Course Details

PHYS 100 Introductory Physics

3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 4 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course is designed for transfer-level students or for those wanting to acquire basic knowledge in physics with a minimum preparation in mathematics. A comprehensive coverage of subject matter in physics is presented, including mechanics, wave motions, thermodynamics, optics, electromagnetism, atomic and nuclear physics. Emphasis is on the conceptual aspects,including explanation of natural phenomena. The learning of concepts is reinforced through laboratory work.