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Summer 2006




PHYS 111  Basic Physics I (MS)                                    4 credits
A general physics course intended primarily for students in psychology, biology and the health-related sciences. Topics include mechanics, heat and sound. Prerequisite: High school mathematics including trigonometry or MATH 150. Note: This course satisfies the minimum requirements of medical and dental schools. During summer, there are three 2-hour lectures and two 2-hour labs per week. For more information contact emoore3@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci plus lab. GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0361] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             MOORE, E
            TuThF......9:00am-11:50am (LH6 ...)
            TuTh......11:30am- 1:20pm (PHYS108) LAB
[0362] 6061 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             MOORE, E
            TuThF......9:00am-11:50am (LH6 ...)
            TuTh.......2:00pm- 3:50pm (PHYS108) LAB


PHYS 112  Basic Physics II (MS)                                   4 credits
Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 111. For more information contact tbole1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0363] 7060 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             BOLE, T
            MWF........9:00am-11:05am (LH6 ...)
            WF........11:30am- 1:20pm (PHYS109) LAB
[0364] 7061 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             BOLE, T
            MWF........9:00am-11:05am (LH6 ...)
            WF.........2:00pm- 3:50pm (PHYS109) LAB


PHYS 121  Introductory Physics I (MS)                             4 credits
This course emphasizes classical mechanics. Topics include force, particle kinematics and dynamics, equilibrium, Newton's laws of motion and gravitation, rotational motion, collisions, momentum, energy, and conservation laws. Prerequisite or corequisite: MATH 151. For more information contact reno@umbc.edu or kramer@umbc.edu for section 6060 and andersoe@umbc.edu for section 7060.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0365] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             RENO, R
            MWF........9:00am-11:50am (PHYS201)
[0366] 7060 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             ANDERSON, E
            MWF........9:00am-11:50am (PHYS201)


PHYS 122  Introductory Physics II (MS)                            4 credits
This course emphasizes on electricity, magnetism, heat and thermodynamics. Topics include Coulomb's law, Gauss's law, electric fields and electric potential, currents, simple circuits and Kirchhoff's laws, generation of magnetic fields by charges in motion, electromagnetic induction, magnetic materials, oscillatory circuits, temperature, heat and the laws of thermodynamics. Prerequisite: PHYS 121. Corequisite: MATH 152. For more information for contact mmccou1@umbc.edu for section 6060 or takacs@umbc.edu for section 7060.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR:Meets  Biol/PhySci(non-lab). GER:Meets
          MS. GDR:Meets M.
[0367] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             MCCOURT COMER,
            MWF........9:00am-11:50am (SOND107)
[0368] 7060 Meets 07/10/2006 - 08/18/2006             TAKACS, L
            MWF........9:00am-11:50am (ACIV006)


PHYS 122L Introductory Physics Laboratory                         2 credits
Four hours of laboratory per session. This is the laboratory associated with the PHYS121-122 sequence. Prerequisite: PHYS121 and co-requisite: PHYS122. For more information contact reno@umbc.edu or emoore3@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Meets    Lab    Only.   GER/GDR:   Non
          applicable.
[7523] 6060 Meets 05/30/2006 - 07/07/2006             RENO, R
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:50pm (PHYS110) LAB


PHYS 650  Special Topics                                          2 credits

          Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


PHYS 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


PHYS 899  Doctoral Dissertation Research                        1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          to obtain section number.


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