Jun 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

PH 190 - Basic Physics

Credit Hours: 3

An introductory physics course that uses basic algebra and a conceptual approach for certain topics in mechanics such as, but not limited to:motion, forces, energy, machines, transmission of rotational motion, fluids, heat, engines, and heat engines.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Natural Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • explain how several physical phenomena and technological applications are understood using basic laws of physics;
  • use mathematical skills and techniques in solving problems;
  • write comprehensive answers to qualitative questions; and
  • explain how the physical laws pertain to technology, society and the environment.

Corequisites: PH 191, MT 013
F/S (C, N, S)

PH 190 does not fulfill a lab science requirement for a liberal arts science degree.