PHYS 2212 (CRN 50276)
Principles of Physics II
3.0 semester credit
An introductory course
which will include electrostatics, electric current and circuits,
and electromagnetism, and may also include optics and modern
physics. Elementary calculus will be used.
Course Prerequisites and
2211, Principles of Physics I and
PHYS 2211L, Principles of Physics Laboratory I
2212L, Principles of Physics Laboratory II
Note: Due to the
co-requisite nature of PHYS 2212 and PHYS 2212L, students
dropping one of the two courses must also drop the other.
Notebook Computer Requirement:
Each CCSU student is required to have ready
access throughout the semester to a notebook computer that meets
faculty-approved hardware and software requirements for the
student's academic program. Students will sign a statement
attesting to such access. For further information on CCSU's
Official Notebook Computer Policy, please go to
Computer Skill Prerequisites:
Able to use the Windows TM operating system.
Able to use a the Microsoft Word TM word processing program.
Able to send and receive e-mail using the
Only use your CSU e-mail
account or the e-mail system included in D2L to communicate
academic information to your instructor.
Able to attach and
retrieve attached files via email.
Able to use a Web
In-class Use of Student Notebook
Student notebook computers
will not be used in the classroom in this course. Computers will
be required to access course materials and to communicate with
Program Learning Outcomes:
The Clayton State University Core
Curriculum outcomes (see Area D) are located in the Graduation
Requirements section of the
Academic Catalog and Student
PHYS 2212 is a
required course in the B.S. degree program in Chemistry. PHYS
apply knowledge of physics and mathematics to solve chemical
communicate scientific information in a clear and concise manner
both orally and in writing.
collect, evaluate and interpret scientific data, and employ
critical thinking to solve problems in chemistry and supporting
collaborate effectively on team-oriented
Course Learning Outcomes:
Course Outcome 1: Be
able to identify and describe the basic laws of electromagnetism,
optics and special relativity.
Course Outcome 2: Be
able to apply the basic laws of physics to the solution of
conceptual and quantitative problems.
Summer Semester 2019
Dr. Tatiana Krivosheev
phone: (678) 466-4783
fax: (678) 466-4899
Lakeview Discovery and
Science Center, Room 235K
Monday and Wednesday
9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Other times by
LDSC, Room 255
3:30 p.m. - 5:50
p.m. Monday and Wednesday
Text: University Physics with Modern
Edition) by Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman, Lewis Ford; Pearson
examinations: 2-75 minute exams @ 150 points
10 quizzes @ 15 points
exercises: 4 @ 25 points
fundamentals of study assignments will be administered. Quizzes
will be announced in advance. More than ten quizzes may be given;
the highest ten quiz scores will count towards the course grade.
examination will be comprehensive.
90 - 100%
80 - 89%
70 - 79%
60 - 69%
Mid-term Progress Report
The mid-term grade in this course, which will
be issued by June 17, reflects approximately 30% of the
entire course grade. Based on this grade, students may choose to
withdraw from the course and receive a grade of "W."
Students pursuing this option must fill out an official
withdrawal form, available in the Office of the Registrar, by
midpoint, which occurs on June 21, 2019.
Instructions for withdrawing are
provided at this link
The last day to withdraw without
academic accountability is Friday, June 21, 2019.