Covers basic concepts of physics, including the nature of physics, mechanics, elasticity
and simple harmonic motion, waves and sound, fluids, heat and temperature, and the
kinetic theory of gases. This course meets general education education requirements
for many majors in the life sciences.
Letter Grade Only
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Lab hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 130 or equivalent
Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400.
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B1, B3
(CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC* (IGETC Area 5A, 5C)
C-ID: PHYS 105; PHYS 100S (requires PHYS 210 & 220)