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    Western Michigan University
  Feb 18, 2018
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 1130 - General Physics I

A general college physics course in the principles and practical application of mechanics, sound, and heat. Recommended for students in curricula other than science and students desiring a non-calculus course in physics. Many schools of engineering will not accept PHYS 1130 for transfer credit.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite:  MATH 1110 with a grade of “C” or better; or a satisfactory score on the Math placement exam, equivalent to Algebra II credit (placement into MATH 1180); or ACT/SAT minimum score of 24/560.

Credits: 4 hours

Notes: This course with PHYS 1140 satisfies General Education Area VI: Natural Science with Laboratory. A student can receive credit for only one of the following courses: PHYS 1130 or PHYS 2050.

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