Sep 23, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

PHYS 140 General Physics I

PHYS 140, General Physics I and PHYS 141 General Physics II  constitute a one-year, high-level course in physics for transfer students. The basic ideas of physics are stressed, and presented in depth, particularly as they apply to the life sciences. Sufficient mathematics is presented so that the student can gain insight into both theory and application through problem solving. The laboratories are largely quantitative and stress applications. Topics include: classical mechanics, gravitation and fluids, and oscillations. (Formerly entitled Physics I.)
Co-requisite(s): MATH 170 Precalculus .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: No
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Science
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Natural Science
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 2