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    College of William & Mary
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 101 - General Physics


Fall-Spring (3) Erlich, Staff. Corequisite(s): MATH 111  - MATH 112  recommended (101 and 102 each satisfies GER 2A,)

This calculus-based course is designed to develop an understanding of the fundamental concepts of physics. Emphasis is placed upon Newtonian mechanics, thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism; current research and applications are discussed. Designed for students who are considering majoring in one of the sciences or mathematics. Students may not obtain credit for both Physics 101 and either PHYS 101H  or PHYS 107 , or for both PHYS 102  and either PHYS 102H  or PHYS 108 . Physics 101 or PHYS 101H  is a prerequisite for PHYS 102 .