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PHYS-1401-002 College Physics I
Prerequisite: Math 1316
Fundamental principles of physics, using algebra and trigonometry; the principles and applications of classical mechanics and thermodynamics, including harmonic motion, mechanical waves and sound, physical systems, Newton's Laws of Motion, and gravitation and other fundamental forces; with emphasis on problem solving. Laboratory activities will reinforce lecture content.
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(4 sem hrs; 3 lec, 4 lab)
Dual Credit Course
College Physics, 1st Ed. ,by Etkina, Gentile, and Van Heuvelen eText and Mastering Physics access provided by Amarillo ISD paper copy of texdtbook available on request.
College Physics: Algebra & Trig, 3rd Ed, by Hecht availabe in the classroom
Supplies: 2 notebooks one for lab and one for notes, one flash drive to save lab reports, scientific calculator.
After completing this course, the student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the following topics:
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Students are expected to behavior in the classroom in a manner that is supportive of the learning environment.
Any student caught cheating a test will receive a grade of zero with no chance of the final replacing the grade.
For not distracting the attention of the instructor and other students, your cell phone or pager should be turned off during class time.
Required Evaluation Activities:
This one-semester college course will be taught over the entire high school year. At the high school there are two semesters so the fianl course grade will be an average of the 6-6weeks grades (75%) and 2 semester Exams (25%).
Six weeks grades- 75% of the final grade
Semester Exams- 25% of the final grade
Grading Criteria/Grading Scale:
The following criteria will be used to determine your grade:
A:90 or above, B: 89-80, C: 79-70, D: 69-60, F: 59 or below.
Since this is a dual credit course at a high school, attendance is required per the Texas Education Code. Work missed due to absence is to be made up in a timely manner. You are allowed one day per dya of school missed for a non-realted absence, Please contact your instructor as soon as possible if you have questions or need an extension.
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