Physics

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PHYS 170 COLLEGE PHYSICS I 3 Units [Prerequisite: MATH 121 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] First of a three-semester, calculus-based sequence intended mainly for majors in the life sciences. Topics include: Newtonian mechanics; and waves. (Not open to students with credit in PHYS 110.) [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 170 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81255 PHYS 170 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 341 Lee,Hok 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81256 PHYS 170 60 06:30PM-09:20PM W 341 Ramirez,Ayax 18 8*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PHYS 171 COLLEGE PHYSICS LABORATORY I 1 Unit [Corequisite: PHYS 170 (may be taken previously.)] Laboratory course to accompany College Physics I (PHYS 170). (Not open to students with credit in PHYS 110.) [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 171 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81257 PHYS 171 01 02:00PM-04:50PM TH 341 Lin,Shiow Hwa 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81258 PHYS 171 60 06:30PM-09:20PM M 341 Clayton,Stanley 18 15*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PHYS 172 COLLEGE PHYSICS II 3 Units [Prerequisite: PHYS 170 and MATH 122, or equivalent.] Second of a three-semester, calculus-based sequence intended mainly for majors in the life sciences. Topics include: electric fields; direct current; magnetic fields; alternating current; and thermal physics. (Not open to students with credit in PHYS 120.) [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 172 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81259 PHYS 172 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 341 Lee,Hok 18 13*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PHYS 173 COLLEGE PHYSICS LABORATORY II 1 Unit [Corequisite: PHYS 172 (May be taken previously).] Laboratory course to accompany College Physics II (PHYS 172). (Not open to students with credit in PHYS 120.) [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 173 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81260 PHYS 173 01 02:00PM-04:50PM T 341 Lin,Shiow Hwa 18 17*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PHYS 174 COLLEGE PHYSICS III 3 Units [Prerequisite: PHYS 172 or equivalent.] Third of a three-semester, calculus-based sequence intended mainly for majors in the life sciences. Topics include: light and its interaction with matter; optics; special relativity; quantum mechanics; and nuclear physics. (Not open to students with credit in PHYS 120.) [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 174 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81261 PHYS 174 01 10:30AM-11:45AM MW 341 Lee,Hok 18 17*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PHYS 175 COLLEGE PHYSICS LABORATORY III 1 Unit [Corequisite: PHYS 174 (May be taken previously).] Laboratory 3 hours. Laboratory course to accompany College Physics III (PHYS 174 in PHYS 120.) [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 175 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81262 PHYS 175 03 10:00AM-12:50PM F 341 Lee,Hok 18 19*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PHYS 270 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS I 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: MATH 250 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] First of a three- semester, calculus-based sequence intended mainly for majors in the physical sciences and engineering; mechanics and wave motion. [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 270 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81263 PHYS 270 01 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 342 Veal,Jeffrey 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81264 PHYS 270 60 06:30PM-09:20PM T 341 Ramirez,Ayax 18 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PHYS 271 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS LABORATORY I 1 Unit Grade only. [Corequisite: PHYS 270 (may be taken previously).] Laboratory course to accompany PHYS 270. [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 271 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81265 PHYS 271 01 02:00PM-04:50PM M 341 Lee,Hok 18 10*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81266 PHYS 271 60 06:30PM-09:20PM TH 341 Ramirez,Ayax 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PHYS 272 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS II 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: PHYS 270 and MATH 251, or equivalent.] Introduces electricity and magnetism. Includes electric field, potential, resistance, capacitance, magnetic field, inductance, electromagnetic induction, direct, and alternating current. Second of a three-semester, calculus-based sequence intended mainly for majors in the physical sciences and engineering. [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 272 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81267 PHYS 272 03 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 341 Lee,Hok 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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PHYS 273 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS LABORATORY II 1 Unit Grade only. [Corequisite: PHYS 272 (May be taken previously)] Provides laboratory experience to supplement PHYS 272. [D; CSU; UC]
PHYS 273 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81268 PHYS 273 01 02:00PM-04:50PM W 341 Gabler,Christopher 18 13*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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Total Courses: 10 Total Sections: 14
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