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PHY 150 - General Physics I

Unit(s): 4.00

Prerequisite: MATH 175 or appropriate placement
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit), CSU
(*Students will receive credit for one physics series: PHY 150 and PHY 160 or PHY 211, PHY 212, and PHY 213)

This course is the first of a two-semester, trigonometry-based physics sequence and is designed for students transferring to a four-year institution and planning careers in health professional fields such as medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, pharmacy, and optometry as well as those students in engineering technology and architecture. Topics include kinematics, dynamics, energy, work, momentum, conservation principles, rotational motion, simple harmonic motion, fluids, and thermodynamics. Students majoring in the biological sciences should consult a counselor as to whether this course satisfies the general preparation requirements for their major at their intended transfer university.

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