PHYS 120/PHYS 120L - (E) General Physics I
(Prerequisites: MATH 103 or a math placement PT score of 14 or higher)
Emphasizes quantitative and conceptual understanding of the topics of introductory physics developed without use of calculus. Topics include vectors, kinematics, force and the laws of motion, momentum, work, energy, rotational equilibrium, rotational dynamics, solids and fluids, periodic motion, wave characteristics, sound, and thermodynamics. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory.