College Physics

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
PHY 151 College Physics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite(s) 3 2 0 4
Prerequisites: MAT 171 or MAT 271
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Spring 2018

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 Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a general education course in Natural Science. Students must obtain a minimum grade of C before progressing to PHY 152.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23977)

2014FA - Identified Course as UGETC

2018FA – New Course Version (S24925)

2021FA - Added Minimum Grade C



  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)