May 28, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 201 - Introductory Physics I (4cr.)

Credit(s): 4
INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I
Component: Lecture
First course in a sequence with PHYS 202  that provides an introduction to physics for students in the life and environmental sciences. Introduction to concepts of force, energy, and momentum, with examples of linear, rotational, and oscillatory motion. Solid body and fluid mechanics discussed.
Allowed Units: 4 Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: MATH 115  or MATH 117  or MATH 221  or MATH 241 . RESTRICTIONS: Requires a strong mathematics background in geometry, algebra and trigonometry. Only one course among PHYS201, PHYS 207  and SCEN 101  can count toward graduation.
University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer