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Undergraduate Physics & Astronomy Course Cadence


Biennial - Once per Two Years

Even Fall Odd Spring Odd Fall Even Spring
PHYS 470+407 - Nuclear Physics  PHYS 480 - Quantum Mechanics PHYS 460+406 - Solid State Physics  PHYS 441+404 - Optics
  ASTR 414 - Astrophysics    ASTR 314 - Observational Astronomy
  PHYS 410 - Physics for Teachers ASTR 405 - Astronomy for Teachers  
PHYS 359 - Clinical Optics PHYS 431 - Radiation Biophysics PHYS 337 - Medical Imaging PHYS 379 - Nanotechnology in Biophysics and Medicine
PHYS 425 - Physics of Materials PHYS 450 - Classical Mechanics II   PHYS 445 - Electromagnetism II

Offered on an on-demand basis in the indicated semesters.

 

Annual - Once per Year

Fall Semester Spring Semester

ASTR 214 - General Astronomy
PHYS 302 - Atomic Physics Laboratory
PHYS 316 - Computational Physics
PHYS 350 - Classical Mechanics
PHYS 440 - Electricity and Magnetism I
PHYS 498 - Senior Seminar

PHYS 301 - Electrical Measurements Laboratory
PHYS 318 - Data Acquisition Using LabVIEW
PHYS 330 - Thermodynamics
PHYS 398 - Junior Seminar

Biannual - Every Semester

ASTR 104 - Astronomy of the Solar System
ASTR 106 - Astronomy of Stellar Systems
ASTR 108 - Descriptive Astronomy
PHYS 101 - Concepts of Motion (Glasgow campus)
PHYS 103 - Light, Color, and Motion
PHYS 130 - Acoustics of Music and Speech
PHYS 180+181 - Introductory Modern Physics + Laboratory
PHYS 215 - Seminar for Physics Learning Assistants
PHYS 231+232 - Physics and Biophysics I + Laboratory
PHYS 332+233 - Physics and Biophysics II + Laboratory
PHYS 255+256 - University Physics I + Laboratory
PHYS 265+266 - University Physics II + Laboratory
PHYS 321 - Introductory Modern Physics II

Occasional (when demand is sufficient)

ASTR 275 - Astronomy Research Experience
ASTR 305 - Introduction to Astrobiology
PHYS 100 - Energy
PHYS 105 - Concepts of Motion
PHYS 201 - College Physics I
PHYS 295 - Intro to Research Methodology
PHYS 335 - General Biophysics
PHYS 340+303 - Circuit Theory and Electronics + Laboratory

Independent

ASTR 298 - Research Experiences
PHYS 389 - Practicum in Physics and Astronomy
PHYS 399 - Research Problems in Physics and Astronomy
PHYS 475 - Selected Topics in Physics and Astronomy
PHYS 489 - Internship in Physics and Astronomy

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