PHYS-131: General Physics I

Catalog Info

Title when registering
General Physics I
Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours Per Week
6 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces the principles of physics, including units on mechanics, heat, and sound. Partially fulfills the physics requirement in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, teaching, and law. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week.

Pre-requisites
MATH-103 or MATH-112 or MATH-175 with a C or better or placement into MATH-180 on the placement test or passing grade on the physics pretest.
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
  • Category 6.2: Natural Sciences with Laboratory Experience
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632, steminfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.