Prerequisite: (MATH140; and a high school physics course); or permission of CMNS-Physics department. And must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH141. Credit only granted for: PHYS141, PHYS161, or PHYS171. First semester of a three semester sequence for physics majors and those desiring a rigorous preparation in the physical sciences: kinematics, Newton's laws, energy and work, linear and angular momenta, temperature and pressure, ideal gas law, and special relativity.
Sister Courses: PHYS171H
Average GPA: 2.49 between 782 students
Average GPA: 2.51 between 861 students
"W"s are considered to be 0.0 quality points. "Other" grades are not factored into the average GPA calculation.