AP Physics C (Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism)

Department:
Credit:
1.0
SCI/CELT
Length:
1 Year
Grade Level (s):
11
12
Note: B+ or higher in Physics, Co-requisite of AP Calculus AB or AP Calculus BC

Mechanics & Electromagnetism is a full-year, calculus-based, college-level physics course, especially appropriate for students planning to specialize or major in physical science or engineering. Students will explore Newton's Laws, circular and rotational motion, conservation laws, electric circuits, field theory, and magnetism. The course work and laboratory activities will focus on the student's ability to explain observations using physics theories, algebra, and calculus.