2018-2019 Catalog

PHY 110 Conceptual Physics


This course provides a conceptually-based exposure to the fundamental principles and processes of the physical world. Topics include basic concepts of motion, forces, energy, heat, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of matter and the universe. Upon completion, students should be able to describe examples and applications of the principles studied. This course has been approved to satisfy the CAA and the ICAA as a general education core requirement in Natural Science.  This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.


DRE 096 and MAT 070 or DMA 010 and DMA 020 and DMA 030 and DMA 040 and DMA 050 or appropriate placement scores (Amended 10/8/18 and effective Spring 2019: No DRE prerequisite; BSP 4003 Tier 2 takes the place of all MAT and DMA prerequisites.)