PHYS *1100 General Physics I
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHY 1.
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3 hours lecture, 1 hour recitation, 3 hours laboratory; 5 credits
Introduction to mechanics, heat, and sound. Intended for students interested in the biological sciences, medicine, or dentistry. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed any of the following: Physics *1111 [1.1], *1112 [1.2], *1150 [1.5].) STEM variant course - Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core Scientific World requirement.
Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher in Mathematics *1011 [2.9] or 1026 [2.92] or in any mathematics course numbered higher than 1026 [2.92]; or placement in Mathematics *1201 [3.3] on the basis of the calculus placement test. Students who think they are insufficiently prepared in problem solving are advised to take Physics *1111 [1.1] and *1112 [1.2] instead of Physics *1100 .