Fall 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 34 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents the physical laws that tie together the diverse phenomena of nature. This course uses a descriptive approach, with limited use of basic algebra, to increase the students' understanding of the everyday physical world.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECL.McDaidSCC MAIN T12 16738Textbook
On-Campus

MW08:00AM-09:20AMLECA.MedranoDavis Cntr DAC 20518063Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: High School Trigonometry or a course with equivalent Trigonometry content or MATH 335 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 course is a non-calculus based survey of general physics. It is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, optometry, agricultural, and forestry programs. Topics include kinematics, Newton's Laws, dynamics of rigid bodies, work and energy, momentum, rotational motion, fluids, thermodynamics, and oscillatory motion (including mechanical waves and sound). (C-ID PHYS 105)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLECV.NgassamSCC MAIN LIH 10116902Textbook
TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECD.CopelySCC MAIN LIH 20516903Textbook
M09:00AM-12:25PMLABY.JonesSCC MAIN T03 5
Class Number for Lab above: 16905

T09:00AM-12:05PMLABY.JonesSCC MAIN T03 5
Class Number for Lab above: 16906

W09:00AM-12:05PMLABY.JonesSCC MAIN T03 5
Class Number for Lab above: 16972

Th09:00AM-12:05PMLABY.JonesSCC MAIN T03 5
Class Number for Lab above: 16904
Students must register for one section each of LEC (Lecture) and LAB (Laboratory). Select one section from each of the categories listed above.
On-Campus

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLECC.ArmstrongSCC MAIN LUC 13217813Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABC.ArmstrongSCC MAIN T03 5
On-Campus


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 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 course is a non-calculus based survey of general physics. It is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, optometry, agricultural, and forestry programs. Topics include electric charge, electric fields, AC and DC circuit theory, electromagnetism, optics, wave theory, and quantum physics. (C-ID PHYS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLECC.BrattonSCC MAIN T12
M09:00AM-12:25PMLABC.BrattonSCC MAIN T03 116908Textbook
W09:00AM-12:05PMLABC.BrattonSCC MAIN T03 116909Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus


PHYS 410    Mechanics of Solids and Fluids    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 401
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 ; 18 hours DIS
Description: Topics covered include linear and rotational motion, Newton's laws, dynamics of rigid bodies, harmonic motion, and liquids. This course is for physics, mathematics, chemistry, architecture, and engineering majors. (C-ID PHYS 205)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-09:50AMLECV.NgassamSCC MAIN LIH 101
F09:00AM-10:05AMLECV.NgassamSCC MAIN LIH 101
On-Campus

M02:15PM-05:40PMLABV.NgassamSCC MAIN T03 516899Textbook
W02:00PM-05:05PMLABV.NgassamSCC MAIN T03 517297Textbook
Th02:00PM-05:05PMLABV.NgassamSCC MAIN T03 518900Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the three Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

M01:00PM-02:05PMDISV.NgassamSCC MAIN T03 5
Class Number for Discussion above: 17623

W01:00PM-01:50PMDISV.NgassamSCC MAIN T03 5
Class Number for Discussion above: 17625

Th01:00PM-01:50PMDISV.NgassamSCC MAIN T03 5
Class Number for Discussion above: 18901
Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.


PHYS 420    Electricity and Magnetism    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades 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 ; 18 hours DIS
Description: This course presents an in-depth treatment of electricity and magnetism and stresses problem-solving. Topics covered include charge and electric force, electric fields, electrical potential, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, and DC and AC circuit theory. This course is for physics, mathematics, chemistry, architecture, engineering, and computer science majors. (C-ID PHYS 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:20AMLECM.RichardsonSCC MAIN LIH 101
F10:30AM-11:35AMLECM.RichardsonSCC MAIN LIH 101
T02:00PM-05:05PMLABM.RichardsonSCC MAIN T03 116971Textbook
Th02:00PM-05:05PMLABM.RichardsonSCC MAIN T03 118094Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

T01:00PM-01:50PMDISM.RichardsonSCC MAIN T03 1
Class Number for Discussion above: 16901

Th01:00PM-01:50PMDISM.RichardsonSCC MAIN T03 1
Class Number for Discussion above: 18905
Please select one Discussion from the two listed above and register using that class number.


PHYS 430    Heat, Waves, Light and Modern Physics    5 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 402
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 ; 18 hours DIS
Description: This course examines thermodynamics, wave theory, light and sound, geometrical and physical optics (including lenses and mirrors), quantum physics, and high-energy physics. The treatment of topics would be most appropriate for physics, mathematics, chemistry, architecture, and engineering majors. (C-ID PHYS 215)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLECD.CopelySCC MAIN LIH 103
M02:15PM-05:30PMLABD.CopelySCC MAIN T02 19417Textbook
W02:00PM-05:05PMLABD.CopelySCC MAIN T02 19418Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

M01:00PM-02:05PMDISD.CopelySCC MAIN T02
Class Number for Discussion above: 19420

W01:00PM-01:50PMDISD.CopelySCC MAIN T02
Class Number for Discussion above: 19421


PHYS 495    Independent Studies in Physics    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to allow a student or group of students to study selected topics or areas of physics that go beyond the other courses offered by the Physics department. Topics or areas of study are chosen by mutual agreement between the students and the professor overseeing the course. UC transfer credit will be awarded only after the course has been evaluated by the enrolling UC campus. The units completed for this course cannot be counted towards the minimum 60 units required for admission to UC.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABY.Jones TBA TBA21352Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: October 17, 2018