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Course Catalog

General Physics 1

Intended mainly for physical science majors, this introductory course presents a unified view of the fundamental principles of physics. Conceptual development and problem-solving skills are emphasized. Topics include vectors, kinematics, Newtonian dynamics, the conservation laws, oscillatory motion and waves. Lectures and one laboratory period per week. A working knowledge of trigonometry and completion of advanced high school algebra is assumed. Co-requisite: MATH 131 or equivalent. Fall semester.

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