Physics 1

PHY 1200 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Offers the first semester of a two-semester introduction to calculus-based physics. Emphasizes the underlying concepts and principles. Introduces measurement, estimating, and Newtonian mechanics. Topics include kinematics and dynamics: translational motion, vectors, circular motion, gravitation, work, energy, power, momentum, and rotational motion. Introduces static equilibrium, elasticity and fracture, fluids, vibrations, and waves and sound.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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