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Courses - Fall 2023
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Physics for Life Sciences I
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: CHEM131; and (MATH131 or MATH136); and (BSCI160 and BSCI161; or BSCI106); and (BSCI170 and BSCI171; or BSCI105). Or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: PHYS121, PHYS131 or PHYS 331.
The first part of a two-semester course in general physics specifically oriented towards applications relevant for students in biology and pre-medical programs. The course covers basic mechanics including forces and energy, properties of matter, and thermodynamics done in authentic biological contexts.