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Department of Physics

Mathematics and Science Center, Room 190
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309
(location map)
(248) 370-3416
Fax: (248) 370-3408
searight@oakland.edu

Department Chair:
Professor Andrei Slavin

Society of Physics Students:
Office: 288 Hannah Hall (HH)

Department of Physics

Mathematics and Science Center, Room 190
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309
(location map)
(248) 370-3416
Fax: (248) 370-3408
searight@oakland.edu

Department Chair:
Professor Andrei Slavin

Society of Physics Students:
Office: 288 Hannah Hall (HH)

Course Schedules

The Department of Physics offers a range of courses and scheduling options. For the most recent availability, please review the upcoming semesters.

Syllabi are available upon request. Please contact the faculty member teaching the course.

Fall Schedule 2023

Fall Schedule 2023: September 6, 2023 - December 16, 2023

CourseTitleCreditsSection #DaysTimeRoomInstructor
PHY 1010General Physics I443239MWF2:40-3:47 p.m.

190 HH

Raman
PHY 1010General Physics I441417TR 10-11:47 a.m. 190 HHCastoldi
PHY 1010
 
General Physics I441416MW5:30-7:17 p.m.

190 HH

Cholis 
PHY 1020
 
General Physics II41337MWF 12-1:07 p.m.

190 HH

Puwal
PHY 1040 Astronomy: Sol. Sys. 40830 Online  Castoldi 
GEO 1060 Earth Science/Phy Geo 40167MWF 9:20-10:27 a.m. 190 HHPuwal
PHY 1060Earth Science/Phy Geo440005MWF 9:20-10:27 a.m. 190 HHPuwal
PHY 1080Principles of Physics I443230MWF2:40-3:47 p.m.

190 HH

Raman
PHY 1080Principles of Physics I441336TR10-11:47 a.m.

190 HH

Castoldi
PHY 1080Principles of Physics I441335MW5:30-7:17 p.m.

190 HH

Cholis
PHY 1090Principles of Physics II441338MWF12-1:07 p.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143357M12-2:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143785M5:30-7:57 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143358T10 a.m.-12:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143359T3-5:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143360W8-10:27 a.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143361W12-2:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143787R10 a.m.-12:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143363R3-5:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II141278M3-5:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II  141437T10 a.m.-12:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II  141438W3-5:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1200Physics of Everyday Life442525TR10-11:47 a.m.64 MSCRojo
PHY 1510Introductory Physics I443241MWF8-9:07 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1510 Introductory Physics I441339TR1-2:47 p.m.190 HHTonyushkin
PHY 1520
 
Introductory Physics II41341TR 3-4:47 p.m.190 HHKhain
PHY 1610Fundamentals of Physics I443242MWF8-9:07 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1610Fundamentals of Physics I441340TR 1-2:47 p.m.190 HHTonyushkin
PHY 1620Fundamentals of Physics II441342TR3-4:47 p.m.190 HHKhain
PHY 2995 Introduction to Research 2-4  TBA   Staff 
PHY 3080Physical Geography443494TR1:00-2:47 p.m.123 HHPuwal
PHY 3170Modern Physics Lab241562T8-11:59 a.m.68 MSCWang
PHY 3250 Biological Physics 40918MWF 9:20-10:27 a.m. 113 MSCSurdutovich
PHY 3510 Intermed. Theoretical Phy. 40806MWF10:40-11:47 a.m.237 DHSurdutovich
PHY 3610 Mechanics I 40255TR5:30-7:17 p.m. 190 HHKhain
PHY 3710 Modern Physics 40006TR 3-4:47 p.m. 364 MSCWang
PHY 4210Thermodynamics444557TR1:00-2:47 p.m.364 MSCRojo
PHY 4970Undergraduate Seminar340275R12-2:50 p.m.185 MSCTyberkevych
PHY 4995 Independent Research 3-6  TBA    
PHY 5250Radiation Biophysics443495MW5:30-7:17 p.m.233 HHSurdutovich
PHY 5450Physics of NMR and MRI443232TR1-2:47 p.m.
220 HHXia
PHY 5520Theoretical Physics443496TR10:00-11:47 a.m.376 MSCTyberkevych
PHY 5650Physics of Continuous Media443497MWCANCELED378 MSCCholis
PHY 5830Classical Electrodyn.445692TR5:30-7:17 p.m.386 MSCGarfinkle
PHY 5900ST: Cosmology445657MW3:30-5:17 p.m.378 MSCCholis
PHY 6730Quantum Mechanics442974TRCANCELED386 MSCGarfinkle
PHY 6940Seminar140277R12-1 p.m.185 MSCTyberkevych
PHY 6996 Master of Science Research 1-12  TBA   Staff
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1244137TBA  Tonyushkin
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 40749TBA   Tyberkevych
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 40750TBA   Xia 
Winter 2024

Winter Schedule 2024: January 4, 2024 - April 24, 2024

CourseTitleCreditsSection #DaysTimesRoomInstructor
PHY 1010General Physics I411461MWF12:00-1:07 p.m.190 HHRaman
PHY 1010General Physics I411525OnlineCastoldi
PHY 1020General Physics II411364MWF8:00-9:07 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1020General Physics II411366TR10:00-11:47 a.m.190 HHKhain
PHY 1050Astronomy: Stars/Gal.410721OnlineCastoldi
PHY 1060Earth Science/Phy Geo410624MWF9:20-10:27 a.m.190 HHPuwal
GEO 1060Earth Science/Phy Geo410625MWF9:20-10:27 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1080Principles of Physics I411363MWF12:00-1:07 p.m.190 HHRaman
PHY 1080Principles of Physics I411736OnlineCastoldi
PHY 1090Principles of Physics II411365MWF8:00-9:07 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1090Principles of Physics II411367TR10:00-11:47 a.m.190 HHKhain
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I111486T10:00-12:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I111277W3:00-5:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I113705R10:00-12:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I113706R3:00-5:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I111485OnlineCastoldi
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111488M1:20-3:47 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111489M5:30-7:57 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111492T1:00-3:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111493W1:20-3:47 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II115334W5:30-7:47 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111496R1:00-3:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111278F1:20-3:47 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1200Physics of Everyday Life412949TR10:00-11:47 a.m.64 MSCRojo
PHY 1510Introductory Physics I411669MWF1:20-2:27 p.m.190 HHTyberkevych
PHY 1510Introductory Physics I411868TR1:00-2:47 p.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1520Introductory Physics II411368MWF10:40-11:47 a.m.190 HHSurdutovich
PHY 1520Introductory Physics II411870TR3:00-4:47 p.m.190 HHRojo
PHY 1610Fund. of Physics I411670MWF1:20-2:27 p.m.190 HHTyberkevych
PHY 1610Fund. of Physics I411869TR1:00-2:47 p.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1620Fund. of Physics II411369MWF10:40-11:47 a.m.190 HHSurdutovich
PHY 1620Fund. of Physics II411871TR3:00-4:47 p.m.190 HHRojo
PHY 2995Introduction to Research2-4TBAStaff
PHY 3050Astrophysics II413856MWF1:20-2:27 p.m.229 DHCholis
PHY 3260Medical Physics412554MWF2:40-3:47 p.m.364 MSCSurdutovich
PHY 3310Optics413355MWF8:00-9:07 a.m.113 HHWang
PHY 3660Vibrations and Waves411414TR10:00-11:47 a.m.229 DHSlavin
PHY 3810Electricity and Magnetism411549TR3:00-4:47 p.m.204 DHKhain
PHY 4180Modern Optics Lab214761T8:00-12:00 a.m.62 MSCWang
PHY 4905ST: Cancer414762TRCANCELEDPuwal
PHY 4905ST: Cancer & Pre-Clinical Physics415220TR8:00-9:47 a.m.136B DHPuwal
PHY 4970Undergraduate Seminar310459R12:00-2:50 p.m.185 MSCSlavin
PHY 4995Independent Research3-6TBAStaff
PHY 5420Advance Electronics414763TRCANCELED378 MSCTonyushkin
PHY 5420Advanced Electronics415315TR5:30-7:17 p.m.376 MSCTonyushkin
PHY 5480Adv. Electronics Lab214764F8:00-12:00 a.m.66 MSCTonyushkin
PHY 5740Intro. to Solid State Phy414765MW5:30-7:17 p.m.386 MSCSurdutovich
PHY 5830Classical Electrodyn.413858TRCANCELED113 HHRojo
PHY 5900ST: General Relativity415153TR3:00-4:47 p.m.113 HHGarfinkle
PHY 6940Seminar110015R12:00-1:00 p.m.185 MSCSlavin
PHY 6996Master of Science Res.1-1210016TBAGarfinkle
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1215335Srinivasan
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1215350Tonyushkin
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1210791TBATyberkevych
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1210792TBAXia
Summer Schedule 2024, Part I

Summer Schedule 2024, Part I: May 6, 2024 - June 26, 2024

CourseTitleMethodCreditsSection #DaysTimeRoomInstructor
PHY 1010General Physics IIP430193TR5:30-8:50 p.m.
190 HHWang
PHY 1010General Physics IOA430568 Online Castoldi
PHY 1020General Physics IIIP430570MWR12-2:05 p.m.190 HHSurdutovich
GEO 1060Earth Science/Phy GeoOA430765 Online Castoldi
PHY 1060Earth Science/Phy GeoOA430236 Online Castoldi
PHY 1080Principles of Physics IIP430150TR5:30-8:50 p.m.190 HHWang
PHY 1080Principles of Physics IOA430569 Online Castoldi
PHY 1090Principles of Physics IIIP430571MWR12-2:05 p.m.190 HHSurdutovich
PHY 1100 General Physics Lab I  IP130194MW2-4:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab IIP130585TR12-2:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab IIP130586TR3-5:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1110  General Physics Lab II IP130582MW3-5:27 p.m.269 HHBidthanapally
PHY 1510Introductory Physics IIP430573MWR9:45-11:50 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1610Fundamentals of Physics IIP430574MWR9:45-11:50 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 2995 Introduction to Research AR2-4  TBA   Staff 
PHY 4995 Independent Research AR3-6  TBA   Staff 
PHY 6996 Master of Science Res. AR1-12  TBA   Staff 
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research AR1-12  TBA   Staff 
Summer Schedule 2024, Part II

Summer Schedule 2024, Part II: July 1, 2024 - August 21, 2024

CourseTitleMethodCreditsSection NumberDaysTimeRoomInstructor
PHY 1020General Physics IIFX430195TR5:30-8:50 p.m.190 HHRaman
PHY 1090Principles of Physics IIFX430151TR5:30-8:50 p.m.190 HHRaman
PHY 1110General Physics Lab IIIP130196MW12:30-2:57 p.m.269 HHCrea
PHY 1110General Physics Lab IIIP130197MW3:30-5:57 p.m.269 HHCrea
PHY 1110General Physics Lab IIIP130198TR10 a.m.-12:27 p.m.269 HHBidthanapally
PHY 1110General Physics Lab IIIP131975TR1:00-3:27 p.m.269 HHBidthanapally
PHY 1520Introductory Physics IIIP430199MWR9:45-11:50 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1620Fundamentals of Physics IIIP430152MWR9:45-11:50 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 2995Introduction to ResearchAR2-4TBAStaff
PHY 4995Independent ResearchAR3-6TBAStaff
PHY 6996Master of Science Res.AR1-12TBAStaff
PHY 8999Doctoral ResearchAR1-12TBAStaff
Fall Schedule 2024

Fall Schedule 2024: September 4, 2024 - December 14, 2024

CourseTitleCreditsSection #DaysTimeRoomInstructor
PHY 1010General Physics I442666MWF2:40-3:47 p.m.

190 HH

Raman
PHY 1010General Physics I441178TR 10-11:47 a.m. 190 HHCastoldi
PHY 1010
 
General Physics I441177MW5:30-7:17 p.m.

190 HH

Cholis 
PHY 1020
 
General Physics II41111MWF 12-1:07 p.m.

190 HH

Puwal
PHY 1040 Astronomy: Sol. Sys. 40695 Online  Castoldi 
GEO 1060 Earth Science/Phy Geo 40139MWF 9:20-10:27 a.m. 190 HHPuwal
PHY 1060Earth Science/Phy Geo440004MWF 9:20-10:27 a.m. 190 HHPuwal
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I142767M12-2:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143050M5:30-7:57 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I142768T10 a.m.-12:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I142769T3-5:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I142770W8-10:27 a.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I142771W12-2:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I143051R10 a.m.-12:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I142772R3-5:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II141069M3-5:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II  141196T10 a.m.-12:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110 General Physics Lab II  141197W3-5:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1200Physics of Everyday Life442111TR10-11:47 a.m.64 MSCRojo
PHY 1310Physics in Medicine444484MWF1:20-2:27 p.m.Puwal
PHY 1510Introductory Physics I443241MWF8-9:07 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1510 Introductory Physics I441339TR1-2:47 p.m.190 HHRojo
PHY 1520
 
Introductory Physics II41341TR 3-4:47 p.m.190 HHKhain
PHY 2995 Introduction to Research 2-4  TBA   Staff 
PHY 3060Observ. Astronomy244485M7:30-9:17 p.m.101 MSCCholis
PHY 3070Geophysics444486TR1:00-2:47 p.m.Puwal
PHY 3170Modern Physics Lab241287T8-11:59 a.m.68 MSCTonyushkin
PHY 3250 Biological Physics 40766MWF 9:20-10:27 a.m. 113 MSCSurdutovich
PHY 3510 Intermed. Theoretical Phy. 40676MWF10:40-11:47 a.m.102 HHSurdutovich
PHY 3610 Mechanics I 40214TR5:30-7:17 p.m. 190 HHKhain
PHY 3710 Modern Physics 40005TR 3-4:47 p.m. 364 MSCTonyushkin
PHY 4970Undergraduate Seminar340234R12-2:50 p.m.185 MSCTyberkevych
PHY 4995 Independent Research 3-6  TBA    
PHY 5450Physics of NMR and MRI442664TR1-2:47 p.m.
220 HHXia
PHY 5520Theoretical Physics442868TR10:00-11:47 a.m.376 MSCTyberkevych
PHY 5530Numerical Methods444487MW5:30-7:17 p.m.233 HHSurdutovich
PHY 5900ST: Phy Ferroic & Mag Mat444843F9:30a-12:50pSrinivasan
PHY 6730Quantum Mechanics444488TR5:30-7:17 p.m.386 MSCGarfinkle
PHY 6940Seminar140236R12:00-1:00 p.m.185 MSCTyberkevych
PHY 6996Master of Science Research1-1240087TBAGarfinkle
PHY 6996 Master of Science Research 1-12 43729TBA   Srinivasan
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1244489TBASrinivasan
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1243251TBA  Tonyushkin
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 40625TBA   Tyberkevych
PHY 8999 Doctoral Research 1-12 40626TBA   Xia 
Winter Schedule 2025

Winter Schedule 2025: January 6, 2025 - April 26, 2025

CourseTitleCreditsSection #DaysTimesRoomInstructor
PHY 1010General Physics I411203MWF12:00-1:07 p.m.190 HHRaman
PHY 1010General Physics I411244OnlineCastoldi
PHY 1020General Physics II411131MWF8:00-9:07 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1020General Physics II411132TR10:00-11:47 a.m.190 HHKhain
PHY 1050Astronomy: Stars/Gal.410599OnlineCastoldi
PHY 1060Earth Science/Phy Geo410515MWF9:20-10:27 a.m.190 HHPuwal
GEO 1060Earth Science/Phy Geo410516MWF9:20-10:27 a.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I111218T10:00-12:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I111050W3:00-5:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I112867R10:00-12:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I112868R3:00-5:27 p.m.120 HHCastoldi
PHY 1100General Physics Lab I111217OnlineCastoldi
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111219M1:20-3:47 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111220M5:30-7:57 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111222T1:00-3:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111223W1:20-3:47 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II114026W5:30-7:47 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111224R1:00-3:27 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1110General Physics Lab II111051F1:20-3:47 p.m.269 HHSrinivasan
PHY 1200Physics of Everyday Life412328TR10:00-11:47 a.m.64 MSCRojo
PHY 1510Introductory Physics I411349MWF1:20-2:27 p.m.190 HHTyberkevych
PHY 1510Introductory Physics I411484TR1:00-2:47 p.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 1520Introductory Physics II411133MWF10:40-11:47 a.m.190 HHRaman
PHY 1520Introductory Physics II411485TR3:00-4:47 p.m.190 HHPuwal
PHY 2995Introduction to Research2-4TBAStaff
PHY 3040Astrophysics I414027MWF1:20-2:27 p.m.229 DHCholis
PHY 3180Nuclear Physics Lab214028T8:00-12:00 a.m.Wang
PHY 3260Medical Physics412032MWF2:40-3:47 p.m.102 HHSurdutovich
PHY 3660Vibrations and Waves411165TR10:00-11:47 a.m.229 DHSlavin
PHY 3720Nuclear Physics414029MWF8:00-9:07 a.m.Wang
PHY 3810
Electricity and Magnetism411263TR3:00-4:47 p.m. Khain
PHY 4720
Quantum Mechanics414030MWF10:40-11:47 a.m.Surdutovich
PHY 4905ST: Cancer413939TR8:00-9:47 a.m.136B DHPuwal
PHY 4970Undergraduate Seminar310383R12:00-2:50 p.m.185 MSCSlavin
PHY 4995Independent Research3-6TBAStaff
PHY 5220Statistical Thermodyanamics414031TR3:00-4:47 p.m.378 MSCTonyushkin
PHY 5300Bioelectric Phenomena414032MW5:30-7:17 p.m.386 MSCSurdutovich
PHY 5620Mechanics II414033TR1:00-2:47 p.m.Rojo
PHY 5900ST: General Relativity413874MWF1:20-2:27 p.m.113 HHGarfinkle
PHY 5900ST: Quantum Computing414034MW3:30-5:17 p.m.113 HHTyberkevych
PHY 6940Seminar110011R12:00-1:00 p.m.185 MSCSlavin
PHY 6996Master of Science Res.1-1210012TBAGarfinkle
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1214035Srinivasan
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1214036Tonyushkin
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1210657TBATyberkevych
PHY 8999Doctoral Research1-1210658TBAXia