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PHY 111 - Fundamentals of Physics 1

4 credit hours - Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
This course meets the Biological and Physical Sciences General Education Requirement.

Discover the fundamental concepts and methods of physics. Study the classical principles and their application to algebra-based mathematical analysis of physical problems. Analyze topics including mechanics (kinematics, laws of motion, force, momentum, and energy), fluids, and heat.  Meets the requirements of career programs and transfer programs in liberal arts, secondary education and health-related fields that require algebra-based general physics.  Lab fees reduced for this course. Refer to Course Fees .

Prerequisite(s): MAT 137  or  MAT 145  with a grade of C or better or eligibility for MAT 151  and eligibility for ENG 101 /ENG 101A .

Note: Credit is not given for both PHY 111 and PHY 211 .