Course Information for Physics and Astronomy

IMPORTANT: For students enrolled in Fall/Winter 2019/20 Full term and Second term courses, please refer to the updated outlines posted on your course's OWL site. Course outlines may have been revised in order to accommodate the closure of the University.

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Physics ( see below for Astronomy)

Course Western Academic Calendar Description
(includes a brief course description, anti-pre-co requisite listing)

2020-21 Course Outlines

2020-21
Academic Year
Instructor
1028A Physics for the Biological Sciences I 001 B. Sica
1028A Physics for the Biological Sciences I 002 T. Poepping
1029B Physics for the Biological Sciences II (2019-20) J. Cami E. Wong 
1301A Introductory Physics I 001  T. Poepping
1301A Introductory Physics I 002 B. Sica
1301A Introductory Physics I 003 E. Wong
1302B Introductory Physics II (2019-20) J. Cami
1302B Introductory Physics II (2019-20) J. Cami
1302B Introductory Physics II (2019-20) S. Metchev

1401A

Physics for Engineering Students I 001

S. Mittler

1401A Physics for Engineering Students I 002 S. Mittler
1402B Physics for Engineering Students II (2019-20)  S. Metchev
1402B Physics for Engineering Students II (2019-20) S. Metchev
1501A Enriched Introductory Physics I 001 P. Wiegert
1502B Enriched Introductory Physics II (2019-20)  S. Gallagher
2070B Understanding Earth's Atmosphere not offered in 2019-20  not offered
2101A Intermediate Physics 001

M. Campbell-Brown

2102B Introduction to Modern Physics (2019-20)  E. Peeters
2110A Oscillations and Waves 001  O. Trichtchenko
2600A Introduction to Medical Physics Not offered in 2018-2019 not offered
2810B Physical Properties of Materials Not offered in 2019-20 not offered
2910G Introduction to Physical Measurement (2019-20) L. Goncharova
2950Y Year Two Seminar 001 S. Gallagher / P. Wiegert
3151A Classical Mechanics I 001 G. Fanchini
3200B Quantum Mechanics I (2019-20)  C. Denniston
3300A Electromagnetic Theory I 001 M. Campbell-Brown
3380B Optics and Photonics Not offered in 2019-20  not offered
3400B Introduction to Thermal Physics (2019-20)  A. Ouriadov
3900G Senior Physics Laboratory (2019-20)  L. Goncharova
3926F Computer Simulations in Physics  001 P. Barmby
3930B Special Topics in Physics: Mathematical Methods (2019-20) (not offered in 2020-21) O. Trichtchenko
3950Y Year Three Seminar 001 S. Gallagher/ P. Wiegert
4251A Quantum Physics II 001 C. Denniston
4351B Electromagnetic Theory II (2019-20) A. Sigut
4662A Magnetic Resonance Imaging

(2019-20) (not offered in 2020-21)

A. Ouriadov
4672A Radiological Physics Not offered in 2020-21 not offered
4850B Nanomaterials Not offered in 2020-21 not offered
4910G

Special Topics in Physics
Advanced Physics Projects

(2019-20)  L. Goncharova
4930A

Special Topics in Physics

Not offered in 2019-20 

not offered
4931B Special Topics in Physics   Relativity
W. Hocking
4930B

Special Topics in Physics

Particle Physics

(2019-20)

A. Soddu
4950Y Year Four Seminar 001 S. Gallagher / P. Wiegert
4999E Honors Research 001 G. Fanchini

Astronomy (see above for Physics)

Course Western Academic Calendar Description
(includes a brief course description, anti-pre-co requisite listing)

Course Outline

2018-19
Academic Year
Instructor
1021 General Astronomy 001

M.Zinke-Allmang

1021 General Astronomy 002 M.Zinke-Allmang
2020F Two-Eyed Seeing and Astronomy (2019-20) (not offered in 2020-21) R. Cockcroft
2021A Search for Life in the Universe 001

M.Zinke-Allmang

2022B The Origin of the Universe (2019-20) 

M.Zinke-Allmang

2201B Planetary Systems (2019-20)

P. Brown

2801A Observing the Stars 001 P. Wiegert
3302A Astrophysics of Interstellar Space (2019-20)  E. Peeters
3303A Galaxies 001 (offered in alternating years)  E. Peeters
4101B Stellar Astrophysics

 (offered in alternating years)

S. Basu
4602B Gravitational Astrophysics & Cosmology (2019-20) (offered in alternating years) not offered

Summer 2020 Course Offerings

Course Western Academic Calendar Description
(includes a brief course description, anti-pre-co requisite listing)

Course Outline

Summer 2021

Instructor
1301B Introductory Physics I to be determined
1302B Introductory Physics II Summer 2020 to be determined

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