Physics Courses

Delgado Course Credit-Hour Key - the meanings of the letters and numbers next to the course name.

PHYS 101 Elementary Physics 3-0-3

Motion in one and two dimensions, mechanical and gravitational energies, the conservation of energy and momentum. Lecture course for students not majoring in general science or engineering technology. Students without high school physics may use this course to prepare for PHYS 141.
Prerequisites: MATH 096, DCC Math Placement score = 26 or ACT Math Score = 20.

PHYS 107 Elementary Physics Laboratory 0-3-1

Laboratory to accompany PHYS 101. Exercises in motion, force, work, and energy.
Corequisite: PHYS 101.

PHYS 141 General Physics I 3-0-3

Mechanics, mechanical properties of materials, and fluids. Prerequisites: MATH 130; high school physics or PHYS 101.
Corequisites: PHYS 143 and MATH 131. Credit will not be awarded in this course unless PHYS 143 is completed.

PHYS 142 General Physics II 3-0-3

Lecture course dealing with heat, waves, electricity and magnetism, and light.
Prerequisite: PHYS 141 and PHYS 143.
Corequisite: PHYS 144.
Credit will not be awarded unless PHYS 144 is completed.

PHYS 143 General Physics I Laboratory 0-3-1

Laboratory to accompany PHYS 141.
Corequisite: PHYS 141.

PHYS 144 General Physics II Laboratory 0-3-1

Laboratory to accompany PHYS 142.
Corequisite: PHYS 142.

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