Sep 29, 2022  
2017-2018 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2023 
    
2017-2018 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2023 [Archived Catalog]

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PHYS 195 - Physics I


This course begins a survey of basic physics including Newtonian mechanics and conservation laws, fluid behavior and thermodynamics. Students learn the concepts and develop the skills needed for advanced coursework in science and engineering. Some of the history of physics, its technological, and philosophical aspects, and its place in the history of ideas are explored. This course includes a laboratory component.

Prerequisite: MATH 198 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus I  with a “C” or better.
Credits: 5
NOTE:
* Honors Scholar Course.
** This course fulfills the Scientific: Physical Science Mode of Inquiry of the Liberal Studies Program.
*** This course counts toward the 63-credit Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) graduation requirement.
**** The Science Lab Fee applies to this course.



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