2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [Archived Catalog]

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PHYS 1030 - Survey of Physics with Lab

Credits: 4

Course only offered through TN eCampus
This is an introductory physics course for nonscience and non-engineering majors. Emphasis is placed on understanding the nature of physics and applying basic physics concepts in one's everyday life experience and work. The use of mathematics is limited to basic algebraic manipulations required to understand and apply physics concepts. Topics covered include mechanical motion, energy, temperature and heat, fluids, electricity, magnetism, wave motion and light.

Prerequisite(s): The student should have the mathematical competence level necessary to perform basic algebraic manipulations required to solve for an unknown variable in an algebraic equation: operations involving decimal fractions, ratios, percentages and scientific notation; and vector addition using graphical methods.

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