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AP Physics 1 and 2

Credits: 2

This college-level, trigonometry-based physics course builds on the core physics courses at a level appropriate for successfully taking the AP Physics 1 and Physics 2 exams. It is equivalent to the first year (two semesters) of college physics taken by students majoring in the life sciences and pre- medicine. Topics studied include Newtonian mechanics, oscillations, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, optics, electromagnetism, electric circuits, and modern physics. Significant laboratory practical work is included.

 

Students must take both semesters of the course.