Course Description

GENERAL PHYSICS, PHYS 002A

Covers topics in classical mechanics including Newton's laws of motion in one and two dimensions; work, energy, and conservation of energy; momentum and collisions; rotational motion; and orbital motion. For biological sciences students. Credit is awarded for one of the following PHYS 002A, PHYS 02HA, PHYS 040A, or PHYS 040HA.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Riverside, Physics and Astronomy

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
 
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Pending

UC Davis:
Pending

UC Irvine:
Pending

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Physical Science (non-lab)
Course Equivalence: UCLA PHYSICS 5A (NEEDS TO BE TAKEN WITH PHYSICS 2LA FOR LAB COMPONENT)

UC Merced:
Pending

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - Physics or one course towards Natural Science; ERC 1 course for Natural Sciences; Sixth - 1 course towards Analytic Methodologies; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC; TMC 1 course toward Physics Natural Science GE

UC San Francisco:
Pending

UC Santa Barbara:
Pending

UC Santa Cruz:
Course Equivalence: UCSC PHYS 6A

Prerequisites

Concurrent enrollment in PHYS 02LA; MATH 007A with a grade of C- or better or MATH 009A with a grade of C- or better or MATH 09HA with a grade of C- or better.

Course Creators

Ward Beyermann
Richard Seto
Michael G. Anderson
Robert Clare
Jory Yarmoff
Nathaniel Gabor
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