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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PHY 111 - Elements of Physics I

The first of a two-semester non-calculus sequence in introductory physics, intended particularly for life-science majors. Topics to be covered include mechanics, waves, sound, and thermal physics. Lectures, demonstrations, and problem solving will help the student to develop an understanding of physical phenomena. Mathematical treatment is at the level of algebra and trigonometry. This course is not recommended for students planning to major in the physical sciences or engineering. Three hours of lecture and one hour of recitation per week.

Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or higher, or concurrent enrollment in MAT 108  or MAT 140  or MAT 152 , or permission of instructor.
Co-requisite(s): PHY 114 .
Credits: 4

Meets the Following Core Requirement: Science Exploration
Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Physics

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