PHYS-131: General Physics I

Catalog Info

Title when registering
General Physics I
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
6 (for 15-week classes)
MATH-103 or MATH-112 or MATH-165 or MATH-175 with a C or better or placement into MATH-180 on the math placement test or one-year of high-school algebra with a grade of C or better and a passing grade on the physics pretest.
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.

MTA Categories
  • Category 6: Natural Sciences (Lecture and Lab)
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2021 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.