Physics

Catalog Number
PHYx140
Exam Type
Multiple Choice
Credit / Level
6.0 / Lower

The UExcel examination in Physics measures knowledge and understanding of material typically taught in a two-semester (lecture-only) algebra/trigonometry-based course sequence in Physics. The content of the examination corresponds with course offerings commonly called Physics I & II. The examination assumes a familiarity with units and conversion, scientific notation and orders of magnitude, algebra, trigonometry, and graphing techniques. The examination tests for a comprehensive knowledge of facts and terminology, an understanding of physical concepts and theories, and the student’s ability to apply this knowledge and understanding to analyze and solve a variety of problems. (Multiple-choice examination)

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