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4.9.2.8 Mathematics – Physics and Astronomy Joint Honours Program - General Physics 1
Active as of Fall 2020



Course Code
PHYS 1020  Credits  
Title General Physics 1 
Description (Lab Required) It's a crazy world; come and find out why objects fall, slide, bounce, stick, go in circles or stay straight, float or sink, glide or crash. Why don't satellites fall to the ground? What exactly does weightlessness mean anyway? Find answers to these and other questions as you get to know Newton's and other basic laws of nature and see what makes the world go round. This course, together with the sequel PHYS 1030, is recommended for students seeking either a single, comprehensive course in Physics or entry into health science programs. It may also be used for entry into the Honours Physics program (''B+" or better) or the Major Physics program ("B" or better). May not be held with PHYS 1021, PHYS 1050, PHYS 1051, the former PHYS 1410, or the former PHYS 1420. Prerequisites: (one of Physics 40S, PHYS 0900 (P), PSKL 0100 (P) offered by Extended Education, or equivalent) and (one of Pre-calculus Mathematics 40S, Applied Mathematics 40S (with 70% or better), a grade of "C" or better in MSKL 0100 offered by Extended Education, or equivalent). It is strongly recommended that students attain a minimum of 70% as the average of their marks in Physics 40S and Pre-calculus Mathematics 40S. 
Faculty/School Science 
Department Physics and Astronomy