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 Physics I Course Offerings:
Jul 2, 2018 - Jul 25, 2018 (Monday/Tuesday)
Jul 13, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018 (Friday/Saturday)
Aug 25, 2018 - Sep 19, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)
Oct 22, 2018 - Nov 14, 2018 (Monday/Tuesday)
Prerequisites: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 30
Total Units: 4
Course Format: All Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weeks. Most classes and laboratories are offered on either Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday in addition to some weekday offerings. All courses repeat regularly, giving many opportunities to complete the course(s) you want.
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].