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General Physics 1

Course Number: 10806154
Credits: 4.00

Course Description

10-806-154 GENERAL PHYSICS 1 ...applications/theory of basic physics principles: problem-solving, laboratory investigation, and applications including unit conversion and analysis, vectors, translational and rotational kinematics/dynamics, heat/temperature, and harmonic motion and waves. (Prereq: 2.6 GPA & Alg 2 or equiv w/C or better; OR Next Gen Rdg score greater/equal to 263, Arith greater/equal to 250, & QRAS greater/equal to 250; OR ACT Reading greater/equal to 17 & Math greater/equal to 21; OR Coll Tech Math 1A OR Int Alg w/C or better)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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Credit for Prior Learning

Course Competencies

  1. Solve problems involving unit conversion and unit analysis.
  2. Perform vector analysis.
  3. Apply the laws of translational kinematics.
  4. Apply the laws of translational dynamics.
  5. Solve problems using concepts of work, energy, and power.
  6. Solve problems based on the principle of conservation of momentum.
  7. Apply the laws of rotational kinematics.
  8. Apply the laws of rotational dynamics.
  9. Solve problems involving properties of solids and fluids.
  10. Solve problems involving heat and temperature.
  11. Solve problems involving simple harmonic motion and waves.