Spring 2017 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 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC L.McDaid             SCC MAIN MOH 1           16813 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        09:30AM-10:50AM LEC C.Bratton            Davis Cntr Davis 214     18151 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 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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Bratton            SCC MAIN MOH 3           16976 
Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC V.Ngassam            SCC MAIN MOH 3           16977 Textbook
Lecture sections (above)

M         08:55AM-12:20PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 16979

T         08:55AM-12:00PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 16980

W         08:55AM-12:00PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 17031

Th        08:55AM-12:00PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 16978

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. (C-ID PHYS 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 3             
T         08:55AM-12:00PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 15          16982 
Textbook
Th        08:55AM-12:00PM LAB L.McDaid             SCC MAIN MOH 15          16983 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 C.Armstrong          SCC MAIN MOH 1           17714 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB C.Armstrong          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: 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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 3             
F         10:30AM-11:35AM LEC F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 3             
Class Number for Lecture above: 16969

M         02:10PM-05:35PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 5           16970 
Textbook
T         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 5           18305 Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 5           17501 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the three Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

Th        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 5           17969 Textbook
The above LAB section (17969) IS OPEN for registration.

M         01:00PM-02:05PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 17744

T         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 18306

W         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 17745


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.



Th        01:00PM-01:50PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 17970


The above Discussion section (17970) IS OPEN for registration.
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: 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, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:15AM-10:05AM LEC M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 3             
F         09:15AM-10:20AM LEC M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 3             
Class Number for Lecture above: 16971

M         02:10PM-05:35PM LAB M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 15          18971 
Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 15          18033 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.

M         01:00PM-02:05PM DIS M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 15            
Class Number for Discussion above: 18972

W         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 15            
Class Number for Discussion above: 18034


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: 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, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 1             
Class Number for Lecture above: 16973

T         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 17          16974 
Textbook
Th        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 17          18035 Textbook
T         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 17            
Class Number for Discussion above: 16975

Th        01:00PM-01:50PM DIS D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 17            
Class Number for Discussion above: 18036

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

On-Campus


Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: July 10, 2017