Spring 2012 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:15AM-10:35AM LEC F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 1           16964 
Textbook
On-Campus

F         09:00AM-12:10PM LEC Y.Jones              Davis Cntr Davis 119     20579 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC R.Plutchok           Davis Cntr Davis 214     16965 Textbook
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 MATH 334 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, and oscillatory motion.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 3           17233 
Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 3           17234 Textbook
Lecture sections (above)

M         08:55AM-12:10PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 17236

T         08:55AM-12:00PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 17237

W         08:55AM-12:00PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 17313

Th        08:55AM-12:00PM LAB R.Lum                SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 17235

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



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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 3             
M         08:55AM-12:10PM LAB W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 15          17239 
Textbook
W         08:55AM-12:00PM LAB W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 15          17240 Textbook
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

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Lum                SCC MAIN MOH 1           18596 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB R.Lum                SCC MAIN MOH 15            
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: 55 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB ; 17 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:45AM-12:05PM LEC M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 3             
Class Number for Lecture above: 17224

M         02:10PM-05:25PM LAB M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5           17225 
Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5           18190 Textbook
Th        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5           19192 Textbook
M         01:00PM-02:05PM DIS M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 18632

W         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 18634

Th        01:00PM-01:50PM DIS M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 19193

Students must register for one section each of LEC (Lecture), LAB (Laboratory), and DIS (Discussion). Select one section from each of the categories listed above.

On-Campus


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: 55 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB ; 17 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, DC and AC circuit theory. This course is for physics, mathematics, chemistry, architecture, engineering, and computer science majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 3             
F         10:30AM-11:35AM LEC D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 3             
Class Number for Lecture above: 17226

T         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15          17312 
Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15          17227 Textbook
Th        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15          19930 Textbook
Lab Sections

T         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15            
Class Number for Discussion above: 17228

W         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15            
Class Number for Discussion above: 17229

Th        01:00PM-01:50PM DIS D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15            
Class Number for Discussion above: 19931

Students must register for one section each of LEC (Lecture), LAB (Laboratory), and DIS (Discussion). Select one section from each of the categories listed above.

On-Campus


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: 55 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB ; 17 hours DIS
Description: Topics include thermodynamics, wave theory, light and sound, geometrical and physical optics (including lenses and mirrors), quantum physics and high-energy physics. This course is intended for physics, mathematics, chemistry, architecture and engineering majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 3             
Class Number for Lecture above: 17230

T         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17          17231 
Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17          18052 Textbook
Th        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17          19932 Textbook
T         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17            
Class Number for Discussion above: 17232

W         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17            
Class Number for Discussion above: 18053

Th        01:00PM-01:50PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17            
Class Number for Discussion above: 19933

Students must register for one section each of LEC (Lecture), LAB (Laboratory) and DIS (Discussion).

On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012