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Course Number: PHYS 1401 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: College Physics I

This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Dallas College Core Curriculum course.
Prerequisite Required: MATH 1314 and MATH 1316 or MATH 2412.
Course Description: The first semester of an algebra and trigonometry - based fundamentals of physics sequence. The principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces are studied with emphasis on problem solving. Laboratory experiments supporting the topics are included. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4008015303



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