AP Physics 1

AP Physics 1 is a trig-based, introductory college level physics course. Students cultivate their understanding of physics through inquiry-based investigations as they explore topics such as Newtonian mechanics (including rotational motion); work, energy and power; mechanical waves and sound; and introductory simple circuits. Emphasis is on preparation for the AP Exam.

Course Subject
Course Number
SC530A & 530B
Grade Level
Course Duration
2 semesters/ This is a year long class
Course Credit
1.0 credit
Corequisite: Pre-calculus/Trigonometry
Course Fee