2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

PHY 203 General Physics I

6 hours: 2 hours lecture, 1 hour recitation, 3 hours laboratory 

This is the first semester of a two-semester introductory course sequence, which is designed to provide the student with a general knowledge of the principles, concepts and theories of classical and modern physics. This calculus-based course is designed for students with a science or engineering background and for Forensic Science majors. The topics covered this semester will pertain to geometric optics, mechanics, and heat and thermodynamics.




ENG 101, MAT 151 or MAT 241


MAT 152 ir MAT 242


This course has a $25.00 material fee. This course satisfies the Required Core: Life and Physical Sciences area or the Flexible Core: Scientific World area of the Gen Ed Program.