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PHYS 151 - Gen Physics I & Lab

(4 units)
For non-physical science majors. Kinematics, energy and momentum conservation, rotational dynamics, thermodynamics, fluids, harmonic motion and sound. Laboratory experiments illustrate many of these fundamental principles.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 127  or MATH 128  or Co-Requisite. Co-Requisite(s): MATH 181  

Units of Lecture: 3
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Core Science Requirement A
Offered Every Fall, Spring, and Summer
Student Learning Outcomes (if available):
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to demonstrate problem solving skills in various types of problems in physics using quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and appropriate mathematical techniques.
2. Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to use scientific methods to understand and explain concepts in physics.
3. Students will be able to connect physics concepts and problems to their world experience.
4. Students will be able to demonstrate skills in collection and interpretation of data from laboratory experiments.


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