CIP Area Code

WECM Appendix

CIP Rubric Number Course Name Semester
Credit Hrs
Cont Hrs
Cont Hrs
40.0801 SCIT 1318 Applied Physics I 3 64 96
40.0801 SCIT 1418 Applied Physics I 4 64 96


CIP Area Code: 40.0801  (Physics, General)
Course Title: Applied Physics I
Course Level: Introductory
Course Description: An introduction to physics for students who have limited backgrounds in science and mathematics. Topics include motion, solid mechanics and fluid mechanics, properties of matter, heat, and thermodynamics.
Learning Outcomes: Define the basic terminology as related to applied physics; explain and apply the relationships of length, mass, and time; demonstrate problem-solving techniques related to physics principles; solve appropriate physics problems using vector mathematics; and summarize the laws of motion.
Suggested Prerequisite: Introductory algebra