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Fundamentals of Physics 1

An introductory course that presents students with the fundamental concepts of physics. This algebra-based course assumes no previous physics experience and includes the study of kinematics (including vectors), Newton’s laws, mechanical energy, rotational motion and waves. Consists of lectures and one laboratory period per week. Working knowledge of basic trigonometry and advanced high school algebra is assumed. Fall semester.

Core Curriculum Designation: PN
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0