Official course description: This course is the first of a two-term sequence. It introduces the basic concepts of physics such as motion, energy, momentum, inertia, oscillation, gravitation, fluids, waves, sound, temperature, and heat. The course earns General Education credit under the Physical Sciences category for which successful students will demonstrate the skills necessary to understand and apply scientific concepts and reasoning, including the analysis and interpretation of various types of data. The laboratory consists of selected experiments that correlate with the topics of the course. The two parts of the course are integrated, the laboratory must be taken concurrently with the course. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAC2312, or its equivalent.