Physics 211Physics 211 is the first course of the noncalculus based Introduction to Physics series. There is one 3hour laboratory each week. The text is College Physics by Serway and Vuille, 9^{th} edition (Volume 1 if you have the split editions). The course curriculum, a synopsis for the lab each week can be found at this site. The course will next be taught in the Fall of 2014. Physics 212Physics 212 is the second course of the noncalculus based Introduction to Physics series. There is one 3hour laboratory each week. The text is College Physics by Serway and Vuille, 9^{th} edition (Volume 2 if you have the split editions). The course curriculum and a synopsis for the lab each week can be found on at this site. The course instructor for the Spring of 2014 is Dr. David Smith. Physics 241Physics 241 is the first course in the calculusbased General Physics sequence. The text is University Physics (Thirteenth Edition) by Young and Freedman. The course curriculum and schedule can be found at this link. The course instructor for the Spring of 2014 is Dr. David Morris. Physics 242Physics 242 is the second course in the calculusbased General Physics sequence. The text is University Physics (Thirteenth Edition) by Young and Freedman. The course curriculum, schedule, the weekly Net Research, and the Puzzler can be found at this link. The course will next be taught in the Fall of 2014. Physics 311Physics 311 is Classical Mechanics I, which focuses on the statics and dynamics of rigid structures, particle systems, noninertial reference frames, Keplerian systems, and includes an introduction to Lagrangian mechanics The text is Classical Dynamics (Fourth Edition) by Marion and Thorton. The course will next be offered at a time TBA. Physics 321Physics 321 is Electromagnetism, an advance course in the study of static electric and magnetic fields (Laplace's and Poisson's equations), as well as electromagnetic radiation (Maxwell's equations). The text is Foundations of Electromagnetic Theory (4^{th} Edition), Reitz, Milford, Christy. The course will next be offered at a time TBA. Physics 341Physics 341 is Modern Physics, providing an overview of special and general relativity, quantum mechanics  with a focus on the simpler solutions to Schroeinger's wave equation, the hydrogen atom, statistical physics, nuclear structure and radioactivity, and elementary particle physics. The text is Modern Physics (Third Edition) by Kenneth Krane. The course instructor for the Spring of 2014 is Dr. David J Smith. Physics 351Physics 351 is the Modern physics laboratory course associated with PHY 341. There is no text, but the the laboratory exercises can be found at this link. The course instructor for the Spring of 2014 is Dr. Don Drost. Science 100 The Natural World: The CaribbeanSCI 100 is a 3hour introductory science course taken by all UVI freshman students. This course satisfies general education requirements. The lead instructor for the course varies from one semester to the next. Below are links to websites produced by some of these lead instructors. The course content varies slightly with each lead instructor, but focuses on Hurricanes, Tsunamis, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes. The course is maintain on Blackboard. The course instructor is Dr. Don Drost. Science 210  Introduction to MeteorologyScience 210, is a 4hour introductory meteorology course. This course satisfies general education requirements. It is an ADL course, with a weekly onehour tutorial. The textbook and companion study guide are Online Weather Studies Textbook and Investigations Manual  5th Ed by Joseph M. Moran. The St. Thomas professor is Dr. David J Smith. The course will be offered again in the Fall of 2014.
Science 301  Applications of Science in the Natural WorldScience 301, is a 3hour laboratory course that satisfies general education requirements. The subtitle and context for this course is "Building Your Island Home". There are two lectures per week which focus on presenting relevant scientific principles in material science, electricity, fluid dynamics, energy, and terrestrial science. Presently, this course is not being offered on the St. Thomas campus. It is being taught on the St. Croix campus by Dr. Michelle Peterson. For more information on the course, contact Dr. David J Smith.
Related SitesThe following is a list of sites used recently by the UVI Physics and Natural Science courses. Although the list is updated periodically, those sites not maintained by UVI may change at any time.
