Physics (PHYS)

PHYS 061: General Physics I (4-4 Credits)

Calculus-based general physics lecture and laboratory course. Emphasis upon Newtonian mechanics. Topics include measurement, vectors, linear kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, forces, momentum, work and energy, and rotational kinematics and dynamics.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 047

Note(s): Prerequisites: MATH 047 required; MATH 048 recommended. Successful completion of PHYS 004 or satisfactory performance on a placement test.

Meets the following Core requirements: Scientific Inquiry

Meets the following Gen Ed requirements: Natural Sciences

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PHYS 061C: General Physics I (1 Credits)

Meets the following Gen Ed requirements: Natural Sciences

PHYS 061L: General Physics I Lab (0 Credits)

PHYS 061X: General Physics Lab I (0.25 Credits)

PHYS 062: General Physics II (4-4 Credits)

Continuation of PHYS 061. Topics include fluids, waves, sound, optics, electricity, and magnetism.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 061

Note(s): Class size may be limited further if no classroom capable of comfortably holding 40 students is available.

Meets the following Gen Ed requirements: Natural Sciences

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PHYS 062C: General Physics II (1 Credits)

PHYS 062L: General Physics II Lab (0 Credits)

PHYS 062X: General Physics Lab II (0.25 Credits)