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Waves, Optics & Heat

Program(s): Undergraduate Courses

*Taught Online*  This is a three-course calculus-based sequence  in the fundamentals of physics and represents a full-year's work.  Content  is not repeated from course to course.  Topics include classical mechanics, electricity & magnetism, wave motion, optics, and an introduction to heat and thermodynamics.  All labs must be completed to receive credit for the course. Final exams are held on the last Wednesday of each course.   

Remote or Residential

✓ Remote Course


Course Considerations

PHYS 13100 and PHYS 13200 and MATH 13300 or 15300 or 16300 or equivalent is required.

Course Overview

Current Grade / Education Level

Undergrad / Grad


Undergraduate Courses

Start Date

July 28

End Date

August 17

Class Details

Primary Instructor

Zosia Krusberg

Academic Interest

Physical Sciences (e.g., astronomy, physics)

Class Specifics

Course Code

PHYS 13300 91

Class Day(s)

Mon Tues Thurs Fri

Class Duration (CST)


12:30 P.M.


Session III

Course Length

4 weeks

Lab Day(s)

Mon Thurs

Discussion Day(s)

Tues Fri