This is the first of two non-calculus courses covering the fundamental principles of physics. The emphasis is on developing a conceptual understanding of the physical processes that govern our world. Proficiency in elementary algebra, vector algebra, trigonometry, and arithmetic is expected. The lab PHYS121 is recommended.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CHEM)(CHEM-Track B)(E&ES)(MB&B)(NS&B)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: (If discrepancies exist between major readings in Wesmaps and the results generated by the Text Book Information link, defer to the readings posted in Broad Street Books.)|
Text Book Information
Giancoli, Physics; ISBN: 978-0321625922
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly homework assignments (not graded); weekly 15-minute homework quizzes (graded); three 50-minute in-class exams.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students planning to enter the health professions should be aware that a year of physics with laboratory is usually required for admission. The laboratory course to take to fulfill this requirement is PHYS121. Consult your academic advisor(s) if you are in doubt about similar requirements in your field.
|Instructor(s): Blümel,Reinhold Times: .M.W.F. 11:00AM-11:50AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 70||SR major: 0||JR major: 0|| || |
|Seats Available: 0||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 20||JR non-major: 20||SO: 30||FR: X|