Description: This non-calculus, algebra/trigonometry based college physics course will include the following topics: Motion in one and two dimensions, velocity, acceleration, forces and Newton's Laws of motion, linear and angular momentum, circular motion, center of mass, torque, mechanics of rigid bodies, work, kinetic energy, and potential energy, Newton's Law of gravitation, Kepler's Laws, and simple harmonic motion. Problem solving skills will be strongly emphasized.
Registration for this course includes lecture (PHYS211) and lab (PHYS211L).
Upcoming In-Classroom Course Offerings (Lecture and Lab):
Aug 24, 2019 - Sep 18, 2019 (Saturday/Sunday)
Oct 21, 2019 - Nov 13, 2019 (Monday/Tuesday)
Upcoming Hybrid Course Offerings (Lecture Online with 4-day Intensive In-Classroom Lab):
Sep 19, 2019 - Oct 16, 2019 (in-classroom lab MTW 10/14 through 10/16 (8am-5pm), Thursday 10/17 (8am-10:30am))
Highly Recommended Prerequisite: College Algebra (MATH111) or equivalent
Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 30
Total Units: 4
Course Format: Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weeks. Classes and laboratories are offered in many formats such as daytime, nights, weekends, in-classroom, hybrid (classroom and online), and 100% online. All courses repeat regularly, giving many opportunities to complete the course(s) you need.
Classes fill quickly, so please do not wait to apply. Students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. All courses are listed in SCU publications and the application regardless of the current number of registrants. Registration is not confirmed until an email is sent. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please confirm registration by emailing [email protected].