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Morningside Campus Access Updates

The Morningside campus is open to everyone between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., and is limited to CUID holders between 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. CUID holders can request campus access for guests by completing the registration form. Campus entry points remain limited. Read More.
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Physics

The Department of Physics offers courses in physics, experimental physics, mechanics, quantum mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity, waves and optics, thermal and statistical physics, and relativity. The department also offers physics labs.

For questions about specific courses, contact the department.

 

Registration for First-Year Courses

The department offers two beginning sequences in physics:

  • Physics F1201-F1202; with laboratory, but without calculus as a prerequisite; primarily for premedical students.
     
  • Physics C1401-C1403 or Physics C1601-C1602-C2601; three-term sequences, using calculus; primarily for engineering and physical science students. For those students who have had Advanced Placement in physics and calculus, the two-term sequence Physics C2801-C2802 is offered.

For questions about specific courses, contact the department.

Courses