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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 201 - Introductory Physics I (4cr.)

Credit(s): 4
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.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N 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 a specific major requirement.
University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
General Education Objectives:
Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures Reason QuantitativelyReason Computationally Reason Scientifically