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PHYS 010: Conceptual Introduction to Physics

Course Description

This course takes a conceptual approach to physics. Topics include mechanics, heat, fluids, solids, waves, electricity, magnetism, light, atomic physics, nuclear physics. A lab is included with the course to experience the phenomena discussed in lecture.

Units: 4

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 48 – 54

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: Area A-5: Natural Sciences
  • CSU GE: Area B1 - Physical Sciences
    Area B3 - Laboratory Activity- Lab course used from B1 or B2
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 5A - Physical Sciences
    Area 5C – Laboratory
Last Updated 6/28/24