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PHYS 100 Introductory Physics

Kinematics, force, energy, momentum, use of graphs and vectors in physics; thermal energy, heat transfer, Earth's energy balance; electricity. Students with credit for Physics 12 may not obtain credit for this course unless they took AP, IB, or A-level Physics and were offered advanced credit for PHYS 100.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: Not open to students with credit for PHYS 12. (Principles of Mathematics 12 or Pre-calculus 12 is required; Physics 11 is required for first-year students, strongly recommended for others.)


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Section Comments
PHYS 100 981Web-Oriented CourseA

Principles of Mathematics 12 or Pre-calculus 12 is required; Physics 11 is required for first-year students, strongly recommended for others.

If you can't register in PHYS 100 because it exceeds the maximum number of credits allowed, you will need to contact your faculty advising office to have your credits released before you can register in this course. Please contact UBC Science Advising if you are a Science student (https://science.ubc.ca/students/advising), or your home Faculty for assistance.

Do NOT contact course instructor for registration help: for general registration assistance please contact ugcoord@phas.ubc.ca.