PaGE: Physics (X.PHYS)

X.PHYS-101 Physics I

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 4

This algebra-based introduction to physics covers kinematics, force, Newton's laws, equilibrium, momentum, energy, conservation laws, gravitation, rotation, and oscillations. Jointly with the Physics 2 course, it will provide a good preparation for the physics components of the MCAT.

Applies to requirement(s): Meets No Distribution Requirement
The department
Coreq: X.PHYS-101L.
Advisory: Math competency up through but not necessarily including calculus

X.PHYS-151 Physics II

Not Scheduled for This Year. Credits: 4

This is the second half of the algebra-based introductory physics sequence. Topics, drawn largely from the MCAT syllabus, include fluids and elasticity, thermodynamics, sound and light waves, electricity and magnetism, and atomic structure.

Applies to requirement(s): Meets No Distribution Requirement
H. Hatch
Coreq: X.PHYS-151L.
Advisory: Math competency up through but not necessarily including calculus