Prerequisites: Nil.

This course is intended for students who have not taken high school physics or lack the necessary physics background to enroll in 74:151. Topics studied include a brief review of basic mathematics, and an introduction to the study of motion, energy and work, heat and temperature, structure and properties of matter, wave motion, electricity and magnetism, atomic structure, nuclear physics and quantum physics. This course, although 3 credit hours, normally requires two terms to complete.

3 lecture hours per term, 3 laboratory hours per term , one term

Successors: 74:132, 74:151, 74:161.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 74:090 in the BU Course Transfer Database.