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Physics Course Descriptions
PY 201 General Physics I (3)
The first of a two-semester introductory physics course at the college algebra and elementary trigonometry level. Course topics include kinematics, heat, circular motion, vibration, waves and sound.
Prerequisite: MAT 131 or approval of program coordinator.

PY 201L General Physics Laboratory I (1)
Selected experiments.
Pre- or co-requisite: PY 201

PY 202 General Physics II (3)
A continuation of PY 201. Course topics include magnetism, electricity, light, optics, nuclear reactions and modern physics. Prerequisite: PY 201

PY 202L General Physics Laboratory II (1)
Selected experiments.
Pre- or co-requisite: PY 202

PY 203 General Physics I with Calculus (1)
An add-on to PY 201 to include the same topics addressed from a calculus perspective.
Pre-requisite: One year of high school physics, Pre- or co-requisiite: Calculus I (MAT 221 or equivalent), co-requisite: PY 201/L

PY 204 General Physics II with Calculus (1)
An add-on to PY 202 to include the same topics addressed from a calculus perspective.
Prerequisite: PY 203, co-requisite: PY 202/L