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PHYSICS 1100:  Spring 2011 (01/13-04/13)  Section 011, Monday & Wednesday 7-10 p.m.
Conceptual Physics
4 credit hours
Conceptual study of laws of motion, forces, energy and momentum, properties and states of matter, heat and thermodynamics, wave motion, sound, light, electricity and magnetism, and atomic and nuclear physics. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0481 (or college equivalent) with a grade of “C” or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours).

Of critical importance to Physics 1100 Section 011, is the timely following of TYCHO on-line assignments.  Note that these assignments come in two parts accessible from two different sites:

· Questions:   Click here for section 011 on-line multiple choice assignments.

· Exercises:    Click here for section 011 on-line worked problems.

 

Specific material related to course content and administration can be found through your course Blackboard (enrolled students only). 

There you will find:

· Classroom lecture notes: Instructor’s notes from our discussions.

· The “Physics Rat Patrol” student blog:  Progress through the course  more efficiently by working openly and transparently with other students on course assignments and exam preparation.

· Up-to-date agenda information:  The Physics 1100 Section 011 Blackboard provides weekly “checkpoint” files (in Blackboard consult “Assignments” button) which you can consult in order to be 100% sure you know what is due when.

· Course announcements:   Keep an eye here for important updates to the course you should know about.

· Course syllabus:  Reaffirm what prerequisites and material you need to bring to class with you, our specific, material and common goals for learning in the course, your instructor’s expectations and general rules which help everyone to collaborate in a positive learning environment.

 

PHYSICS 1201 Section —007:  Fall 2011 (8/22-12/16). Lecture Mondays (M Bldg, room 122) 7:00p.m.-9:50 p.m. Lecture & Laboratory Wednesdays (M Bldg, room 164C) 7:00p.m.-9:50 p.m.
General Physics I
5 credit hours
Algebra and trigonometry-based study of classical linear and rotational kinematics and dynamics (including work, energy, impulse, momentum, and collisions), fluids, heat, thermodynamics, periodic motion, and wave motion. Course is intended for students that have taken high school physics and have experience with right-angle trigonometry. (Students without high school physics are encouraged to complete Physics 1100 before enrolling in this course.) Prerequisites: Mathematics 1115 (or college equivalent) or Mathematics 1431 (or college equivalent) with a grade of “C” or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

(Announcement August 3, 2011) For more details about Physics 1201, section 007 (announcements, syllabus, assignments, agenda) please see the course Blackboard pages.

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PHYSICS 2115:  Summer 2011 (6/07-7/31), Tuesday, Wednesday (M Bldg, room 122) & Thursday (M Bldg, room 164B).
Physics for Science and Engineering III
4 credit hours
Calculus-based study of fluids, thermodynamics, special relativity, introductory quantum mechanics, nuclear physics and particle physics. Prerequisite: Physics 2112 with a grade of “C” or better (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours).

(June 3, 2011) For more details about Physics 2115, section 060 (announcements, syllabus, assignments, agenda) please see the course Blackboard pages.

PHYSICS 1201 Section —008:  Fall 2011 (8/22-12/16). Lecture Mondays (M Bldg, room 122) 7:00p.m.-9:50 p.m. Lecture & Laboratory Thursdays (M Bldg, room 164C) 7:00p.m.-9:50 p.m.
General Physics I
5 credit hours
Algebra and trigonometry-based study of classical linear and rotational kinematics and dynamics (including work, energy, impulse, momentum, and collisions), fluids, heat, thermodynamics, periodic motion, and wave motion. Course is intended for students that have taken high school physics and have experience with right-angle trigonometry. (Students without high school physics are encouraged to complete Physics 1100 before enrolling in this course.) Prerequisites: Mathematics 1115 (or college equivalent) or Mathematics 1431 (or college equivalent) with a grade of “C” or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One.

(Announcement August 3, 2011) For more details about Physics 1201, section 008 (announcements, syllabus, assignments, agenda) please see the course Blackboard pages.

PHYSICS 2111 Section —007 Physics for Science & Engineering I:  Spring 2012 (Jan. 12—May 11). Lecture Tuesdays & Thursdays (M Bldg, room 122) 4:30p.m.-6:20 p.m. Laboratory Mondays (M Bldg, room 164A) 4:00p.m.-6:50 p.m.
Physics for Science & Engineering I
5 credit hours
Calculus-based study of classical linear and rotational kinematics and dynamics, including work, energy, impulse, momentum, collisions, gravitation, periodic motion, and wave motion. (Students without a strong high school physics background are encouraged to complete Physics 1201 before enrolling in this course.) Prerequisite: Mathematics 2231 (or college equivalent) with a grade of “C” or better (4 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

For more details about Physics 2111, section 007 (announcements, syllabus, assignments, agenda) please see the course Blackboard pages.

PHYSICS 1202 Section —011 General Physics II:  Spring 2012 (Jan. 18 - May 11). Lecture Mondays (M Bldg, room 122) 7:00p.m.-9:50 p.m. Lecture & Laboratory Wednesdays (M Bldg, room 164A) 7:00p.m.-9:50 p.m.
General Physics II
5 credit hours
Algebra-based study of electrostatics, electric fields, Gauss' law, capacitance, current, resistance, magnetic forces and fields, electromagnetic induction, DC and AC circuits, electromagnetic waves, mirrors, lenses, optics, and modern physics. Note: The standard prerequisite is Physics 1201. While Physics 2111 may serve as an alternative prerequisite for taking this COD course, students are advised to check with their intended transfer institution(s) to ensure that the thermodynamics covered in Physics 1201 is not a requirement prior to embracing this alternative. Prerequisite: Physics 1201 or Physics 2111 with a grade of “C” or better (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

For more details about Physics 1202, section 011 (announcements, syllabus, assignments, agenda) please see the course Blackboard pages.

PHYSICS 1202 Section —012 General Physics II:  Spring 2012 (Jan. 12 - May 11). Lecture Mondays (M Bldg, room 122) 7:00p.m.-9:50 p.m. Lecture & Laboratory Thursdays (M Bldg, room 164A) 7:00p.m.-9:50 p.m.
General Physics II
5 credit hours
Algebra-based study of electrostatics, electric fields, Gauss' law, capacitance, current, resistance, magnetic forces and fields, electromagnetic induction, DC and AC circuits, electromagnetic waves, mirrors, lenses, optics, and modern physics. Note: The standard prerequisite is Physics 1201. While Physics 2111 may serve as an alternative prerequisite for taking this COD course, students are advised to check with their intended transfer institution(s) to ensure that the thermodynamics covered in Physics 1201 is not a requirement prior to embracing this alternative. Prerequisite: Physics 1201 or Physics 2111 with a grade of “C” or better (4 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)

For more details about Physics 1202, section 012 (announcements, syllabus, assignments, agenda) please see the course Blackboard pages.

PHYSICS 1100:  Summer 2012 (06/11-08/05)  Section 082, Monday through Thursday 7-9:30 p.m.
Conceptual Physics
4 credit hours
Conceptual study of laws of motion, forces, energy and momentum, properties and states of matter, heat and thermodynamics, wave motion, sound, light, electricity and magnetism, and atomic and nuclear physics. Prerequisite: Mathematics 0481 (or college equivalent) with a grade of “C” or better or a qualifying score on the mathematics placement test or a qualifying A.C.T. math score. Course requires Reading Placement Test Score-Category One. (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours).

Specific material related to course content and administration can be found through your course Blackboard (enrolled students only). 

There you will find:

· Classroom lecture notes: Instructor’s notes from our discussions.

· The student blog:  Progress through the course  more efficiently by working openly and transparently with other students on course assignments and exam preparation.

· Up-to-date agenda information:  The Physics 1100 Section 011 Blackboard provides weekly “checkpoint” files (in Blackboard consult “Assignments” button) which you can consult in order to be 100% sure you know what is due when.

· Course announcements:   Keep an eye here for important updates to the course you should know about.

· Course syllabus:  Reaffirm what prerequisites and material you need to bring to class with you, our specific, material and common goals for learning in the course, your instructor’s expectations and general rules which help everyone to collaborate in a positive learning environment.