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PHYS 210 General Physics I

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Course Description

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.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: MATH 130 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B1, B3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC* (IGETC Area 5A, 5C)
C-ID: PHYS 105; PHYS 100S (requires PHYS 210 & 220)