New Course: this course was added after the last catalog
Course Title: General Physics I
Title Abbreviation: GENERAL PHYSICS I
Department: PHYS&
Course #: 134
Credits: 4
Variable: No
IUs: 4
CIP: n/a
EPC: n/a
REV: 2014
Course Description
Algebra-based physics course. The subject matter is mechanics with emphasis on Newton's laws, energy, momentum, and rotational motion.
Prerequisite
Prerequisite: MATH 99. Concurrent enrollment in PHYS& 124 required.
Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
Lecture: 44
Lab: 0
Other: 0
Systems: 0
Clinical: 0
Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:
Academic Natural Sciences
Equivalencies At Other Institutions
Learning Outcomes
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.
8. Mathematical Reasoning
Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.
Outcomes: Students will be able to . . . 8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems. 8.3 Interpret information and reasoning expressed mathematically (for example in spreadsheets, diagrams, charts, formulas, etc.).
9. Scientific Literacy
Definition: Understanding scientific principles, and analyzing and applying scientific information in a variety of contexts.
Outcomes: Students will be able to . . . 9.1 Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental scientific concepts. 9.2 Demonstrate their understanding of the principles of scientific methods, analysis, and reasoning. 9.3 Analyze, apply, and communicate scientific concepts and principles in context (for example, in technological, personal, and/or professional situations).
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