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Summer 2008


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



PHYS 111  Basic Physics I                                         4 credits
Three lectures and two two-hour laboratory period a week. A general physics course intended primarily for students in psychology, biology and the healthrelated sciences. Topics include mechanics, heat and sound. Note: This course satisfies the minimum requirements of medical and dental schools. Prerequisite: High school mathematics, including trigonometry, or MATH 150. For more information contact reno@umbc.edu for sections 6060 or 6061 or lili@umbc.edu for section 7060.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:Meets  Sci  plus  lab. GFR:Biol/PhySci
          plus lab.
[0229] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             RENO, R
            TuWTh......9:00am-11:15am (LH6 ...)
            TuTh.......2:00pm- 3:50pm (PHYS108) LAB
[0230] 6061 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             RENO, R
            TuWTh......9:00am-11:15am (PHYS107)
            TuTh......11:40am- 1:30pm (PHYS108) LAB
[0231] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             CUI, L
            MWF........9:30am-11:45am (PHYS107)
            MW........12:00pm- 1:50pm (PHYS108) LAB


PHYS 112  Basic Physics II                                        4 credits
Continuation of PHYS 111. Topics include electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. Prerequisite: PHYS 111 with a "C" or better. For more information contact lili@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:Meets  Sci  plus  lab. GFR:Biol/PhySci
          plus  lab.  ***SECTION 7061:  LEC MEETS IN
          PHYS 201 AND LAB MEETS IN PHYS 109.***
[0232] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             CUI, L
            TuTh.......9:15am-12:30pm (PHYS201)
            TuTh.......3:00pm- 4:50pm (PHYS109) LAB
[0233] 7061 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             CUI, L
            TuTh.......9:15am-12:30pm
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 2:50pm         LAB


PHYS 121  Introductory Physics I                                  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. Pre- or corequisite: MATH 151. For more information contact andersoe@umbc.edu for section 6060 or kramer@umbc.edu for section 7060.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:Meets                    Sci(non-lab).
          GFR:Biol/PhySci(non-lab).
[0234] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             ANDERSON, E
            MWF........9:00am-11:50am (PHYS201)
[0235] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             KRAMER, I
            MWF........9:00am-11:50am (PHYS201)


PHYS 122  Introductory Physics II                                 4 credits
This course emphasizes 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 contact reno@umbc.edu for section 6060 or takacs@umbc.edu for section 7060.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP:Meets                    Sci(non-lab).
          GFR:Biol/PhySci(non-lab).
[0236] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             RENO, R
            TuWTh......2:30pm- 5:20pm (LH6 ...)
[0237] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             TAKACS, L
            MWTh.......9:00am-11:05am (LH6 ...)


PHYS 650  Special Topics                                        1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor for permission to enroll.
[7557] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged


PHYS 799  Master's Thesis Research                              1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7749] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             FRANSON, J
            Time and room to be arranged
[7849] 0102 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             SPARLING, L
            Time and room to be arranged


PHYS 898  PRE CANDIDACY DOCTORAL RESEARCH                       1-6 credits

(PermReq) Grade  Method: P-F  Individual Instruction
          course:  contact department  or instructor
          for permission to enroll.
[7778] 0101 Meets 05/27/2008 - 08/15/2008             STAFF
            Time and room to be arranged


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