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AP Physics C (Mechanics) S1

Course Number: 470
Subject: Science
Major/Program of Study: Elective Liberal Arts
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Science credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

AP Physics C (Mechanics) emphasizes an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of mechanics. Areas of study will include: kinematics, Newton’s Laws of Motion, work, power, energy, circular motion, rotation, oscillation, gravitation, system particles and momentum. AP Physics uses a college level textbook and involves student laboratory investigation expected at the college level. Additionally, this course will emphasize the application of calculus to solve problems. Prerequisites and other notes: Satisfactory completion or concurrent enrollment in Calculus (315).