Here is a tentative schedule of upper-level physics courses for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 academic years, but please keep in mind that is is subject to change.  This schedule should be used for students planning to take a junior year away from Colby. Some courses are scheduled on an alternating or occasional basis. Students should consult with their academic advisor about which courses to take to fulfill the major or honors major.

 

Fall 2020

AS 231 Introduction to Astrophysics (with lab) – McGrath
PH 321 Electricity and Magnetism – Kocevski
PH 333 Experimental Soft Matter Physics – McCoy
PH 401 Senior Physics and Astronomy Seminar (2 credits) – Kocevski
PH 431 Quantum Mechanics – Patton

Spring 2021

AS 342 Galaxies and Cosmology – Kocevski
PH 311 Classical Mechanics – Patton
PH 312 Physics of Fluids – McCoy
PH 332 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics – McGrath
PH 401 Senior Physics and Astronomy Seminar (2 credits) – McCoy

 

Fall 2021

AS 231 Introduction to Astrophysics (with lab)
PH 321 Electricity and Magnetism
PH 335 General Relativity and Cosmology
PH 401 Senior Physics and Astronomy Seminar (2 credits)
PH 431 Quantum Mechanics

Spring 2022

AS 342 Galaxies and Cosmology
PH 311 Classical Mechanics
PH 332 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
PH 401 Senior Physics and Astronomy Seminar (2 credits)