Official course description: The first course in a two semester sequence which is a survey of the basic laws and principles of physics and includes the topics of mechanics and heat. Designed for students whose program requires technical physics, but who are not pre-engineering students or majors or minors in physics. Prerequisite: MATH 1315 with a grade of “C” or higher. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: PHYS 1115. MATH 1317 is recommended.