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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 101 - General Physics I

Prerequisite, MATH 110  or MATH 115 . Corequisite, PHYS 101L  or previous credit for PHYS 101L . Explore the core principles of physics. Learn how to apply the laws of motion to everyday situations, ranging from dance to chemistry. Develop broadly applicable critical thinking, abstraction, approximation, and problem-solving skills. Topics include calculus-based kinematics, symmetry, conserved quantities, interactions, rates of conserved-quantity exchange, special relativity, and the composition of matter. Letter grade with Pass/No Pass option. (Offered spring semester.) 3 credits