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

PHYS 207 - Fundamentals of Physics I (4cr.)

Credit(s): 4
Component: Lecture
First course in a sequence with PHYS 208  that provides an introduction to physics for those in physical sciences and engineering. Emphasis on Newton’s laws of motion and conservation principles. These are applied to motion in a gravitational field, and to rotation of a rigid body. Integrates conceptual understanding with extensive problem solving and laboratory experience.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 4 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
COREQ: MATH 241 . RESTRICTIONS: One year of high school calculus is recommended. Only one course from PHYS 201 , PHYS207 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