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PHY 1053 includes mechanics, thermodynamics, sound oscillatory motion, and mechanical waves and does not use calculus.

PHY 2048 covers: Mechanics, gravitation, fluids, waves, and thermodynamics, and Calculus is used.

PHY 2049 includes: Electricity, magnetism, circuits, interference phenomena, and optics. Calculus is also used in this course.

Assistance is available on a one-on-one basis as well as small group. Students are encouraged to bring all class notes and handouts when asking for assistance.


 Textbook Information


Hardcopies of this textbook are available for use at the Science tables in the Learning Commons.


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PHY1053 and 1054​

College Physics , Eighth edition, by Young and Geller.

ActivPhysics Online
"Open-access website utilizing visualization, simulation, and multiple representations to help you better understand key physical processes, experiment quantitatively, and develop critical thinking skills."

Hardcopies of this textbook are available for use at the Science tables in the Learning Commons.
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PHY 2048 and 2049

Mastering Physics online homework and tutorial system​

Hardcopies of this textbook are available for use at the Science tables in the Learning Commons.
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PSC 1121

Conceptual Physical Science Explorations , by Hewitt, Suchocki, and Hewitt edition 2 ​




The Learning Commons offers handouts to help students understand important concepts in physics.




The Learning Commons offers videos and activities to help students understand important concepts in physics.​


 Other Useful Links


These are additional resources that our staff and students have found helpful.​

Contact Information

For more information contact the Learning Commons by phone (850) 201-8193 or e-mail

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