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PH 122 - General Physics II (GT-SC1)

  • 5 credits

Electricity including electrostatics and simple circuits; magnetism; optics; nuclear physics, radiation; biological, physical examples (noncalculus).

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Biological/Physical Sciences (Category 3A) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Natural and Physical Sciences with Lab (GT-SC1).


PH 121 (General Physics I (GT-SCI))

Important Information

Must register for lecture, lab, and recitation. Credit not allowed for both PH 122 and PH 142.

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • College Physics, 4th Ed.
    Knight, Jones, Field

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

PH 122 Lab Kit


Emily Hardegree-Ullman
Emily Hardegree-Ullman

Emily Hardegree-Ullman is a professor of Astronomy and Physics at Colorado State University and is the Director of CSU's Madison-Macdonald Observatory. She earned her BS in Astronomy from the University of Arizona and her PhD in Multidisciplinary Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she conducted research in the field of Astrobiology.