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Course Schedules

The Department of Physics offers a range of courses and scheduling options. For the most recent availability, please review the upcoming semesters.

Syllabi are available upon request. Please contact the faculty member teaching the course.

Summer Schedule 2024, Part I: May 6, 2024 - June 26, 2024

Course Title Method Credits Section # Days Time Room Instructor
PHY 1010 General Physics I IP 4 30193 TR 5:30-8:50 p.m.
190 HH Wang
PHY 1010 General Physics I OA 4 30568   Online   Castoldi
PHY 1020 General Physics II IP 4 30570 MWR 12-2:05 p.m. 185 MSC Surdutovich
GEO 1060 Earth Science/Phy Geo OA 4 30765   Online   Castoldi
PHY 1060 Earth Science/Phy Geo OA 4 30236   Online   Castoldi
PHY 1080 Principles of Physics I IP 4 30150 TR 5:30-8:50 p.m. 190 HH Wang
PHY 1080 Principles of Physics I OA 4 30569   Online   Castoldi
PHY 1090 Principles of Physics II IP 4 30571 MWR 12-2:05 p.m. 185 MSC Surdutovich
PHY 1100  General Physics Lab I   IP 1 30194 MW 2-4:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I IP 1 30585 TR 12-2:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I IP 1 30586 TR 3-5:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1110   General Physics Lab II  IP 1 30582 MW 3-5:27 p.m. 269 HH Bidthanapally
PHY 1510 Introductory Physics I IP 4 30573 MWR 9:45-11:50 a.m. 190 HH Puwal
PHY 1610 Fundamentals of Physics I IP 4 30574 MWR 9:45-11:50 a.m. 190 HH Puwal
PHY 2995  Introduction to Research  AR 2-4    TBA      Staff 
PHY 4995  Independent Research  AR 3-6    TBA      Staff 
PHY 6996  Master of Science Res.  AR 1-12    TBA      Staff 
PHY 8999  Doctoral Research  AR 1-12    TBA      Staff 

Summer Schedule 2024, Part II: July 1, 2024 - August 21, 2024

Course Title Method Credits Section Number Days Time Room Instructor
PHY 1020 General Physics II FX 4 30195 TR 5:30-8:50 p.m. 190 HH Raman
PHY 1090 Principles of Physics II FX 4 30151 TR 5:30-8:50 p.m. 190 HH Raman
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II IP 1 30196 MW 12:30-2:57 p.m. 269 HH Crea
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II IP 1 30197 MW 3:30-5:57 p.m. 269 HH Crea
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II IP 1 30198 TR 10 a.m.-12:27 p.m. 269 HH Bidthanapally
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II IP 1 31975 TR 1:00-3:27 p.m. 269 HH Bidthanapally
PHY 1520 Introductory Physics II IP 4 30199 MWR 9:45-11:50 a.m. 190 HH Puwal
PHY 1620 Fundamentals of Physics II IP 4 30152 MWR 9:45-11:50 a.m. 190 HH Puwal
PHY 2995 Introduction to Research AR 2-4   TBA     Staff
PHY 4995 Independent Research AR 3-6   TBA     Staff
PHY 6996 Master of Science Res. AR 1-12   TBA     Staff
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research AR 1-12   TBA     Staff

Fall Schedule 2024: September 4, 2024 - December 14, 2024

Course Title Credits Section # Days Time Room Instructor
PHY 1010 General Physics I 4 42666 MWF 2:40-3:47 p.m.

190 HH

Raman
PHY 1010 General Physics I 4 41178 TR  10-11:47 a.m.  190 HH Castoldi
PHY 1010
 
General Physics I 4 41177 MW 5:30-7:17 p.m.

190 HH

Cholis 
PHY 1020
 
General Physics II 41111 MWF  12-1:07 p.m.

190 HH

Puwal
PHY 1040  Astronomy: Sol. Sys.  40695   Online    Castoldi 
GEO 1060  Earth Science/Phy Geo  40139 MWF  9:20-10:27 a.m.  195 HH Puwal
PHY 1060 Earth Science/Phy Geo 4 40004 MWF  9:20-10:27 a.m.  195 HH Puwal
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 42767 M 12-2:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 43050 M 5:30-7:57 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 42768 T 10 a.m.-12:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 42769 T 3-5:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 42770 W 8-10:27 a.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 42771 W 12-2:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 43051 R 10 a.m.-12:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 42772 R 3-5:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1110  General Physics Lab II 1 41069 M 3-5:27 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1110  General Physics Lab II   1 41196 T 10 a.m.-12:27 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1110  General Physics Lab II   1 41197 W 3-5:27 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1200 Physics of Everyday Life 4 42111 TR 10-11:47 a.m. 64 MSC Rojo
PHY 1310 Physics in Medicine 4 44484 MWF CANCELED   Puwal
PHY 1310 Physics in Medicine 4 44886 TR 8:00-9:47 a.m. 187 MSC Puwal
PHY 1510 Introductory Physics I 4 42667 MWF 8-9:07 a.m. 190 HH Puwal
PHY 1510  Introductory Physics I 4 41112 TR 1-2:47 p.m. 190 HH Rojo
PHY 1520
 
Introductory Physics II 41113 TR  3-4:47 p.m. 190 HH Khain
PHY 2995  Introduction to Research  2-4    TBA      Staff 
PHY 3060 Observ. Astronomy 2 44485 M 7:30-9:17 p.m. 101 MSC Cholis
PHY 3070 Geophysics 4 44486 TR 1:00-2:47 p.m. 237 DH Puwal
PHY 3170 Modern Physics Lab 2 41287 T 8-11:59 a.m. 68 MSC Tonyushkin
PHY 3250  Biological Physics  40766 MWF  9:20-10:27 a.m.  225 HH Surdutovich
PHY 3510  Intermed. Theoretical Phy.  40676 MWF 10:40-11:47 a.m. 187 MSC Surdutovich
PHY 3610  Mechanics I  40214 TR 5:30-7:17 p.m.  202 DH Khain
PHY 3710  Modern Physics  40005 TR  3-4:47 p.m.  364 MSC Tonyushkin
PHY 4970 Undergraduate Seminar 3 40234 R 12-2:50 p.m. 185 MSC Tyberkevych
PHY 4995  Independent Research  3-6    TBA       
PHY 5450 Physics of NMR and MRI 4 42664 TR 1:00-2:47 p.m.
220 HH Xia
PHY 5520 Theoretical Physics 4 42868 TR 10:00-11:47 a.m. 376 MSC Tyberkevych
PHY 5530 Numerical Methods 4 44487 MW 5:30-7:17 p.m. 204 DH Surdutovich
PHY 5900 ST: Phy Ferroic & Mag Mat 4 44843 F 9:30a-12:50p Online Srinivasan
PHY 6730 Quantum Mechanics 4 44488 TR 5:30-7:17 p.m. 130 MSC Garfinkle
PHY 6940 Seminar 1 40236 R 12:00-1:00 p.m. 185 MSC Tyberkevych
PHY 6996 Master of Science Research 1-12 40087 TBA     Garfinkle
PHY 6996  Master of Science Research  1-12  43729 TBA      Srinivasan
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 44489 TBA     Srinivasan
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 43251 TBA     Tonyushkin
PHY 8999  Doctoral Research  1-12  40625 TBA      Tyberkevych
PHY 8999  Doctoral Research  1-12  40626 TBA      Xia 

Winter Schedule 2025: January 6, 2025 - April 26, 2025

Course Title Credits Section # Days Times Room Instructor
PHY 1010 General Physics I 4 11203 MWF 12:00-1:07 p.m. 190 HH Raman
PHY 1010 General Physics I 4 11244   Online Online Castoldi
PHY 1020 General Physics II 4 11131 MWF 8:00-9:07 a.m. 190 HH Puwal
PHY 1020 General Physics II 4 11132 TR 10:00-11:47 a.m. 190 HH Khain
PHY 1050 Astronomy: Stars/Gal. 4 10599   Online Online Castoldi
PHY 1060 Earth Science/Phy Geo 4 10515 MWF 9:20-10:27 a.m. 190 HH Puwal
GEO 1060 Earth Science/Phy Geo 4 10516 MWF 9:20-10:27 a.m. 190 HH Puwal
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 11218 T 10:00-12:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 11050 W 3:00-5:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 12867 R 10:00-12:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 12868 R 3:00-5:27 p.m. 120 HH Castoldi
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I 1 11217   Online Online Castoldi
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II 1 11219 M 1:20-3:47 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II 1 11220 M 5:30-7:57 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II 1 11222 T 1:00-3:27 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II 1 11223 W 1:20-3:47 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II 1 14026 W 5:30-7:47 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II 1 11224 R 1:00-3:27 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II 1 11051 F 1:20-3:47 p.m. 269 HH Srinivasan
PHY 1200 Physics of Everyday Life 4 12328 TR 10:00-11:47 a.m. 64 MSC Rojo
PHY 1510 Introductory Physics I 4 11349 MWF 1:20-2:27 p.m. 190 HH Tyberkevych
PHY 1510 Introductory Physics I 4 11484 TR 1:00-2:47 p.m. 190 HH Puwal
PHY 1520 Introductory Physics II 4 11133 MWF 10:40-11:47 a.m. 190 HH Raman
PHY 1520 Introductory Physics II 4 11485 TR 3:00-4:47 p.m. 190 HH Puwal
PHY 2995 Introduction to Research 2-4   TBA     Staff
PHY 3040 Astrophysics I 4 14027 MWF 1:20-2:27 p.m. 123 HH Cholis
PHY 3180 Nuclear Physics Lab 2 14028 T 8:00-12:00 a.m. 70 MSC Wang
PHY 3260 Medical Physics 4 12032 MWF 2:40-3:47 p.m. 237 DH Surdutovich
PHY 3660 Vibrations and Waves 4 11165 TR 10:00-11:47 a.m. 113 HH Slavin
PHY 3720 Nuclear Physics 4 14029 MWF 8:00-9:07 a.m. 136B DH Wang
PHY 3810
Electricity and Magnetism 4 11263 TR 3:00-4:47 p.m. 204 DH Khain
PHY 4720
Quantum Mechanics 4 14030 MWF 10:40-11:47 a.m. 384 MSC Surdutovich
PHY 4905 ST: Cancer 4 13939 TR 8:00-9:47 a.m. 136B DH Puwal
PHY 4970 Undergraduate Seminar 3 10383 R 12:00-2:50 p.m. 185 MSC Slavin
PHY 4995 Independent Research 3-6   TBA     Staff
PHY 5220 Statistical Thermodyanamics 4 14031 TR 3:00-4:47 p.m. 113 HH Tonyushkin
PHY 5300 Bioelectric Phenomena 4 14032 MW 5:30-7:17 p.m. 364 MSC Surdutovich
PHY 5620 Mechanics II 4 14033 TR 1:00-2:47 p.m. 136B DH Rojo
PHY 5900 ST: General Relativity 4 13874 MWF 1:20-2:27 p.m. 237 DH Garfinkle
PHY 5900 ST: Quantum Computing 4 14034 MW 3:30-5:17 p.m. 136B DH Tyberkevych
PHY 6940 Seminar 1 10011 R 12:00-1:00 p.m. 185 MSC Slavin
PHY 6996 Master of Science Res. 1-12 10012 TBA     Garfinkle
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 14035       Srinivasan
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 14036       Tonyushkin
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 10657 TBA     Tyberkevych
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 10658 TBA     Xia

Department of Physics

Mathematics and Science Center, Room 190
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309
(location map)
(248) 370-3416
Fax: (248) 370-3408


Department Chair:
Professor Andrei Slavin

Society of Physics Students:
Office: 288 Hannah Hall (HH)