April 15, 2002

Evans, Harold
[PHYS C1001] Physics for Poets I and [PHYS C1002] Physics for Poets II

Please keep in mind that this review is more than 5 years old.

Hopefully, they'll never let this guy teach this course again. I'm sure Dr. Evans is a fine physicist, but his first foray into teaching a course for non-science majors has been a total failure. Each lecture is a painful mixture of the dry basics of physics and awful jokes - I stopped attending them pretty quickly. The bright side? The class allowed me to finish my science requirement with hardly any work.

Workload:

Incredibly easy. 2-3 tests + Final, all of which can be crammed for in a one night without attending a single class. The curve is extremely generous and the course is loaded with Barnard students taking it Pass/Fail.