May 17, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22
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PHYS 2001 - Introduction to Physics

First course in physics; open to students from all areas. Students should have a background in algebra, trigonometry and geometry, but no calculus required. Recommended for students in liberal arts, architecture, industrial technology, geological sciences, and premedicine. Mechanics of solids and liquids, oscillations, heat, thermodynamics. No credit for 2001 after 2051.

Requisites: (MATH 1200 or math placement level 2 or higher) and WARNING: not PHYS 2051
Credit Hours: 4
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Natural Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMNS Natural Sciences, TAG course: OSC014 General Physics I (algebra based sequence), TAG course: OSC021 General Physics Sequence (combo of OSC014/015)
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will develop a broad knowledge of the physical principles that describe the world around us.
  • Students will learn how algebra, trigonometry and geometry are used to represent the world mathematically and how they are used to solve problems.
  • Students will learn to understand and solve physics problems.

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