Description
Introductory Physics I
This course emphasizes classical mechanics. Topics include force, particle kinematics and dynamics, equilibrium, Newton's laws of motion and gravitation, rotational motion, collisions, momentum, energy and conservation laws. (Fall/Spring) Note: This course may be subject to a Course Materials Charge. The charge may vary by semester, depending on the course materials required. The Course Materials Initiative (CMI) was established to provide students with more affordable course materials, enhance the students' experience on a common digital platform via Blackboard, and position UMBC to be ahead of the curve with digital content. More information is available at UMBC Bookstore's website.
Details
Grading Basis
Student Option
Units
4
Component
Discussion - Required
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
PHYS 121
Academic Group
Natural & Math Sciences
Academic Organization
Physics
Enrollment Requirements
You must complete MATH 151 or MATH 151H with a "C" or higher or be concurrently enrolled in MATH 151 or MATH 151H.