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Contact Info

231 CAP Building
525 Rivers Street
Boone, NC
28608
(828) 262-3090
FAX: (828) 262-2049

Interim Department Chair
Dr. Leon H. Ginsberg
ginsberglh@appstate.edu

Physics Program Coordinator
Dr. Patricia E. Allen
allenpe@appstate.edu

Astronomy Program Coordinator
Dr. Joseph T. Pollock
pollockjt@appstate.edu

Graduate Program Coordinator
Dr. J. Sidney Clements
clementsjs@appstate.edu

 

Courses

Commonly taken courses:

GSP-1010
General Science Physics (2). F;S.
A course in a series of four science mini-couses for nonscience majors.

PHY-1101/1102
Conceptual Physics I/II (4-4). F/S.
An introductory survey of ideas of physics. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours.

PHY-1103/1104
General Physics I/II (4-4). F/S.
Study of the basic principles of physics. Lecture three hours, laboratory two hours.

PHY-1150/1151
Analytical Physics (5-5). F-S.
An analytical and quantitative treatment of physics at a somewhat more advanced level. Intended primarily for students majoring in natural sciences.

PHY-2010/2020
Intermediate Physics I/II (4-4). F-S.
A study of basic formulations and concepts in classical physics. Intended primarily for physics majors.

PHY-2210
Physics Laboratory and Data Analysis (2).S.
A course emphasizing experimental techniques, measurements, data and error analysis. Intended for physics majors.

PHY-3210/3211
Modern Mechanics I/II (3-3). F-S.
An introduction to physics after 1900. Includes concepts of special relativity and quantum mechanics.

PHY-3010
Classical Mechanics (3). F.
A study of classical problems in mechanics.

PHY-3020
Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (3).S.
A study of electromagnetic theory and solutions of problems in electrostatics, Maxwells Equations and electic fields in matter.

PHY-4210
Methods of Experimental Physics (3).F.
Advanced physics experiments emphasing measurement theory, analysis, interpretation of data, scientific report writing and oral presentations.

 

 

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