First Year Physics Streams

The most common stream of first year physics for students in the physical sciences and engineering.

PHYS 120-3 Mechanics and Modern Physics

PHYS 121-3 Optics, Electricity and Magnetism

PHYS 132-1 Physics Laboratory I

PHYS 133-1 Physics Laboratory II

The most common stream of first year physics for students in the physical sciences and engineering.

PHYS 120-3 Mechanics and Modern Physics

PHYS 121-3 Optics, Electricity and Magnetism

PHYS 132-1 Physics Laboratory I

PHYS 133-1 Physics Laboratory II

Physics taught using biological examples.  Designed for students in bioscience, kinesiology or health sciences.

PHYS 101-3 Physics for the Life Sciences I

PHYS 102-3 Physics for the Life Sciences II

PHYS 132-1 Physics Laboratory I

PHYS 133-1 Physics Laboratory II

This is a hands-on laboratory-based course in the Physics studio on the Surrey campus suitable for students in any program of study.  Lecture and laboratory requirements are completed simultaneously.

PHYS 140-4 Studio Physics - Mechanics and Modern Physics

PHYS 141-4 Studio Physics - Optics, Electricity and Magnetism