Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Mechanics and Energy

PHYSICS XL 5A

This is the first course in pre-medical physics sequence, which discusses the statics and dynamics of forces, motion and energy.

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Fall
Winter
Remote Instruction
Starting at $1,060.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0

What you can learn.

  • Evaluate how calculus is applied in physical sciences
  • Evaluate how calculus is applied in physical sciences
  • Assess the applications of physics in various biological and biochemical systems

About this course:

Statics and dynamics of forces, motion, and energy, including thermal energy, with applications to biological and biochemical systems. Transferable for UC credit.
Prerequisites

LIFESCI 30A, 30B, or MATH 3A, 3B, and 3C (3C may be taken concurrently), or equivalent. PHYSICS 5A, 5B, and 5C form a one-year sequence in basic physics for students in the biological and health sciences. Calculus is used throughout. Successful completion of basic calculus courses is a prerequisite for admission to this sequence.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
-
Monday, Wednesday
Location: Online
Instructor: Jacqueline Pau
375897
Fee:
$1,060.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 11, 2020.

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver form.

Physics XL 5B and XL 5C will be offered in Winter Quarter and Spring Quarter. Nonscience majors interested in a general physics course should take XL 10 Physics when next offered. Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences.

Enrollment limited to 26 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 2, 2020.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 05, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Sep 28, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 30, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Sep 30, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 5, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 7, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Oct 7, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 12, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 14, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Oct 14, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 19, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 21, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Oct 21, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 26, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 28, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Oct 28, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 2, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 4, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Nov 4, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 9, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 11, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Nov 11, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 16, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 18, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Nov 18, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 23, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 25, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Nov 25, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 30, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Dec 2, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Dec 2, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Dec 7, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Enrollment Closed
-
Monday, Wednesday
Location: Online
Instructor: Jacqueline Pau
375906
Fee:
$1,060.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 11, 2020.

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver form.

Physics XL 5B and XL 5C will be offered in Winter Quarter and Spring Quarter. Nonscience majors interested in a general physics course should take XL 10 Physics when next offered. Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences.

Enrollment limited to 26 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 2, 2020.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 05, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Sep 28, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Sep 28, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 30, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 5, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Oct 5, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 7, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 12, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Oct 12, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 14, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 19, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Oct 19, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 21, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 26, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Oct 26, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 28, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 2, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Nov 2, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 4, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 9, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 11, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 16, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Nov 16, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 18, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 23, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Nov 23, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 25, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 30, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Nov 30, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Dec 2, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Dec 7, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Enrollment Closed
-
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
Location: Online
Instructor: Jacqueline Pau
377738
Fee:
$1,060.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 11 and 26, 2020.

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver form.

Physics XL 5B and XL 5C will be offered in Winter Quarter and Spring Quarter. Nonscience majors interested in a general physics course should take XL 10 Physics when next offered. Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences.

Enrollment limited to 26 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 2, 2020.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 05, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Sep 28, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 30, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Oct 1, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 5, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 7, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Oct 8, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 12, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 14, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Oct 15, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 19, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 21, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Oct 22, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 26, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 28, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Oct 29, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 2, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 4, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Nov 5, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 9, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 11, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 16, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 18, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Nov 19, 2020
6:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 23, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 25, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 30, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Dec 2, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Thu Dec 3, 2020
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Dec 7, 2020
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday, Wednesday
Location: Online
Instructor: Arash Bellafard
377171
Fee:
$1,060.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver form.

Physics XL 5B and XL 5C will be offered in Winter Quarter and Spring Quarter. Nonscience majors interested in a general physics course should take XL 10 Physics when next offered. Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences.

Enrollment limited to 26 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 8, 2021.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Jan 5, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Jan 12, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Jan 19, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Jan 26, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Feb 2, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Feb 9, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Feb 16, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Feb 23, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 24, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Mar 2, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Mar 9, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday, Wednesday
Location: Online
377172
Fee:
$1,060.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment/class participation contingent on signing a liability waiver form.

Physics XL 5B and XL 5C will be offered in Winter Quarter and Spring Quarter. Nonscience majors interested in a general physics course should take XL 10 Physics when next offered. Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Fulfills in part the UCLA General Education requirement for Physical Sciences.

Enrollment limited to 26 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 8, 2021.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Jan 6, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Jan 13, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Jan 20, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jan 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Jan 27, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Feb 3, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Feb 10, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Feb 17, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Feb 24, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Feb 24, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Mar 3, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Mar 10, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Tue Mar 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Mar 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online

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