General Physics I (PHY 121)

This course, designed for liberal arts and life science majors, is an algebra-based approach to the experimental and analytical study of Newtonian mechanics and thermal physics, emphasizing one-and two-dimensional kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, energy, momentum, conservation theorems, center of mass, rotational dynamics, static equilibrium, thermal properties of materials, calorimetry, the laws of thermodynamics, and heat engines. This course is subject to a course fee.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
High school algebra, MAT 011 - Beginning Algebra, or MAT 011B - Beginning Algebra with Review of Arithmetic with a minimum grade of C
Term Location Sections Available
2023 Spring Semester - 15 Week Sections
Blue Bell
2023 Spring Semester - 15 Week Sections
2023 Spring Semester - 15 Week Sections