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Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 120/PHYS 120L - (E) General Physics I

4 cr.

(Prerequisites: MATH 109 , or a Math Placement PT score of 14 or higher, or ALEKS score of 76 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.