Course Syllabus

NOTE: List is still in progress

Please note: the syllabi found here are for reference only and may not be up-to-date.

For more details, please see this year's Academic Calendar for Physics and Atmospheric Science.

Course number

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Course name


PHYC 0010   University Prep Physics Fall
PHYC 1190 Introduction to Physics
PHYC 1290 Introduction to Physics Winter
PHYC 1310X/Y Physics In and Around You F/W
PHYC 1320 Physics In and Around You F/W
PHYC 1450X/Y Astronomy: The Evolving Universe F/W
PHYC 1600 Understanding Weather Winter
PHYC 2050 Introduction to Numerical Programming Fall
PHYC 2140 Physics Tools: Theory Fall
PHYC 2150 Physics Tools: Experiment Winter
PHYC 2250 Physics of Biological and Medical Technology Winter
PHYC 2310 Energy and the Environment Winter
PHYC 2451 Astronomy I: The Sky and Planets Fall
PHYC 2452 Astronomy II: Stars and Beyond Winter
PHYC 2510 Electricity and Magnetism Winter
PHYC 2515 Modern Physics Fall
PHYC 2610 Introduction to Biomechanics  
PHYC 2800 Climate Change Fall
PHYC 2850 The Science and Economics of Climate Change  
PHYC 3000 Experimental Physics I Fall
PHYC 3010 Experimental Physics II Winter
PHYC 3050 Introduction to Numerical Programming Fall
PHYC 3180 Contemporary Physics Winter
PHYC 3200 Thermodynamics Fall
PHYC 3210 Statistical Mechanics Winter
PHYC 3250 Computational Methods in Physics Winter
PHYC 3303 Materials Science Fall
PHYC 3340 Electronics Fall
PHYC 3640 Quantum Physics I Fall
PHYC 3810 Microcomputers and the Real World  
PHYC 3900 Introduction to Soft Condensed Matter Physics Fall
PHYC 4098 The Physical Cosmology  
PHYC 4099 Stellar Structure and Evolution  
PHYC 4100 Electrodynamics Winter
PHYC 4151 Quantum Physics II Fall
PHYC 4160 Mathematical Methods of Physics Fall
PHYC 4180 Nuclear and Particle Physics Winter
PHYC 4230 Introduction to Condensed Matter Winter
PHYC 4250 Topics in Numerical Computing Winter
PHYC 4311 Fluid Dynamics  
PHYC 4411 Atmospheric Dynamics I Fall
PHYC 4412 Atmospheric Dynamics II Winter
PHYC 4460 Advanced Optics Winter
PHYC 4505 Atmospheric Physics Winter
PHYC 4520 Introduction to Atmospheric Science Fall
PHYC 4540 Synoptic Meteorology I Fall
PHYC 4550 Synoptic Meteorology II Winter
PHYC 4570 Light Scattering, Radiative Transfer, and Remote Sensing Winter
PHYC 4595/5595 Atmospheric Chemistry Fall
PHYC 4650 General Relativity  
PHYC 4660 Cosmology Winter
PHYC 4800X/Y Honours Research Project I Fall
PHYC 4850 Honours Research Project II Winter
PHYC 6201 Solid State Physics Winter
PHYC 6261 Statistical Mechanics I
PHYC 6301 Electrodynamics I Winter
PHYC 6580
(Aerosol &) Cloud (Micro)Physics Winter
PHYC 8891 Co-op Work-Term I  
PHYC 8892 Co-op Work-Term II  
PHYC 8893 Co-op Work Term III  
PHYC 8894 Co-op Work Term IV