College of Letters & Sciences
Physics students studying


Contact Information

Steve Sahyun
Department Chair & Professor
Phone: (262) 472-5113
Location: Upham Hall 157
Patricia Filipiak
Academic Department Associate
Phone: 262-472-1067
Location: Upham Hall 151


Physics offers challenging, exciting, and productive careers. As a career, physics covers many specialized fields -- from acoustics, astronomy, and astrophysics to medical physics, geophysics, and vacuum sciences.  Physics Department Mission Statement.

Summer 2020 Courses  -- all are fully on-line lab courses

PHYSCS 140 Principles of Physics I (GL)
May 26 to July 3

PHYSCS 141 Principles of Physics II (GL)
May 26 to July 3

ASTRONMY 112 Intro to Astronomy (GL)
June 15 to July 24

Fall 2020 Classes:

ASTRONMY 101 Exploring the Universe-3u - MW 11:00AM - 12:15PM

ASTRONMY 112 Introduction to Astronomy-5u WEB BASED

EGR 105 Engineering Fundamentals-3u - at UWW Rock County

PHYSCS 130 Physics Foundations-5u (GL)- one semester survey

PHYSCS 140 Principles of Physics I-5u (GL)- algebra-based

PHYSCS 141 Principles of Physics II-5u (GL)- algebra-based

PHYSCS 180 Physics for Scientists and Engineers-5u (GL)- calculus-based

PHYSCS 190 Frontiers of Engineering and Physics-1u F 12:00PM - 12:50PM

PHYSCS 212 Physics for Elementary Teachers-4u MWF 10:00AM - 11:45AM

PHYSCS 221 Intermediate Laboratory-2u R 2:00PM - 6:00PM

PHYSCS 240 Physics of Sound and Music-3u TR 2:00PM - 3:15PM

PHYSCS 305 Mechanics-Statics-3u TR 12:30PM-1:45PM

Physics 324 Methods of Theoretical Physics-4u TR 9:00AM - 10:40AM

PHYSCS 325 Classical Electromagnetism-3u MW 2:00PM - 3:15PM

PHYSCS 489 Senior Seminar-1u MW 12:00PM - 12:50PM First Eight Weeks only.

Coating medical implants using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma

Coating medical implants using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma