PH 121 - General Physics I (GT-SCI)

  • 5 credits
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Concepts of force, torque, energy, momentum, work used to cover fluids, waves, sound, temperature, heat; biological, physical examples (noncalculus).

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Biological/Physical Sciences (Category 3A) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Natural and Physical Sciences with Lab (GT-SC1).


MATH 125 (equivalent course) or concurrent registration or MATH 160 (equivalent course) or concurrent registration or MATH 157 (equivalent course) or concurrent registration.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • College Physics, 4th Ed.
    Knight, Jones, Field

PH 121 Lab Kit


Emily Hardegree-Ullman
Emily Hardegree-Ullman

Emily Hardegree-Ullman is a professor of Astronomy and Physics at Colorado State University and is the Director of CSU's Madison-Macdonald Observatory. She earned her BS in Astronomy from the University of Arizona and her PhD in Multidisciplinary Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she conducted research in the field of Astrobiology.

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