PHYS 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC.
Concepts in Physics
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a DCCCD Core Curriculum Course.
Prerequisite: Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Course Description: This course is for non-science majors and introduces the principles of physics. Emphasis is on classical mechanics, atomic nature of matter and thermodynamics. The history of scientific developments and their impact on daily life are discussed. The principle of energy conservation is stressed, and current problems of worldwide energy production are examined. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4008015103
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2010. (Original) | (Changes)
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.