Courses by Semester

Physics 115 Spring 2020 Reference Page

Energy and Climate

Course Search & Enroll
Course Description Page
Instructors by Semester

Typically OfferedFall; Spring
StudentsUndergraduate, basic
BreadthPhysical Science
L&S CreditCounts for L&S degree
Gen-EdQuantitative Reasoning Part B

Introduction to energy, focusing on energy sources and their impacts on humans and the environment, particularly through climate change. Develop basic physics skills to form opinions on energy-related issues affecting the world as well as your own use of energy. Apply the physical principles of mechanics, heat, electricity, and atomic nuclei to various energy sources (fossil fuels, renewables, and nuclear) and their impacts.

Prerequisites: Satisfied Quantitative Reasoning (QR) A requirement. Not open to students with credit for PHYSICS 103, 201, 207, or 247.


001Justin VandenbrouckeMW 03:30 pm - 04:20 pm2241 Chamberlin


301Gage Bonner
Justin Vandenbroucke
R 01:20 pm - 02:10 pm2108 Chamberlin
302Gage Bonner
Justin Vandenbroucke
R 02:25 pm - 03:15 pm2108 Chamberlin
304Gage Bonner
Justin Vandenbroucke
F 11:00 am - 11:50 am2108 Chamberlin