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Physics 221 - Electricity and Magnetism - Msoumeh Arabi

Course:Electricity and Magnetism
Professor:Msoumeh Arabi
  • Online
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


This is a 16- week online course which begins on August 23th and ends on December 11th 2021. This course is equivalent to the lecture- Lab based class; an identically transferable course. This course is UC/CSU Transferable and meets the AA/AS Degree.Units:4.

Course Description

Introduces electric and magnetic fields, circuit theory and electromagnetic induction.

What to Expect in this Course

Lecture: Analyze and solve physics problems applying the theories and concepts of electricity and magnetism.

Lab: Formulate appropriate conclusions from experimental data related to electricity and magnetism.

Online resources including but not limited to: Canvas, Zoom (A second electronic with camera is needed for zoom during exams like your cellphone), PhET Simulation (For labs), Masteringphysics: (For Homework, and/ or ebook)

Types of Assessments

Online proctored exams and quizzes, Labs, Homework.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

Physics for Scientists & Engineers with Modern Physics; Randall D. Knight 4/E (Hard copy and/ or ebook)- COC Laboratory Manual, PHYS221

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex:
  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!

Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

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Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

College of the Canyons cares about your emotional and physical health. Learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including free counseling and mental health services available during this time by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center website or by calling them at: 661-362-3259.

The National Suicide Lifeline number is 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK). Please call it if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress - it could save someone's life.

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Veterans Resource Center

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Last updated: 08/16/2021 Sub#: 520