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PHYS 210 General Physics I

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

First course in a two semester non-calculus-based physics sequence. Topics covered include: Kinematics, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Work and Energy, Momentum, Rotational Motion, Mechanical Equilibrium with Skeletal/Muscular Applications, Fluids, Thermodynamics, Oscillations, Waves and Sound.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 130
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1 and B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A and 5C)
C-ID: PHYS 105, PHYS 100S (PHYS 210 & PHYS 220)