Physics at CoA

  • PHYS 10, Introduction to Physics, 4 units. Recommended preparation: Math 201 or 210D, and Math 202
  • PHYS 10L, Introduction to Physics Lab, 1 unit. Corequisite or Prerequisite: PHYS 10.
  • General Physics with Calculus (C-ID PHYS 200S, pending) is a 3-semester comprehensive study of major topics of physics. Each course is 5 units, 4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory
    • PHYS 4A (C-ID PHYS 205). Prerequisite: Math 3A. Corequisite or Prerequisite: Math 3B. Recommended preparation: Phys 10. Motion, forces, gravity, energy, momentum, rotation, equilibrium, fluids, oscillations, waves, and sound.
    • PHYS 4B (C-ID PHYS 210). Prerequisite: Phys 4A and Math 3B. Corequisite or Prerequisite: Math 3C. Thermodynamics, electric forces and fields, magnetic forces and fields, electricity, and AC and DC circuits.
    • PHYS 4C (C-ID PHYS 215). Prerequisite: Phys 4B and Math 3C. Corequisite or Prerequisite: Math 3E and 3F. Light, interference, relativity, quantum physics, atoms, molecules, and nuclei.