PHY 105: GENERAL PHYSICS I
This course addresses vectors, elementary mechanics of point particles and rigid bodies, and gravitation. Prerequisite: MTH 113. Four-hour lecture/two-hour laboratory is required.
PHY 106: GENERAL PHYSICS II
Simple harmonic motion and waves are addressed in this course. Elementary optics, electromagnetism, and DC circuits are the topics that will be emphasized in this course. Four-hour lecture/two-hour laboratory is required. Prerequisite: PHY 105
PHY 120: SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY
This course is a study of some interactions between science, technology, and society. Topics include: the scientific community; history of technology; weapons; science, technology, and the arts; and technology and change.
PHY 121: WOMEN, MEN; SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY
This course is an exploration of gender components in science and technology. Extrascientific influences on scientific theories; why there are not more female engineers and scientists; how science views male/female differences; use of science to reinforce social attitudes; the political content of technology and how technology impacts differently on men and women.
PHY 150: SOME REVOLUTIONS IN PHYSICS (F, S)
3 credits/ Frameworks
This course offers a non-mathematical introduction to physics with emphasis on studying the processes of scientific change. Ancient astronomy and mechanics. The Copernican/Newtonian Revolution, Special Relativity. Current ideas in elementary particle physics.
PHY 201: COMPUTER ELECTRONICS I (F)
Topics in this course include full and hald-adders using 2's complement; flip flops; clocks; registers; counters; addressing functions; MUX?DEMUX; memory; op codes; fetching; computer assembly programming concepts.
Prerequisite CSC 157 and MTH 161, pr permission of the department chair.
PHY 202: COMPUTER ELECTRONICS II (S)
Topics in this course include basic electronics, including resisitors, capacitors, inductors, diodes, transformers, transistors, and logic gates. Emphasis on their roles in computer electronics.