Maricopa Community Colleges  PHY101   20056-20075 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 03/22/05
PHY101 20056-20075 LEC
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3 Period(s)
3 Period(s)
Introduction to Physics
A survey of physics emphasizing applications of physics to modern life. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in MAT090, or MAT091, or MAT092, or MAT093, or equivalent, or satisfactory score on Math Placement exam.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
PHY101   20056-20075 Introduction to Physics
1. Apply appropriate problem solving techniques to physical phenomena to develop hypotheses design experiments, collect and analyze data, and to draw inferences from the evidence. (I, II, III, IV, V)
2. Effectively communicate qualitative and quantitative information orally and in writing. (I, II, III, IV, V)
3. Explain historical and current contexts for the principles and applications of physics. (I, II, III, IV, V)
4. Explain the application of fundamental physical principles to various physical phenomena. (I, II, III, IV, V)
5. Estimate realistic values for practical problems. (I, II, III, IV, V)
6. Work effectively in collaborative groups to solve practical and meaningful problems. (I, II, III, IV, V)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
PHY101   20056-20075 Introduction to Physics
    I. Motion
      II. Forces and Momentum
        III. Work, Energy Storage, and Transfer
          IV. Physical, Electrical, and Magnetic Properties of Matter
            V. Atomic and Nuclear Processes
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