Principles of Physics


Principles of Physics covers fundamental principles of physics. Includes mechanics, thermodynamics, wave phenomena, electricity and magnetism, and selected topics from modern physics.


Algebra II, Geometry

Additional requirement for dual enrollment option:
Students may be required to have a passing score on a portion of the Virginia Placement Test (VPT), OR one SAT score of 500 or greater OR one ACT score of 21 or greater.

Semesters Offered & Schedule Format

Fall Semester
Not Offered
Spring Semester
Block Schedule: Principles of Physics I & II

Class/Instruction Format

Synchronous (i.e., real time instructor led)

VCCS Designation and College Credit

Course Codes


Dr. Steve Rapp

Course Web Sites Links

Principles of Physics Home Page
Principles of Physics Coursesites Web Site

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