PHYSICS 115 - Principles of Physics
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are concurrently enrolled in PHYSICS 120, 135, 140, 160, 235, 240, or 260.
Waitlist Capacity:
Class Misc Info:
Meets 10/24/18 - 12/11/18. (Drop/Add deadline=11/06/18.).
May not be repeated for credit.

This is an introductory course on the foundations of physics tailored for students seeking to be better prepared for success in the core introductory courses (PHYSICS 135, for life/health sciences and kinesiology, or PHYSICS 140, for science and engineering fields). The course aims to develop skills and abilities needed for problem-solving within the conceptual framework of introductory physics.

Course Requirements:

The grading will be based on quizzes, exams, graded discussions, and online homework.

Intended Audience:

Undergraduates without a good high school background in (college) mathematics or algebra based physics, students who perform poorly (under 50%) on the Math Pre-test given to students at the beginning of the term in PHYSICS 140 and also those students who perform poorly (C- or below) on the first midterm exam in PHYSICS 140 or 135.

Class Format:

Classes consist of a reading quiz and problem solving discussions. There are no lectures and students are expected to prepare for class by studying the course notes provided online in Canvas.

PHYSICS 115 - Principles of Physics
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001 (LEC)
MTuWTh 6:00PM - 7:00PM
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