Physics 1 (PHYS 020)


High School Diploma or equivalent. A thorough understanding of Algebra is a critical requirement.

Course Description

This course covers foundational principles of physical science as related to: motion in one dimension, vectors and two-dimensional motion, Newton’s laws of motion and their applications, energy and work, momentum and collisions, generation and mediation of circular motion, hydrostatics, and hydrodynamics. All subjects are taught with emphasis on their applications to the health and biological sciences.

$100 credit for Textbook

Serway R, Vuille C. College Physics (2014). 10th ed. Stamford, CT: Cenage Learning; 2015.
(ISBN-10: 1-285-737-024)

The 9th Edition (2011) of the same book may also be used as a textbook for this course (ISBN-10: 0-840-062-060)

You may acquire the book from any outlet you prefer. However, for your convenience, an option is provided below:

College Physics. 10th Edition or College Physics. 9th Edition


Every ISP student entering Physics 1 receives a $100 credit toward the purchase of textbooks. These textbooks are utilized in both Level 1 and Level 2 so you will not have to invest in additional materials when you graduate to the higher level course. For more information, please refer to our Textbook Policy.

Continue your studies with Physics 2.

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