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Fall 2019 - Summer 2020 Course Catalog 
Fall 2019 - Summer 2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYSC 111 - College Physics 1 (plus required lab and workshop)

4 credits

An introduction to the principles of mechanics and heat. Topics included are: kinematics, Newton’s Laws of Motion, gravity, projectile motion, work, energy, momentum, heat, temperature, and thermodynamics. Comprehension of the basic principles of physics and their application to problem solving is stressed. Algebra and trigonometry are used extensively. Laboratory experiments are performed on the topics covered.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C or higher in MATH 135 - College Algebra with Trigonometry ; OR MATH 161 - Precalculus (Functions & Coordinate Geometry) ; OR MATH 181 - Calculus 1 ; OR MATH 191 - Calculus 2  
Offered fall, spring and summer semesters.