Catalog Review

For Course Qualities In Effect For 2022-23

Process Date: 07-AUG-2022

PHYS - Physics

107 PHYSICS OF MUSIC Active
  Long Title: Physics of Music  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 32 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Explores the relationship between physics and music, covering such topics as vibrations, waves, interference, resonance, wave forms, scales and temperament, physics of musical instruments, characteristics of auditoriums, impact of electronics. Weekly laboratory.

110 INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Astronomy  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 32 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Treats selected topics in astronomy and cosmology: the solar system, stellar evolution and death, black holes, galaxies, the big bang theory of the early universe. Astronomical observations are interpreted in light of known physical laws to form a comprehensible picture of the universe. Weekly laboratory.

112 ENERGY, SOCIETY & ENVIRONMENT Active
  Long Title: Energy Technology, Society, and the Environment  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHYS 112 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Explores energy production, storage, and usage as they are currently practiced. Certain emerging technologies will also be addressed. Environmental and socio-economic impact will be discussed in the context of limitations imposed by the laws of physics.

115 ASPECTS OF PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Aspects of Physics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Treats topics selected for the non-scientist who wants one term of physics. In recent years, the course has sometimes focused on the nature of time and relativity. Physics 115 is not intended to serve as a general introduction to physics, as are Physics 141 and 151, and does not supply an adequate background for intermediate or advanced courses.

132 INTRO ENGINEERING & DESIGN Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Engineering and Design  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 24 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Instructor Approval
Description: An introduction to the application of science and engineering in everyday life by thinking about problems and their solutions and incorporating modern engineering design practices. Students will work on strengthening their creative problem-solving techniques, developing teamwork strategies, evaluating ethical decisions, and analyzing fundamental engineering problems applicable across various disciplines such as mechanical, electrical, and environmental. The course is targeted for students interested in 3-2 Engineering.

141 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS I Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Physics I  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 64 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: None, but calculus is recommended.
Description: A calculus-based introduction to fundamental concepts in mechanics, from Galileo and Newton through relativity and quantum mechanics. Weekly laboratories emphasize the acquisition, reduction and interpretation of experimental data and the keeping of complete records. Explicit instruction in calculus will be provided.

151 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS II Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Physics II  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 64 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 141, or one year of high school physics and MATH 140.
Description: A continuation of Physics 141. Physics 151 offers a brief review of mechanics, and covers electricity, magnetism, circuits, waves, optics and thermal physics. Weekly laboratories emphasize the acquisition, reduction, and interpretation of experimental data and the keeping of complete records.

191 DIRECTED STUDY IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

215 NEWTONIAN LIT Active
  Long Title: Newtonian Lit: Chronicles of a Clockwork Universe  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: ENG 410 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ENG 150 or its equivalent, plus any introductory course in the natural sciences (e.g., PHYS 141), plus sophomore standing or consent of instructor
Description: Newtonian Lit is a course that investigates the connections between the literature and science of the Enlightenment, particularly with respect to contemporary notions of space and time. Students will analyze important texts from the fields of English and Physics, notably Laurence Sterne’s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and Isaac Newton’s Principia.

220 INTERMEDIATE LAB: ELECTRONICS Active
  Long Title: Intermediate Lab: Electronics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 20 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 05 - Lab/Studio Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 151 and MATH 140
Description: A laboratory course focusing on construction and behavior analysis (including prediction) of analog and digital circuits used in present-day experimental research while maintaining research-style laboratory notebooks and preparing a scientific report. Students explore linear (resistors, capacitors, inductors) and nonlinear elements (diodes, transistors) and integrated circuit chips (operation amplifiers, logic gates). Culminating group project requires the construction of a multi-component circuit of their own design.

225 COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS Active
  Long Title: Computational Mechanics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 151 and MATH 155
Description: Introduces symbolic and numerical computation through examples drawn mainly from classical mechanics but also from classical electromagnetism and quantum mechanics. This course emphasizes computer-based approaches to graphical visualization, the solution of ordinary differential equations, the evaluation of integrals, and the finding of roots, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors.

230 ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM Active
  Long Title: Electricity and Magnetism  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 225
Description: Develops and explores charge and current densities, particle motions, electrostatics, magnetostatics, induction, Maxwell’s equations, electromagnetic waves, responses of matter.

260 MODERN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Modern Physics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 32 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 04 - Standard Plus Lab Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 230 and MATH 200 as pre- or co-requisite or CHEM 470
Description: Treats foundational ideas of quantum physics: quantized aspects of nature, wave-particle duality, elementary wave mechanics, atomic and nuclear structure, fundamental particles, cosmology. Weekly laboratory.

275 INTRODUCTION TO BIOPHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Introduction to Biophysics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: PHYS 275 Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A005 - Cross-Listed Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Physics 151 or Biology 170
Description: Biophysics explores processes at the interface between biology and physics. This course uses physical principles to build mathematical and computational models of living systems. Students will learn to create models, compare models with experimental data, and refine their understanding of the living systems using these physics-based models.

310 QUANTUM MECHANICS Active
  Long Title: Quantum Mechanics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 260 or CHEM 470 and MATH 250
Description: Develops the theoretical framework used to describe microscopic phenomena: wave-particle duality, wave functions, states and observables, Schrödinger equation, uncertainty relations, bound states, quantum scattering, angular momentum, spin, and stationary and time-dependent perturbation theories.

320 THERMAL PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Thermal Physics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 260
Description: Treats elementary statistical mechanics, Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac statistics, kinetic theory, and classical thermodynamics.

330 ADVANCED LABORATORY Active
  Long Title: Advanced Laboratory  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 05 - Lab/Studio Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A001 - Laboratory Course
G014 - Nat Sci Lab Course GER (86cr)
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G038 - NS Lab Course GER (01cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 220 and 260; PHYS 310 recommended
Description: Independent work on experiments selected from the following areas: optical, Mössbauer, alpha, beta, gamma ray, and x-ray spectroscopy; optical double resonance; magnetic resonance; vacuum techniques; solid-state physics; laser physics; nuclear physics. Three laboratories weekly; no lectures.

340 OPTICS Active
  Long Title: Optics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 05 - Lab/Studio Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 260
Description: A laboratory course which treats geometrical optics, interference, diffraction, polarization, and various other topics in classical and contemporary optics. Students will be exposed to the techniques of a modern atomic molecular optics (AMO) laboratory.

390 TUTORIAL IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Readings of texts and/or current literature to study a topic not covered in regular offerings. Topics must be carefully defined and a bibliography assembled before permission to enroll is granted.

391 DIRECTED STUDY IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

399 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Theoretical or experimental independent study. A written proposal must be submitted to the department at least one term before enrolling. Recent independent studies have been undertaken in fluid mechanics, general relativity, atomic systems coupled to electromagnetic fields, phase transitions in liquid crystals, plasma physics, and robotics.

425 ADV MECHANICS & COMPUTANL PHY Active
  Long Title: Advanced Mechanics & Computational Physics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 225
Description: Treats various topics selected from: mechanics of rigid bodies, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations, variational principles, fluids, classical scattering, relativistic mechanics, and theory of small vibrations. In addition to analytic approaches, computational methods to solving problems are emphasized, such as finite difference and finite element methods for solving partial differential equations as well as graphical visualization techniques.

430 ADVANCED ELECTRICITY & MAGNET Active
  Long Title: Advanced Electricity and Magnetism  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 230 and MATH 250
Description: Treats several topics selected from: multipole expansions, radiation from accelerated charges, solutions to Laplace’s equations, retarded potentials, wave guides, modern optics, and electron physics.

440 MATHEMATICAL METHDS OF PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Mathematical Methods of Physics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 260 and MATH 250 or permission of instructor
Description: Treats several topics selected from: Fourier series and transforms, partial differential equations, special functions, numerical methods, matrix methods, calculus of variations.

460 ADVANCED MODERN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Advanced Modern Physics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 310
Description: Treats various topics from atomic, nuclear, and particle physics. The content in this course varies, but may include advanced quantum mechanical treatments of atomic and nuclear structure, relativistic quantum mechanics (quantum electrodynamics), quantum information and quantum computing, weak and strong interactions, among others

500 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Special Topics in Physics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A015 - Topics Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 260, MATH 250
Description: Treats selected topics, such as relativity, fundamental particles, fluid mechanics, and surface physics that vary according to the interests of students and staff.

560 TOPICS IN ASTROPHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Topics in Astrophysics  
Units: 6 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A015 - Topics Course
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
G052 - Quantitative Analy GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: PHYS 230
Description: Treats selected topics in astrophysics and cosmology, such as orbital mechanics, stellar structure and evolution, galactic dynamics, the origin and evolution of the Universe.

590 TUTORIAL IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Readings of texts and/or current literature to study a topic not covered in regular offerings. Topics must be carefully defined and a bibliography assembled before permission to enroll is granted.

591 DIRECTED STUDY IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

599 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Theoretical or experimental independent study. A written proposal must be submitted to the department at least one term before enrolling. Recent independent studies have been undertaken in fluid mechanics, general relativity, atomic systems coupled to electromagnetic fields, phase transitions in liquid crystals, plasma physics, and robotics.

650 SENIOR SEMINAR IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Senior Seminar in Physics  
Units: 2 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 01 - Standard Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Limited to physics majors in their final year who have completed (or are currently conducting) a senior experience independent study project
Description: This course is a weekly seminar during which physics majors in their final year work on and deliver oral presentations based on their senior experience study projects.

690 TUTORIAL IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Tutorial Studies in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 09 - Tutorial Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Readings of texts and/or current literature to study a topic not covered in regular offerings. Topics must be carefully defined and a bibliography assembled before permission to enroll is granted.

691 DIRECTED STUDY IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Directed Study in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 14 - Directed Study Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Directed study follows a syllabus set primarily by the instructor to meet the needs or interests of an individual student or small group of students. The main goal of directed study is knowledge or skill acquisition, not research or creative work.

695 INTERNSHIP IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title:  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 08 - Internship/Practica Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: A010 - Internship
G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites:
Description: The academic component of the internship includes readings related to the substance of the internship, discussions with the faculty supervisor, and a written report appropriate to the discipline. Course grades are based on this academic work.

699 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PHYSICS Active
  Long Title: Independent Study in Physics  
Units: 1 TO 98 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: Yes
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: Yes
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 10 - IS Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: G016 - Add Nat Sci GER (86cr)
G040 - Nat Science Div GER (01cr)
N006 - BM Natural Science (95cr)
N015 - BM Natural Science (01cr)
S035 - Physics Course
UD03 - Division of Natural Science
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL05 - Capstone Course
Prerequisites: Counter Registration Required.
Description: Theoretical, experimental and/or computational independent study. Projects undertaken in satisfaction of the senior experience requirement in physics use this designation. A written proposal must be submitted to the department at least one term before enrolling.