Spring 2013 Class Schedule (FLC)



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PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 335 with a grade of "C" or better; or a high school course in trigonometry with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the first course of the trigonometry based general physics sequence designed for life science majors. Topics will include classical mechanics, fluids, mechanical waves and thermodynamics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC S.Monday             FLC MAIN FL2 208         16219 
Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB S.Monday             FLC MAIN FL2 208           


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the second course of the trigonometry based general physics sequence designed for life science majors. Topics will include classical electricity and magnetism, AC and DC circuits, electromagnetism, optics, wave theory and modern physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Ring               FLC MAIN FL2 207           
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB L.Gutai              FLC MAIN FL2 208         15685 
Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB L.Gutai              FLC MAIN FL2 208         16180 Textbook
Students may enroll in the lab that best fits their schedules. Students in both labs attend the same lecture.


PHYS 411    Mechanics of Solids and Fluids    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: MATH 401 with a grade of "C" or better. May be taken previously.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the first course of the calculus-based physics sequence designed for students studying engineering, physics, chemistry, architecture, and computer science. This course offers a detailed examination of topics from the mechanics of particles, rigid bodies and fluids.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Kroencke           FLC MAIN FL2 207         15686 
Textbook
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB R.Laurent            FLC MAIN FL2 208           


PHYS 431    Heat, Waves, Light and Modern Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 411 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is the third course of the calculus-based physics sequence designed for students studying engineering, physics, chemistry, architecture, and computer science. This course offers a detailed examination of topics from thermodynamics, waves, optics, and modern physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Hale               FLC MAIN FL2 207         15977 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB D.Hale               FLC MAIN FL2 208           


PHYS 495    Independent Studies in Physics    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 3 hours LAB

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                  FLC MAIN TBA             20230 
Textbook

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: July 8, 2013