2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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PHY 251 - General Physics I


Class Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 3 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisite: MAT 271 
Corequisite: MAT 272 
Local Prerequisite: MAT 271  with a grade of C or better
Local Corequisite: None

Additional Fees: $11.25 Lab

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. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.



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