Course Information

College Physics I Lec/Dis

Course ID: PHYS 121
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Program: Physics
Credit Hours: 3

Course Description

Calculus based introduction to vectors, kinematics, Newtonian mechanics of translational, rotational, and oscillatory motion, energy and momentum conservation, and thermodynamics. Student will have an understanding of analytical description of motion and application of conservation laws; develop scientific insight and proficiency in solving representative problems.


Registration for Phys 121 -117 include automatic registration for Phys 121-217 an additional mandatory discussion hour.

No bookstore supplied material. See OpenStax webpage at https://openstax.org/details/books/university-physics-volume-1 for the freely available textbook.



Prerequisite: MATH 131 or 161.

Course Offering

Session Day Time Instructor Location
A Tue, Wed, Thurs Lecture: TWTh: 10:45 AM - 12:55 PM Discussion: Th: 1:10 PM - 2:00 PM Abuzayyad LSC

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