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Summer Term 2015 Offerings

PHY 111-10 Introductory Physics I
A broad quantitative background in basic physics appropriate for students in biology, geography, pre-physical therapy, speech pathology and nursing. Mechanics of particles, rigid bodies and fluids; the concepts of energy and momentum; and heat and thermodynamics with related laboratory work. Prerequisite: background in algebra and trigonometry at the level of MTH 121 and MTH 132.

June 8–July 4, 2015
Lecture: Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–12:00 noon, Schaible Science Center 005

PHY 112-20 Introductory Physics II
A continuation of PHY 111. Electricity, magnetism, light, optics and elementary modern physics with related laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: PHY 111. 

July 6–August 1, 2015
Lecture: Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–12:00 noon, Schaible Science Center 005

PHY 121-10 General Physics I
A thorough quantitative understanding of basic physics for students in science, mathematics, computer science, physics or engineering programs. Vectors, kinematics, laws of mechanics, force, energy, momentum and fluids with related laboratory experiments. Corequisite: MTH 151. (MTH 151 and 152 are prerequisites for the intensive Summer Term offering of this course.)

June 15–July 10, 2015
Lecture: Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–12:00 noon, Schaible Science Center 003

PHY 122-20 General Physics II
A continuation of PHY 121. Waves, oscillations, heat and thermodynamics, electricity, magnetism, light and optics, with related laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: PHY 121. Corequisite: MTH 152. (MTH 151 and 152 are prerequisites for the intensive Summer Term offering of this course.)

July 13–August 7, 2015
Lecture: Monday–Friday
7:30 a.m.–12:00 noon, Schaible Science Center 003

PHY 212-46 Introduction to Astronomy
A general introductory laboratory science course for non-science and science majors. An understanding, appreciation and working knowledge of astronomy and its technological, environmental and social impact in the past, present and future. Understanding of the scientific method is developed through laboratory and field investigations with some evening observing time required.

June 8–August 1, 2015
Lecture: Monday, Wednesday
6:30–10:20 p.m., Schaible Science Center 001

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