Course Descriptions

Principles of Physics II and LAB – PHYS 2212K


An introductory course that will include material from electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics. Elementary differential and integral calculus will be used. This course has a laboratory component that requires a lab kit.

Students enrolling in eCore lab science courses are advised to consult with transferring institution to determine transferability of course credits.

Important Lab Information (Spring 2024 only)

This course requires lab materials and resources. Please access your course in GoView during the first week of class for information about lab materials and/or to complete the necessary order forms.

PHYS 2212K - Spring 2024

Course Instructor
PHYS 2212K 1AGSanjeev Arora
PHYS 2212K 1BGSanjay Prabhakar
PHYS 2212K 1CGJuan Gomez
PHYS 2212K 1DGSanjeev Arora

Credit Hours


  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

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Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the laws and concepts associated with physics by solving word problems.
  • Perform simple laboratories and reach appropriate conclusions.
  • Write clear, concise laboratory reports.
  • Represent data graphically by hand and computer.
  • Unit 1: Electric Field and Electric Force
  • Unit 2: Gauss's Law & Electric Potential
  • Unit 3: Electrical Current and Circuits
  • Unit 4: Magnetic Fields
  • Unit 5: Electromagnetic Induction
  • Unit 6: The Nature of Light and Optics

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Attendance Verification - 1%
  • Participation & Discussions - 9%
  • Homework - 25%
  • Labs - 20%
  • Quizzes - 15%
  • Proctored Midterm Exam - 15%
  • Final Exam - 15%

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