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Updated: May, 2016. Send updates and inquiries to Robert.McCarthy@stonybrook.edu

Courses in red require minimal prerequisites and are primarily intended for non-science students. Click on course names to see the Bulletin descriptions, and on faculty names are to see the course syllabus.

Physics (PHY) course number
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
   Fall 2015 
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
Spring  2014
Fall 2013
   Spring 2013
PHY 112 Light, Color, Vision
Graf

Jung

Jung
McGrew
PHY 113 Physics of Sports
PHY 115 Lab
Jung

Jung

Jung

Jung

Jung

Jung

Jung

Jung


PHY 119 Physics for Environmental Studies
Graf


Graf
Graf, Bowman


PHY 121 Physics for Life Sciences I
PHY 123 Lab
Hobbbs,Tsybychev
Kelly

Dehmelt
Kelly
Pascuzzi

Dehmelt
Hobbs, Wilking
Kelly

Deshpande
Kelly

Pascuzzi

Deshpande

Tsybychev

Deshpande
Kelly
Rijssenbeek
Engelman, Hobbs

Koch
Kelly Rijssenbeek
PHY 122 Physics for Life Sciences II
PHY 124 Lab
Pascuzzi

Dehmelt
MGgrew
Hobbs,Wilking

Dehmelt
Hobbs,Wilking

Pascuzzi

Deshpande

Rijssenbeek
McGrew
Deshpande
Pascuzzi

Deshpande
Hobbs, Engelmann, Tsybychev Kelly
Rijssenbeek
Hobbs, Engelman Tsybychev
PHY 125 Classical Physics A Liu
Liu
Lee
Graf
Lee
Graf Lee
Graf
PHY 126 Classical Physics B Lee

McGrew


McGrew

McGrew


PHY 127 Classical Physics C
Lee

Lee

Lee
Lee
PHY 131 Classical Physics I Hemmick

Dawber
Koch
Hemmick

Dawber
Koch
Hemmick
Kelly
Dawber
Pascuzzi Hemmick, Stephens
Pascuzzi
Physics 133 Classical Physics Lab 1 Dehmelt

Dawber
Dehmelt
Deshpande
Dawber
Deshpande
Deshpande Koch Koch
Koch
PHY 132 Classical Physics II Rijssenbeek
Hemmick
Fernandez-Serra
Teaney

Koch
Hemmick
Kelly
Stephens
Koch Hemmick
Stephens
Pascuzzi
Hemmick,
Stephens

PHY 134, Classical Physics Lab II Dehmelt
Dehmelt
Fernandez-Serra
Teaney

Deshpande
Deshpande
Deshpande Koch Koch
Koch
PHY 141 Classical Physics I Honors Kiryluk

Fernandez-Serra

Rijssenbeek

Dawber


PHY 142 Classical Physics II Honors
Kumar

Kumar

Dawber
Dawber

PHY 191/192 Transitional Study
McCarthy
McCarthy

McCarthy

McCarthy
McCarthy Deshpande
Deshpande
Deshpande

PHY 231
Physics for
Future Presidents

Sprouse
Sprouse
Sprouse







PHY 237/ATM 237 World Climate and Atmosphere

Black


Black


Black

Black
PHY 251 Modern Physics
PHY 252Lab
Kumar
Kiryluk
Kiryluk
Du
Allen
Du Kiryluk
Du
PHY 277 Computation for Physics and Astronomy Swesty
Swesty


Swesty


Swesty
Swesty
Swesty Fernandez-Serra
Swesty
PHY 287 Introduction to Research
By arrangement with instructor
McCarthy
McCarthy
McCarthy
McCarthy
McCarthy Deshpande
Deshpande
Deshpande

PHY 291 Transitional Study
McCarthy
McCarthy
McCarthy
McCarthy
McCarthy Deshpande Deshpande Deshpande
PHY 300 Waves and Optics Schneble
Metcalf

Weinacht

Metcalf
Schneble Weinacht Metcalf
Weinacht
PHY 301 Electromagnetic Theory I Goldman

Figueroa Barragan

Goldman
Goldman


PHY 302 Electromagnetic Theory II
Goldman

Goldman

Gonzalez-Garcia
Gonzalez-Garcia
PHY 303 Mechanics Rocek


Rocek


Rocek

Rocek


PHY 306 Thermal Physics
Averin

Fernandez-Serra

Fernandez-Serra
Fernandez-Serra
PHY 307 Physical and Methematical  Foundations of Quantum Mechanics Goldhaber

Goldhaber

Goldhaber
Goldhaber


PHY308 Quantum Physics
Wei

Wei

Goldman
Goldman
PHY311 Connections in Science


Kopp

Mendez

Allen


PHY313
Mystery of Matter
Deshpande
Deshpande


Jacak
Kiryluk
Jacak Jacak
Jacak

PHY335 Electronics and Instrumentation Lab Wilking
Gurvitch
Gurvitch
Gurvitch
Gurvitch
Gurvitch Gurvitch
Gurvitch
PHY382 The Quantum Moment: Quantum Mechanics in Philosophy, Culture and Life



Crease
Goldhaber

Crease
Goldhaber


PHY405 Advanced Quantum Physics Herzog

Goldman

Averin
Tsybychev


PHY408 Relativity
Shuryak







PHY431 Nuclear and Particle Physics
Shrock

Essig

Essig
Essig
PHY 445/PHY 515 Senior Laboratory FigueroaBarragan
Gurvitch
Lefferts
Schneble
Du
Lefferts

Du
Allison
Lefferts

Aronson
Allison
Lefferts
Schneble
Du
Lefferts
McCarthy
Allison
Aronson
McCarthy
Schneble
Du
McCarthy, Schneble, Aronson
PHY447 Tutorial in Advanced Topics
By arrangement with instructor
McCarthy
McCarthy
McCarthy
McCarthy
McCarthy Deshpande
Deshpande
Deshpande

PHY 451
Quantum Electronics



Schneble

Schneble

Metcalf

PHY452 Lasers Metcalf

Metcalf

Figueroa
Barragan

Figueroa Barragan


PHY472 Solid State Physic Fernandez-Serra

Allen




Allen
PHY 487 Research McCarthy
McCarthy

McCarthy

McCarthy
McCarthy Deshpande Deshpande
Deshpande


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Courses in red require minimal prerequisites and are primarily intended for non-science students.Click on the course names to see the Bulletin descriptions, and on the faculty names to see the course syllabus.

Astronomy (AST) course
Fall2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Spring 2013

AST 100
Astronomy Today
van der Linden
TBA

Zingale
Lattimer

Zingale

Lattimer


AST 101
Introduction to Astronomy
Koda
Lanzetta
Perna
Perna
Koda Koda Koda
       Walter
AST 105
Introduction to the Solar System
Lanzetta
Perna
Walter
Zingale
Walter
Zingale Lanzetta
         Calder

AST 112
Astronomy Lab
Koda
Perna
Perna
Perna
Koda Koda
Koda
Walter

AST 200
Intro to Astronomy Research

Walter

Calder

Calder
Koda
Zingale

         Lattimer

AST 203
 Astronomy

Calder

Calder

Calder
Koda

AST 205
Introduction to Planetary Sciences
Zingale

Calder

Zingale




AST 248
Search for Life in the Universe
Calder
Lattimer
Lattimer
Lattimer
Walter
Lanzetta Calder
         Lattimer
AST 287 Introductory Research
in Astronomy by arrangement
with the instructor
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Zingale
McCarthy
Zingale
Deshpande
Lattimer
Deshpande
       Lattimer,
      Deshpande

AST 301
Collisions in the Solar System



Lattimer





AST 341
Stars and Radiation
Perna



Perna




AST 346
Galaxies



Lanzetta



       Lanzetta
AST 347
Cosmology


Sehgal



Sehgal


AST 389
Science Fiction

Walter



Walter


AST 443
Observational Techniques
von der Linden

Lanzetta

Koda

Walter
         Metchev

AST 447
Senior Tutorial in Astronomy
By arrangement with instructor
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Zingale
McCarthy
Zingale
Deshpande
Lattimer
Deshpande
Lattimer
Deshpande

AST 487
Senior Research in Astronomy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Lattimer
McCarthy
Zingale
McCarthy
Zingale
Deshpande
Lattimer
Deshpande
Lattimer
Deshpende

Americans with Disabilities Act

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Students requiring emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their needs with their professors and Disability Support Services.

Academic Integrity

Each student must pursue his or her academic goals honestly and be personally accountable for all submitted work. Representing another person's work as your own is always wrong. Faculty are required to report any suspected instances of academic dishonesty to the Academic Judiciary. For more comprehensive information on academic integrity, including categories of academic dishonesty, please refer to the academic judiciary website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/uaa/academicjudiciary.

Critical Incident Management

Stony Brook University expects students to respect the rights, privileges, and property of other people. Faculty are required to report to the Office of Judicial Affairs any disruptive behavior that interrupts their ability to teach, compromises the safety of the learning environment, or inhibits students' ability to learn.

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