Course Registration

This course is offered through the University of Virginia Summer School and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and is a fully accredited course within the University of Virginia.

Undergraduate students in the Engineering School and the College of Arts & Sciences at UVa receive full credit for this course within their regular program study guidelines. For engineering students, the course counts as a science elective, and in some majors as a technical elective (if in doubt, contact your major advisor). Students from other Colleges and Universities may also take this course for credit. Please check with your local college for transfer credit decisions.

PHYS 2620: All undergraduate students register for this course through SIS. You can find registration information from the Summer Session at . The course carries four credit hours.

PHYS 6330: Because instructor permission is required to take this class, including teachers (to make sure you have an appropriate background), K-12 educators and others must first obtain permission from Professor Thornton (email:; phone: 434-924-6808) before calling the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Please contact the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (email:, phone 434-982-5252, 434-982-5293, 434-982-5316, 434-982-2779). The course carries three credit hours.