AP Physics 1

  • Course Description

    AP Physics 1 is an algebra based course equivalent to a a first semester college physics course for non-science majors . High school students with a strong interest in science can take this AP Physics class without currently taking calculus. AP Physics 1 requires a strong foundation in trig functions and has a significant writing component. This course covers Newtonian mechanics, waves, rotational motion, and circuits.

    Recommended math co-requisite: Precalculus (with a very strong Algebra II foundation)