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PHY 251 - General Physics I

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This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vector operations, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, rotational mechanics, periodic motion, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. This course is a Universal General Education Transfer Course and is guaranteed to transfer for general education equivalency credit under the CAA. Prerequisites: MAT 271. Corequisites: MAT 272.