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PHYS 250 Physics with Calculus I

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Course Description

The first semester of a three semester sequence of calculus-based physics. Designed to give students majoring in engineering, physics or chemistry a thorough foundation in the fundamentals of physics. Covers Newtonian mechanics including gravitation and mechanical oscillations. The laboratory portion covers measurement and analysis of phenomena discussed in lecture.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 251 and MATH 252 or concurrent enrollment in MATH 252, or appropriate placement test score and other measures as appropriate, or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A, 5C)
C-ID: PHYS 200S; PHYS 205