2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 02, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 110 - Introductory Physics - Part I

Introductory level course stressing both conceptual understanding and problem solving. This is a survey course for both science majors and others. Stresses the simplicity and self-consistency of physical models in explaining a variety of physical phenomena, with special attention to applications in the life sciences. Topics include Newtonian mechanics and an introduction to the thermal properties of matter. Calculus is not required, but elements of algebra and trigonometry are reviewed and utilized. PHYS 110, with PHYS 111 , fulfills the usual entrance requirements for medical and dental schools. This course comprises of lectures, associated laboratories, and discussion sections.  Fulfills the Scientific Perspective or Formal Analysis requirement.

Course Designation/Attribute: SP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every fall