College Physics


College Physics is typically a two-semester Introductory Physics course designed for students planning to go into the Health Professions. It is sometimes called Introductory Physics for the Health Professions.

Mathematics Level

The required math prerequisites are either College Algebra (Precalculus) or Calculus I depending on the institution.

Trigonometry Review is highly recommended as the course begins quickly with trigonometric functions that are used in a physics context.

Lecture Notes and Videos

Newton’s Laws

V. The Elevator Problem

Linear Momentum

V. Ballistic Pendulum

V. Elastic Collisions – Algebra