHY faculty Schneble PHY faculty Schneble
PHY faculty
McCarthy
PHY faculty McCarthy PHY faculty McCarthy PHY faculty McCarthy PHY faculty McCarthy PHY faculty McCarthy PHY faculty McCarthy  
PHY 472
Solid State Physics
  Cano   Mihaly       TBA      
PHY 475 Teaching practicum by arrangement
Lefferts McCarthy Lefferts McCarthy
Lefferts
McCarthy
Lefferts McCarthy
Lefferts McCarthy
Lefferts McCarthy Lefferts McCarthy  
PHY 487 Research
PHY faculty PHY faculty PHY faculty McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy McCarthy

 

Astronomy 


Astronomy (AST) course
Spring
2023
Fall 
2022
Spring 2022
Fall
2021
Spring 2021
Fall
2020
Spring 2020
Fall
2019
Spring 2019
Fall 2018 Spring 2018
AST 100
Astronomy Today

Lattimer

Zingale (01) Sehgal (02)

  Sehgal
Walter
Lattimer Sehgal
Zingale
Lattimer Farr
von der Linden
  Koda
Lanzetta
 
AST 101
Introduction to Astronomy
Sehgal   Koda   Sehgal   Koda   Koda    
AST 105
Introduction to the Solar System
  Calder   Lanzetta   Perna   Perna   Walter Lanzetta
AST 112
Astronomy Lab
Sehgal   Koda  
Sehgal
  Koda   Koda    
AST 200
Intro to Astronomy Research
Armitage   Armitage   Armitage   Armitage   Lattimer   Koda
AST 203
 Astronomy
Calder Farr Koda Lanzetta Lanzetta Farr Lanzetta Koda Zingale Calder von der Linden
AST 205
Introduction to Planetary Sciences
  Perna   Perna   Perna   Lanzetta   Lanzetta  
AST 248
Search for Life in the Universe
Lattimer Walter Lattimer Walter Koda Calder Lattimer Walter Walter Lattimer Koda
AST 287 Introductory Research
in Astronomy by arrangement
Zingale
McCarthy
Zingale
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
AST 301
Collisions in the Solar System
Walter       Walter       Lattimer    
AST 341
Stars and Radiation
  Zingale       Zingale       Zingale  
AST 346
Galaxies
Lanzetta       Koda       Lanzetta    
AST 347
Cosmology
      Sehgal       Sehgal      
AST 389
Science Fiction
    Walter       Walter       Walter
AST 390
Special Topics in Astrophysics
Zingale   Armitage   Lattimer   Armitage       Lattimer
(as  PHY390)
AST 443
Observational Techniques
 
von der Linden von der Linden Walter   von der Linden   von der Linden  
AST 447
Senior Tutorial 
Zingale
McCarthy
Zingale
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy

AST 459 Write effectively

AST faculty
AST faculty Lattimer
AST faculty Lattimer
AST faculty Lattimer AST faculty Lattimer AST faculty Lattimer AST faculty Lattimer AST faculty Lattimer AST faculty Lattimer AST faculty Lattimer  

AST 475 Teaching practicumby arrangement

Zingale McCarthy

Zingale McCarthy Zingale McCarthy Zingale McCarthy Zingale McCarthy Zingale McCarthy Zingale McCarthy Zingale McCarthy

AST 487
Senior Research by arrangement

Zingale
McCarthy
Zingale
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy