Introduction to Physics I

Add/Drop Period 6/2-6/8

To register for this class students MUST get a permission number from the professor.

An overview of the principles of mechanics, thermodynamics and waves. The areas covered include: observation and measurement, kinematics, dynamics, work and energy, impulse, and momentum, fluids, heat and temperature, oscillations, and waves in mechanical media. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory.

 -Enrollment Restriction: Completion of the Lower-Division General Education requirement in Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (B4).

-Enrollment Requirement: Completion of a course in trigonometry at the high school or university level.

-Students will be auto-enrolled into a lecture component. The lecuture will meet M/T/W/Th from 9:00-10:50pm.


Note: Matriculated students MUST register using their MyCsusm portal.

Non-matriculated students: This class has 1 or more pre requisites. In order to add this class you will need to bring documentation ( ex: unofficial/official transcript) showing you have completed the course pre-requisites or the equivalent to Extended Learning for review. If it is determined you meet the requirements to enroll in this class you will be given a pre-requisite waiver form and permission number.

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Course No: 30144
Units: 4.0
Begin Date: June 2, 2012
End Date: July 7, 2012
Begin Time: 12:00pm
End Time: 2:45pm
Meeting Days: TWTH
Location: SCI 242 (LEC) SCI 245 (LAB)
Instructor: Charles de Leone
**Please see course description above for how to register and pay for this course.