Skip To Content

Physics I, First Semester

Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

Sorry! The enrollment period is currently closed. Please check back soon.

Full course description

Course Overview

The first part of this two-semester first-year physics course covers basic concepts of physics and the mathematical tools required to work with them. Includes forces, vectors, motion, heat, energy, wave motion, kinetic theory of gases, and light.

The course is designed for third year of high school or higher.

View a demo version of the course at


One year of high school algebra. One year of high school geometry is preferred and recommended. Some basic elements of trigonometry are introduced and used.

Required Materials

The following are required for this course:

Hewitt, Paul G. Conceptual Physics. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006. ISBN13 978-0-13-166301-5

Robinson, Paul. Conceptual Physics Laboratory Manual. Prentice Hall, 2002. ISBN13 978-0-13-054257-1

How to Enroll

Enrolling through this site requires JavaScript to be enabled. If you cannot enable JavaScript, you can complete your registration by logging into the IUHS Student Information System.