Technical Physics (PHY 115)

This course is a one-semester, algebra-based overview of topics in introductory physics designed for students in the life sciences. Topics include basic principles of motion, mechanics, statics, work and energy, fluid mechanics, sound and waves, thermal physics, electricity, magnetism, light, and optics. The weekly laboratory is designed to reinforce material introduced in lecture.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
MAT 090 - Fundamentals of Algebra, or MAT 011 - Beginning Algebra, or MAT 011B - Beginning Algebra with Review of Arithmetic with a minimum grade of C within 5 years, or High School Algebra II with a minimum grade of B within 5 years.
Term Location Sections Available
2024 Fall Semester - 15 Week Sections
Blue Bell