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

Calculus series, such as LIFESCI 30A, 30B OR MATH 3A, 3B, 3C (3C may be taken concurrently), OR MATH XL 31A, 31B 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 2021 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
Monday, Wednesday
Wait List
See Details
Instructor: Jacqueline Pau
382182
Fee:
$1,060.00
Remote Instructionformat icon
Location: Online
Notes

No meeting November 22 & 24, 2021.

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: September 24, 2021

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 27, 2021
Course Requirements
UNIV PHYSICS LIFE SCI W/2 WKBKS & MASTERING 24 MO ACCESS by Randall D Knight
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Sep 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 22, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Sep 22, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Sep 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Sep 29, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Oct 6, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Oct 13, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Oct 20, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Oct 27, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Nov 3, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 8, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Nov 10, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 15, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Wed Nov 17, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Dec 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
-
Monday, Wednesday
Wait List
See Details
Instructor: Jacqueline Pau
382183
Fee:
$1,060.00
Remote Instructionformat icon
Location: Online
Notes

No meeting November 22, 2021 and November, 24, 2021

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: September 24, 2021

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 27, 2021
Course Requirements
UNIV PHYSICS LIFE SCI W/2 WKBKS & MASTERING 24 MO ACCESS by Knight
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Sep 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Sep 20, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 22, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Sep 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Sep 27, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Oct 4, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Oct 11, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Oct 18, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Oct 25, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Nov 1, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 8, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Nov 8, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 15, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Mon Nov 15, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Dec 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
-
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Available
See Details
Instructor: Jacqueline Pau
383590
Fee:
$1,060.00
Remote Instructionformat icon
Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Sep 20, 2021
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 22, 23 and 24.

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: September 24, 2021

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 27, 2021
Course Requirements
UNIV PHYSICS LIFE SCI W/2 WKBKS & MASTERING 24 MO ACCESS by Knight
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Sep 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Sep 21, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 22, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Sep 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Sep 28, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Oct 5, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Oct 12, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Oct 19, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Oct 26, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Nov 2, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 8, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Nov 9, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 15, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lab
Tue Nov 16, 2021
8:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Dec 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:45PM PT
Online

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