2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 221 - Physics for Scientists and Engineers 1

5 CR
This calculus-based, lecture/laboratory course deals with mechanics, heat, waves, and their applications. [48-64-112] Lab Fee

Requisites: Select one course from 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.