PHY 171 - Physics For Engineering And Science I
The first in a series of two calculus-based physics courses for students planning to transfer to an engineering or physical science baccalaureate program. Emphasis is placed on understanding through problem solving. Topics include the SI system; kinematics in one, two and three dimensions; Newton’s laws of motion; friction, circular motion, conservation of energy and momentum, and oscillations. 3 hours lecture/ 3 hours laboratory
ISLOs: This course supports student development of Written and Oral Communications, Critical Thinking, and Quantitative Literacy.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in MAT 290.
Recommendation(s): Previous high school or college physics is strongly recommended.
General Education Elective(s): Science
Note(s): This course has been approved to meet the Core Curriculum General Education Requirement.
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