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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 201 - Introductory Physics I

Credit(s): 3
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: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: MATH 115  or MATH 117  or MATH 221  or MATH 231  or MATH 241 . COREQ: PHYS 221 RESTRICTIONS: Requires a strong mathematics background in geometry, algebra and trigonometry.  Student who received credit in PHYS 203  or PHYS 207  are not eligible to take this course without permission.
University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP D: A&S Math, Nat Sci & Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
General Education Objectives:
GE3A: Work Collaboratively Across Cultures GE3B: Work Independently Across Cultures GE5A: Reason Quantitatively GE5B: Reason Computationally GE5C: Reason Scientifically