PHY 1020 Principles of Physics

This course is both a classic and technical physics course. It emphasizes both physical principles and physics applications in today's world. The student learns the scientific method of problem solving, as well as developing critical thinking and reasoning skills. Topics include, but are not limited to measurement, problem solving, motion, force, work, energy, simple machines, rotational motion, matter, fluids, temperature and heat, gas laws, wave dynamics, electricity, magnetism, and optics.

3 credits


MAT 1033 or placement scores