General Physics I

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    General Physics I

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Calculus I. Unofficial transcript submission required.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The principles of physics are the basis of modern technology. Understanding the concepts of physics and knowing how to solve physics-related problems are a key requirement for success in advanced studies in all technical fields including biology, medicine, and the health sciences. The purpose of this course is to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of the principles and processes of the physical world with an emphasis on problem-solving and critical thinking. Topics include: the dynamics and behavior of matter, their motion, the forces involved, the exchanges of energy, force, momentum, and the basics of concepts such as space and time. Students taking General Physics I will develop an understanding of the physical aspects of nature and learn the scientific method and its application to scientific inquiries. In-class discussion along with group and individual work will enhance and consolidate students' understanding of basic physical principles and applications.

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