El Centro College - Course Descriptions for PHYS 1405
El Centro 2015 - 2016 Catalog

Course Description Index | Degree Plans

Course Description Help Screen

List of all PHYS courses

These Course Descriptions include updates that were added after the original publication on June 11, 2015.
New students who are entering the college for the first time should follow this version when selecting courses.

Show me the June 11, 2015, web published version.
Show me what changed in 2015-2016.

PHYS 1405 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Elementary Physics I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: College level ready in Reading.
Course Description: Conceptual level survey of topics in Physics intended for liberal arts and other non-science majors. Topics include mechanics, energy conservation, atomic nature of matter and thermodynamics. The history of scientific developments and their impact on daily life are discussed. Also included are laboratory experiments that emphasize a conceptual understanding of Physics. (3 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 4008015103

* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2015. (Original) | (Changes)

Academic Courses
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.

WECM 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.