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USC Catalogue 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

PHYS 161Lg Advanced Principles of Physics I

Units: 4
Terms Offered: Sp
Gateway to the majors and minors in Physics and Astronomy. Introductory treatment intended for well-qualified students. Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, conservation laws, wave motion, thermodynamics, heat engines, entropy.
Prerequisite: MATH 126g  or MATH 129  
Corequisite: MATH 226g  or MATH 229 
Satisfies New General Education in Category E: Physical Sciences
Satisfies Old General Education in Category III: Scientific Inquiry
Instruction Mode: Lecture, Lab Required
Grading Option: Letter