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    Jun 17, 2024  
2017 - 2018 Catalog of Courses 
2017 - 2018 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 201 - Physics - Non-Calculus I

An introductory course in physics, covering the basic concepts of mechanics (motion, energy, fluids, materials), heat and thermodynamics, wave motion and sound. Calculus is not used. The course is intended to meet college physics requirements and also satisfy the curiosity of all students whose major interest is not in engineering, physical science or mathematics.

Credits: 4

Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-3)

Prerequisites: MATH 113   (minimum grade of C-) OR higher calculus sequence course (minimum grade of C-) OR Computed CALC Placement Score 121 OR Computed CALC Placement Score 221  [Details: Calculus sequence courses: MATH 121 , MATH 221 , MATH 222 , MATH 223 ]

Students who take PHYS 217  will not receive credit toward graduation for PHYS 201.

This course includes an introductory physics laboratory with experiments in mechanics.

There is a course specific fee for this course.