PHY – Physics

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

PHY-110 Conceptual Physics (3 0 0 3)

This course provides a conceptually-based exposure to the fundamental principles and processes of the physical world. Topics include basic concepts of motion, forces, energy, heat, electricity, magnetism, and the structure of matter and the universe. Upon completion, students should be able to describe examples and applications of the principles studied. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. (FA). National ID (CIP) 40.0801. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]

PHY-110A Conceptual Physics Lab (0 2 0 1)

This course is a laboratory for PHY 110. Emphasis is placed on laboratory experiences that enhance materials presented in PHY 110. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in PHY 110. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. State corequisite: Take PHY-110. (FA). National ID (CIP) 40.0801. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]

PHY-121 Applied Physics I (3 2 0 4)

This algebra-based course introduces fundamental physical concepts as applied to industrial and service technology fields. Topics include systems of units, problem-solving methods, graphical analyses, vectors, motion, forces, Newton’s laws of motion, work, energy, power, momentum, and properties of matter. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles studied as applied in industrial and service fields. RCC prerequisite: Take one set: Set 1: DMA-010, DMA-020, DMA-030 and DMA-040; Set 2: MAT-060 and DMA-040; Set 3: MAT-070. (FA or SP). National ID (CIP) 40.0801.

PHY-131 Physics-Mechanics (3 2 0 4)

This algebra/trigonometry-based course introduces fundamental physical concepts as applied to engineering technology fields. Topics include systems of units, problem-solving methods, graphical analysis, vectors, motion, forces, Newton's laws of motion, work, energy, power, momentum, and properties of matter. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the principles studied to applications in engineering technology fields. State prerequisites: Take one: MAT-121 or MAT-171. (FA). National ID (CIP) 40.0801.

PHY-151 College Physics I (3 2 0 4)

This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vectors, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. State prerequisite: Take MAT-171 or MAT-271. (FA only). National ID (CIP) 40.0801. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]

PHY-152 College Physics II (3 2 0 4)

This course uses algebra- and trigonometry-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include electrostatic forces, electric fields, electric potentials, direct-current circuits, magnetostatic forces, magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, alternating-current circuits, and light. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. State prerequisite: Take PHY-151. (SP only). National ID (CIP) 40.0801. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]

PHY-251 General Physics I (3 3 0 4)

This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include units and measurement, vector operations, linear kinematics and dynamics, energy, power, momentum, rotational mechanics, periodic motion, fluid mechanics, and heat. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. State prerequisite: Take MAT-271. State corequisite: Take MAT-272. National ID (CIP) 40.0801. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]

PHY-252 General Physics II (3 3 0 4)

This course uses calculus-based mathematical models to introduce the fundamental concepts that describe the physical world. Topics include electrostatic forces, electric fields, electric potentials, directcurrent circuits, magnetostatic forces, magnetic fields, electromagnetic induction, alternating-current circuits, and light. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles involved and display analytical problem-solving ability for the topics covered. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Natural Science. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Natural Science. State prerequisites: Take all: MAT-272 and PHY-251. National ID (CIP) 40.0801. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course. [SBCC/BOG 02/21/14]