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Astronomy & Physics Course Numbering (History)


Nora Znotinas

published: 2011 | Report | Curriculum


Astronomy and Physics Course Numbering (History)

bold - currently offered course
bold italics - instances of these irregular courses have individual letter suffix when offered
regular - old titles for a currently offered course
red - course removed from calendar; number retired

Course Effective Term Course Title
AS 105* (new # AS 101/ AS 102) pre 199409
AS 105* (DE only) 200709 Astronomy and Space Science
AS 101 200709 Astronomy I: Our place in the cosmos
AS 102 200709 Astronomy II: Journey through the cosmos


Course Effective Term Course Title
PC 001
PC 002
PC 002
PC 003
199401
199709
200001
199709
Senior Physics Elective
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Sr Physics Credit
Laboratory III
** numbers less than 100 to be used for transfer credits only
PC 100* (new # PC 131/PC 132) 197909 Foundations of Physics
PC 101* pre 1987 Contemporary Physics
PC 102* 197909 Physics of Music
PC 103 198401 Human Movement
PC 110* (new # PC 141/ PC 142) 197909 Physics for the Life Sciences
PC 120
PC 120
PC 120 (CP 120)
198609
199201
200009
Digital Electronics I
Digital Electronics
Digital Electronics
PC 131 200209 Mechanics
PC 132 200209 Thermodynamics and Waves
PC 135 (new # PC 236) 200309 Fundamentals of Photonics
PC 141 200209 Mechanics for the Life Sciences
PC 142 200209 Thermodynamics and Waves for the Life Sciences
PC 151 201009 Introduction to Mechanics
PC 152 201009 Introduction to Thermodynamics and Waves
PC 161 201009 Introduction to Mechanics for Life Sciences
PC 162 201009 Introduction to Thermodynamics and Waves for Life Sciences
PC 200 (CP 200) 199009 Electronics Laboratory I
PC 201 199101 Physics Laboratory I
PC 202 200309 Optics Laboratory
PC 203 200309 Analog Electronics Laboratory
PC 210 (General version PC 260)
PC 210
198109
198809
Introductory Electricity
Introductory Electricity
PC 211 (General version PC 261)
PC 211
198201
198901
Introductory Magnetism
Introductory Magnetism
PC 212 200309 Electricity and Magnetism
PC 220 (new # PC 120)
(General version PC 270)
198009 Digital Electronics I
PC 221 (General version PC 271)
PC 221
198409
198809
Analog I
Analog Electronics I
PC 222 198609 Electricity & Magnetism 1
PC 223 198701 Electricity & Magnetism 2

PC 225 (CP 225)
(new # PC/CP 315)

199909 Introduction to Scientific Computation
PC 226 199109

Geometrical Optics

PC 230 (General version PC 280)
PC 230
(General version PC 280)

198009
198409
Optics I
Geometrical Optics
PC 231 (General version PC 281)
PC 231 (General version PC 281)
198101
198801
Optics II
Wave Optics
PC 232 197909 Optics
PC 235 200609 Classical Mechanics
PC 236 200609 Fundamental of Photonics
PC 237 199701 Optics
PC 240 (General version PC 290) 198309 Year II Laboratory
PC 242 200309 Modern Physics
PC 250 198509 The Solar System
PC 260 (Honours version PC 210) 198109 Introductory Electricity
PC 261 (Honours version PC 211) 198201 Introductory Magnetism
PC 270 (Honours version PC 220) 198009 Digital Electronics I
PC 271 (Honours version PC 221) 198409 Analog I
PC 280 (Honours version PC 230)
PC 280 (Honours version PC 230)
198109
198409
Optics I
Geometrical Optics
PC 281 (Honours version PC 231)
PC 281 (Honours version PC 231)
198201
198801
Optics II
Wave Optics
PC 290 (Honours version PC 240) 198309 Year II Laboratory
PC 300 (CP 300) 199009 Electronics Laboratory II
PC 301 199101 Physics Laboratory II
PC 302 200309 Fibre Optics Laboratory
PC 310 201009 Special Topics
PC 310A (CP 310A) 201201 Introduction to Quantum Computing
PC 315 (CP 315) 200209 Introduction to Scientific Computation
PC 319 (General version PC 369)
PC 319
PC 319 (CP 319)
198409
199109
200909

Digital Electronics II
Digital System Design
Digital System Design

PC 320 (General version PC 370) 198209 Physical Electronics
PC 321 (General version PC 371)
PC 321
PC 321
198409
200309
200509
Quantum Mechanics
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics I
PC 322 (General version PC 372)
PC 322
198501
198809
Solid State Device Physics
Solid State Device Physics
PC 325 (General version PC 375) 198209 Electronic Circuits
PC 330 (General version PC 380) 198601 Wave Optics
PC 331 200309 Quantum Mechanics II
PC 334 199209 Quantum Physics 2
PC 340 198309 Year III Laboratory
PC 342* (evolved to PC 242) 197909 Modern Physics
PC 344*
PC 344

pre 1987
200309

Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
PC 346 197909 Electronics
PC 355 199301 Nuclear Physics
PC 359 199301 Statistical Mechanics
PC 360 198301 Electromagnetic Theory
PC 364 (CP 364) 200309 Data Communication and Networks
PC 365 198601 Mathematical Physics 2
PC 369 (Honours version PC 319) 198409 Digital Electronics II
PC 370 (Honours version PC 320) 198209 Physical Electronics
PC 371 (Honours version PC 321) 198409 Quantum Mechanics
PC 372 (Honours version PC 322) 198501 Solid State Device Physics
PC 375 (Honours version PC 325) 198209 Electronic Circuits
PC 380 (Honours version PC 330) 198601 Wave Optics
PC 381 198101 Cell Biophysics
PC 390 198309 Year III Laboratory
PC 395 201009 Directed Studies
PC 400 200909 Special Topics
PC 401 200309 Optical Networks Laboratory
PC 421 200309 Photonic Devices
PC 444 198801 Nuclear & Particle Physics
PC 450 198501 Instrumentation
PC 454 200609 Solid State Physics
PC 470 (new # PC 369) 198309 Digital Electronics II
PC 471
PC 471
PC 471
198309
198409
pre 199409
Analog Electronics
Analog II
Analog Electronics II
PC 474 200309 Optical Networks
PC 475 200209 Design of Control Systems
PC 481 198309 Fibre Optics
PC 482
PC 482
pre 199409
200309
Modern Optics
Lasers and Electro-optics
PC 490* (new # PC 491/PC 492) 198309 Directed Research Project
PC 491
PC 491
198409
199909
Seminar
Directed Research Project I
PC 492 199909 Directed Research Project II
PC 495 200609 Directed Studies
PC 495A 200901 Fourier Optics
PC496 (CP496) 200909 Interdisciplinary Design Project I
PC497 (CP497) 200909 Interdisciplinary Design Project II

Note: Before 1988, senior core courses were offered at both the general and honours levels. These courses had two numbers which typically differed in the second digit of the course number. In Physics & Computer Science, the only distinction may have been the assignments.


revised Jun 18/11

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