Curriculum Education

PHY-251 General Physics I

This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vector operations, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, rotational mechanics, periodic motion, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered.


Requisites: Take MAT-271(S13631); Take previously. Required.Take MAT-272(S13612); Take either previously or concurrently. Required.Take MAT-271(S13631); Minimum grade C; Take previously. Required.

Total Class Credits: 4
Class Credits: 3
Lab Credits: 3
Clinic Credits: 0


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