PHYS 161 College Physics I

Basic algebra-based physics course for the B.A. in biology and other majors. This course covers the classical Newtonian mechanics of linear and circular motion and conservation laws of gravitation, work, and energy. An understanding of physics is developed through problem solving and laboratory work. Students may enroll in this course only if it is a specific requirement for their major. Prerequisite: placement into MA 171 or higher or a C- or better in MA 095. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: NS. (3)