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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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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