University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jun 28, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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PHYS 151 - Gen Physics I & Lab

(4 units) CO4L
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 corequisite. Corequisite(s): MATH 181 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate problem solving skills in various types of problems in physics using quantitative reasoning, critical thinking and appropriate mathematical techniques.
2. demonstrate the ability to use scientific methods to understand and explain concepts in physics.
3. connect physics concepts and problems to their world experience.
4. demonstrate skills in collection and interpretation of data from laboratory experiments.

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