Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-806-143 056761 College Physics 1
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-806-143 COLLEGE PHYSICS 1 ...presents the applications and theory of basic physics principles. This course emphasizes problem solving, laboratory investigation and applications. Topics include laboratory safety, unit conversions and analysis, kinematics, dynamics, work, energy, power, temperature, and heat. (Prereq: 2.6 GPA & Alg 2 or equiv w/C or better; OR Next Gen Rdg score greater/equal to 263, Arith greater/equal to 250, & QRAS greater/equal to 250; OR ACT Reading greater/equal to 17 & Math greater/equal to 21; OR Coll Tech Math 1A OR Int Alg w/C or better)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Demonstrate safety procedures and protocols in the laboratory
  2. Solve problems involving unit conversions and unit analysis
  3. Apply the concepts of kinematics
  4. Apply the laws of dynamics
  5. Apply the concepts of work, energy, and power
  6. Apply the principle of conservation of momentum
  7. Assess the thermal properties of matter
  8. Apply the principles of heat transfer
  9. Analyze thermodynamics of a system