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Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PHYS 201 - Principles of Physics I

A terminal course covering the principles of mechanics, heat, electricity and magnetism, optics, atomic, solid state, nuclear, and particle physics.  A working knowledge of arithmetic, elemetary algebra, and trionometry is essential.  PHYS 201, 202 does not normally serve as prerequisite for the courses numbered 315 and above. Students who plan to take more physics should take PHYS 151, 152, 251, 252, or PHYS 231, 232. PHYS 201, 202, in conjunction with the laboratory PHYS 203, 204 satisfies the physics requirement of medical and dental schools.  PHYS 201 is prerequisite for 202.  Three lecture hours; two hours of recitation and problem work.  (Y, SS)

Credits: 4