University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

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Subject: Physics

Courses

PHYS 009 - Energy and the Environment

Forms of energy as defined in physics; sources, uses, and transformations of energy: introductory seminar will place emphasis on environmental issues. Limited use of algebra and geometry.

PHYS 012 - Elementary Physics

Algebra-based survey of electricity, magnetism, optics and modern physics. Appropriate for students in health and life sciences. Accompanying lab: PHYS 022. Prerequisites: PHYS 011 or PHYS 031 or PHYS 051.

PHYS 013 - Conceptual Physics

One-semester conceptual survey. Topics selected from mechanics, electricity, magnetism and modern physics. For students in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences only.

PHYS 011 - Elementary Physics

Algebra-based survey of mechanics, oscillations, waves and thermal physics. Appropriate for students in health and life sciences. Accompanying lab: PHYS 021. Prerequisites: High school algebra and trigonometry.