Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
An introduction to the basic concepts of physics that impact individuals and society on a daily basis; physical quantities, electricity, magnetism, light, and sound, with a focus on applying the information learned to everyday life.
After successful completion of this course, students should be able to describe basic natural phenomena and physical ideas. No previous background in high school physics is required, but basic knowledge of algebra and trigonometry is essential.
Measurement and evaluation of student achievement
Student achievement is measured and evaluated by the ability to describe basic natural phenomena and physical ideas. No previous background in high school physics is required, but basic knowledge of algebra and trigonometry is essential.
Student’s achievement will be graded according to the faculty and university standard using the symbols: A, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D, and F.
Students must have attended at least 80% of the total class hours of this course.
Final letter grades will be assigned on a curve.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations