2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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PHYS 111 - College Physics 1

4 CR
This is a non-calculus based lecture/laboratory course dealing with the major areas of physics including measurement, mechanics, heat, and waves. The basic principles of these topics are studied in terms of their applications. Experience in trigonometry is recommended but not required. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® adv alg & functions score of at least 250, or 1 course from MATH 132 , MATH 125 , MATH 140 , MATH 141 , MATH 142 , MATH 241 , or MATH 242 ;with at least a grade of C.
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - General Education Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Natural Sciences
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Students will demonstrate the appropriate level of mathematics necessary to understand physics.
  2. Students will be able to apply Newtonian mechanics.
  3. Students will be able to apply the laws of thermodynamics.
  4. Students will show that they have learned laboratory skills, enabling them to take measurements in a physics laboratory and analyze the measurements to draw valid conclusions.
  5. Students will be capable of oral and written scientific communication.