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There are many different Science Programs of Study in which to follow.  You can earn an Associate in Arts in such areas as Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.  Alternatively, you could earn an Associate of Science degree in such areas as Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry, or Pre-Pharmacy.  GPC also offers Associate of Science degrees in career program areas of Nursing and Dental Hygiene.


COURSES

 

PHYS 1111 - INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I (3 semester credit hours)
Prerequisite:   MATH 1101 or MATH 1113 and exit or exemption from Learning Support reading or ENSL 0090 with a C or better
Corequisite:   PHYS 1111L
 
The introductory physics course, PHYS 1111, is the first in a two-course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will cover mechanics, waves, simple harmonic motion and thermodynamics. Algebra and trigonometry will be used in the course.
 
PHYS 1111L - INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS I LABORATORY (1 semester credit hour)
 
Corequisite:   PHYS 1111
This is a laboratory to accompany PHYS 1111. Assignments are designed to reinforce lecture concepts.
 
PHYS 1112 - INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II (3 semester credit hours)

Prerequisite:   PHYS 1111
Corequisite:  
PHYS 1112L
The introductory physics course, PHYS 1112, is the second in a two-course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will cover electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics.Algebra and trigonometry will be used in the course.


PHYS 1112L - INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS II LABORATORY (1 semester credit hour)

Corequisite:  
PHYS 1112
This is a laboratory to accompany PHYS 1112. Assignments are designed to reinforce lecture concepts.

PHYS 2211 - PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS I (3 semester credit hours)
Prerequisite:   MATH 2431 and exit or exemption from Learning Support reading or ENSL 0090 with a C or better
Corequisite:   PHYS 2211L

The principles of physics course, PHYS 2211, is the first in a calculus-based two-course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will cover mechanics, waves, simple harmonic motion, and thermodynamics.


PHYS 2211L - PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS I LABORATORY (1 semester credit hour)
 
Corequisite:   PHYS 2211
 
This is a laboratory to accompany PHYS 2211. Assignments are designed to reinforce lecture concepts.
 
PHYS 2212 - PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS II (3 semester credit hours)
Prerequisite:   PHYS 2211 and MATH 2432 (Math 2432 can be co-requisite)
Corequisite:   PHYS 2212L

The principles of physics course, PHYS 2212, is the second in a calculus-based two-course survey of the primary fields of physics. This course will cover electromagnetism, optics, and modern physics.


PHYS 2212L - PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS II LABORATORY (1 semester credit hour)
 
Corequisite:   PHYS 2212

This is a laboratory to accompany PHYS 2212. Assignments are designed to reinforce lecture concepts.

Common Course Outlines