2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 101 - Fundamentals of Physics I

Credits: 4
An introductory calculus-based course intended primarily for students majoring in biology, environmental science, and geology with an emphasis on physical concepts and principles from the areas of classical mechanics, thermodynamics and waves. One laboratory/recitation session per week.

Corequisite: MATH 158 , MATH 160  or permission of instructor.

Distribution Requirements: QR, SP.

Offered in sequence with PHYS 102 . Students may not receive credit for both PHYS 101 and PHYS 110  . Students who wish to major in physics after taking this course should consult the physics faculty before deciding which course to take next.