May 27, 2024  
Catalog 2012-2013 
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PHYS 101 - Fundamentals of Physics I

4 Credits.

Covers basic principles of physics; introduces the phenomena, concepts, and theories of classical physics; details Newtonian mechanics, kinematics, dynamics, statics, momentum, energy, and heat energy. Appropriate for students expecting to apply to one of the health care professional schools (e.g. medical, physical therapy, pharmacy, dental, etc.) and also for students in certain technical programs which require physics (e.g. electronics, computer service, architectural drafting, etc.). Students intending to major in engineering are required to take the PHYS 151 , PHYS 251 , and PHYS 252  sequence. Demands knowledge of algebra, trigonometry and geometry. 3 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week. Courses offered every fall and spring semester.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 135  (Grade of B or higher) or equivalent and ENGL 52  and RDNG 52  or ESOL 54  or permission of instructor. This lab course may be used to fulfill 4 credits of the General Education requirement in Biological and Physical Sciences.
Lab Fee: $30.00

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