PHYS *1100 General Physics I

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHY 1.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours lecture, 1 hour recitation, 3 hours laboratory; 5 credits

Introduction to mechanics, heat, and sound. Intended for students interested in the biological sciences, medicine, or dentistry. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed any of the following: Physics *1111 [1.1], *1112 [1.2], *1150 [1.5].) STEM variant course - Satisfies Pathways Flexible Core Scientific World requirement.

Prerequisite: a grade of B or higher in Mathematics *1011 [2.9] or 1026 [2.92] or 1012 or a grade of C or higher in Mathematics 1201 [3.3]; or placement in Mathematics *1201 [3.3] on the basis of the calculus placement test. Students who think they are insufficiently prepared in problem solving are advised to take Physics *1111 [1.1] and *1112 [1.2] instead of Physics *1100 [1].


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

Access the college's current and recent course bulletins.