Course Descriptions

Principles of Physics I and LAB – PHYS 2211K


Principles of Physics I and Laboratory is a 4 semester credit hour introductory course which will include material such as mechanics, thermodynamics and waves. Elementary differential calculus will be used.

Students enrolling in eCore lab science courses are advised to consult with transferring institution to determine transferability of course credits.

Important Lab Information

This course requires lab materials and resources. Please access your course in GoView during the first week of class for information about lab materials and/or to complete the necessary order forms.

PHYS 2211K - Summer 2024

Course Instructor
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Credit Hours


  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

Free Textbook

  • Open educational resources (OER)

Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the laws and concepts associated with physics by solving word problems.
  • Perform simple laboratories and reach appropriate conclusions.
  • Write clear, concise laboratory reports.
  • Represent data graphically by hand and computer.
  • Lesson 1: Measurement
  • Lesson 2: Vectors
  • Lesson 3: One-dimensional Motion
  • Lesson 4: Two-dimensional Motion
  • Lesson 5: Newton's Laws of Motion
  • Lesson 6: Applications of Newton's Laws
  • Lesson 7: Vibrational Motion
  • Lesson 8: Wave Motion
  • Lesson 9: Work and Energy
  • Lesson 10: Impulse and Momentum
  • Lesson 11: Rotational Motion
  • Lesson 12: Static Equilibrium

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Attendance Verification - 1%
  • Discussions - 9%
  • Homework - 25%
  • Labs - 25%
  • Quizzes - 10%
  • Midterm Exam - 15%
  • Final Exam - 15%

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