University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Fall 2016 Physics Classes

« fall 2016 - spring 2017 - summer 2017 »

Class Title Type Instructor Location Times
Phys 1001W.100
Syllabus
Energy and the Environment RSSLecture plus LaboratoryWest Bank Skyway 201325 MWF
Phys 1101W.100
Syllabus
Introductory College Physics I RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1251325 MWF
Phys 1101W.200
Syllabus
Introductory College Physics I RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1251745 TTh
Phys 1201W.100
Syllabus
Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine I RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1251010 MTWF
Phys 1201W.200
Syllabus
Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine I RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1251220 MTWF
Phys 1202W.100
Syllabus
Introductory Physics for Biology and Pre-medicine II RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1251430 MTWF
Phys 1301W.100
Syllabus
Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1250800 MTWF
Phys 1301W.300
Syllabus
Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1251115 MTWF
Phys 1301W.500
Syllabus
Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1251640 MTWF
Phys 1301W.600
Syllabus
Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering I RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1251745 MW
Phys 1302W.100
Syllabus
Introductory Physics for Science and Engineering II RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWilley Hall 1250905 MTWF
Phys 1401V.001
Syllabus
Honors Physics I RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryWest Bank Skyway 201115 MTWF
Phys 1501V.001
Syllabus
Honors Introduction to Mechanics RSSLecture plus Discussion and LaboratoryAkerman Hall 2151115 MTWF
Phys 1905.001
Syllabus
Freshman Seminar: Quantum Mechanics for Everyone RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 2100905 T
Phys 1905.003
Syllabus
Freshman Seminar: Aurora RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 2101325 T
Phys 1905.004
Syllabus
Freshman Seminar: Science, Pseudoscience RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1301325 Th
Phys 1910W.001
Syllabus
Freshman Seminar: Writing Intensive: What is Time? RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1201010 TTh
Phys 2201.001
Syllabus
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics RSSLectureMechanical Engineering 1020905 MWF
Phys 2201.002
Syllabus
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics RSSLectureRapson Hall 431430 MWF
Phys 2201.003
Syllabus
Introductory Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics RSSLectureCivil Engineering Bldg 2121115 MWF
Phys 2503.001
Syllabus
Physics III: Intro to Waves, Optics, and Special Relativity RSSLectureWilley Hall 1251535 MTWF
Phys 2503H.001
Syllabus
Honors Physics III RSSLecture plus DiscussionBruininks Hall 512B1115 MTWF
Phys 2605.001
Syllabus
Quantum Physics Laboratory RSSLecture plus LaboratoryPhysics & Nanotechnology 1301220 T
Phys 3071W.001
Syllabus
Laboratory-Based Physics for Teachers RSSLaboratoryBruininks Hall 131B0905 MW
Phys 3071W.002
Syllabus
Laboratory-Based Physics for Teachers RSSLaboratoryBruininks Hall 131B1220 MW
Phys 3993.001Directed Studies RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 3993.002Directed Studies RSSIndependent Studytbatbatba
Phys 3994.001Directed Research RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 4001.100
Syllabus
Analytical Mechanics RSSLecture plus DiscussionSmith Hall 2311325 MWF
Phys 4041.001
Syllabus
Computational Methods in the Physical Sciences RSSLaboratoryPhysics & Nanotechnology 1100800 MTWF
Phys 4051.001Methods of Experimental Physics I RSSLecture plus LaboratoryRapson Hall 451430 MWF
Phys 4052W.001Methods of Experimental Physics II RSSLecture plus LaboratoryPhysics & Nanotechnology 1101430 TTh
Phys 4101.001
Syllabus
Quantum Mechanics RSSLecture plus DiscussionSmith Hall 2311115 MWF
Phys 4201.001
Syllabus
Statistical and Thermal Physics RSSLectureScott Hall 41010 MWF
Phys 4303.001
Syllabus
Electrodynamics and Waves RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1101325 MWF
Phys 4501.001Experimental Project RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 4621.001
Syllabus
Introduction to Plasma Physics RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 2100905 MWF
Phys 4950H.001Senior Thesis RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 4993.001Directed Studies RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 4994.001Directed Research RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 5001.001
Syllabus
Quantum Mechanics I RSSLecture plus DiscussionPhysics & Nanotechnology 1101115 MW
Phys 5011.001
Syllabus
Classical Physics I RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1101235 TTh
Phys 5022.001
Syllabus
Relativity, Cosmology, and the Universe RSSLectureAkerman Hall 3271430 MWF
Phys 5072.001
Syllabus
Best Practices in College Physics Teaching RSSDiscussionRapson Hall 561535 M
Phys 5201.001
Syllabus
Thermal and Statistical Physics RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1101110 TTh
Phys 5401.001Physiological Physics RSSLectureMechanical Engineering 1021400 TTh
Phys 5401.883Physiological Physics RSSLectureONLINE1400 TTh
Phys 5621.001
Syllabus
Introduction to Plasma Physics RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 2100905 MWF
Phys 5950.001Colloquium Seminar RSSLecturetbaKeller Hall 3-2101535 Th
Phys 5970.001Physics Journal Club RSSLecturetbaPhysics & Nanotechnology 1101535 F
Phys 5980.001Introduction to Research Seminar RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1101640 F
Phys 5993.001Directed Studies RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 5994.001Directed Research RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 8001.001
Syllabus
Advanced Quantum Mechanics RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1101010 MWF
Phys 8012.001Quantum Field Theory II RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 2101220 MW
Phys 8200.001Seminar: Cosmology and High Energy Astrophysics RSSLecturetbaPhysics & Nanotechnology 1201325 M
Phys 8300.001Seminar: Biological and Medical Physics. RSSLecturetba1100 Th 1115 Th
Phys 8333.001FTE: Master's RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 8444.001FTE: Doctoral RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 8500.001Plan B Project RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 8600.001Seminar: Space Physics RSSLecturetbaPhysics & Nanotechnology 1100930 T
Phys 8666.001Doctoral Pre-Thesis Credits RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 8700.001Seminar: Condensed Matter Physics RSSLecturetbaPhysics & Nanotechnology 1101430 W
Phys 8711.001
Syllabus
Solid-State Physics I RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1201640 TTh
Phys 8750.001
Syllabus
Advanced Topics in Condensed Matter Physics: Topics in Quantum Transport RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1201400 TTh
Phys 8777.001Thesis Credits: Master's RSSIndependent Studytbatba000 
Phys 8800.001Seminar: Nuclear Physics RSSLecturetbaPhysics & Nanotechnology 1201010 F
Phys 8888.001Thesis Credit: Doctoral RSSLecturetbatba000 
Phys 8900.001Seminar: Elementary Particle Physics RSSLecturetbaPhysics & Nanotechnology 2101535 W
Phys 8901.001
Syllabus
Elementary Particle Physics I RSSLecturePhysics & Nanotechnology 1201640 MW
Phys 8994.001Research in Physics RSSIndependent Studytbatba000