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Physics 110 -63641 - General Physics 1 - Veronica G. Galang

Course:General Physics 1
Professor:Veronica G. Galang
  • Hybrid
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


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Mabuhay! My name is Veronica Galang and I will be your instructor for this semester in this hybrid course  This course runs from August 22 to December 12. In this letter, you will find basic information about the course as well as resources for ensuring your success in education.

Let me start by telling you about me I have an undergraduate degree (B.SE.) in Science, a master's degree (MAT) in Physics with a credential in Information Technology, and currently taking ED.D. My loving husband and I, has four kids 

This course requires a significant time commitment from you. I expect you to spend many hours per week working on the material. This is a full-semester course for 16 weeks. 

Course Description

Presents a non-calculus-based introductory study of Newtonian mechanics, the conservation of energy, momentum, and angular momentum, including topics in vibrational motion, waves, and fluid mechanics. Designed for students majoring in the life sciences or any other major requiring a non-calculus based physics course.


What to Expect in this Course

This is a hybrid course:

  • Weekly labs are in the physical classsroom.
  • Weekly in-class and online HW
  • Exams will take place during lab time in the physical classsroom.
  • All lecture material and assignments (lecture notes, videos, HW, etc..) for this hybrid course is found online on the Canvas course webpages.  You will be using the course webpages on Canvas every week--you should be logging into Canvas at least three times a week.  A tremendous amount of multimedia resources are available for you; multimedia lectures, problem solving videos, and various animations are posted for each week's material.  Expectation that you are regularly watching the posted videos, using the various resources available to you, 


Types of Assessments

Assessments include random and often quizzes, lab activities, mid-term and final exam, and assigned homework.

Examinations will be held in the lab room.

• Weekly MasteringPhysics homework,

• Weekly lab assignments and groupwork

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

College Physics. A Strategic Approach, Knight/Jones/Field, 4th edition, Pearson. ISBN-13: 978-0134609034 ISBN-10: 0134609034

Other Relevant Course Information

Required: review all posted lecture and video material in preparation for the labs.

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex:
  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!

Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

College of the Canyons AAC provides educational services and access for eligible students with documented disabilities who intend to pursue coursework at COC. A variety of programs and services are available which afford eligible students with disabilities the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the college programs and activities through appropriate and reasonable accommodations. For more information on their services visit the Academic Accomodation Center website.

Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

College of the Canyons cares about your emotional and physical health. Learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including free counseling and mental health services available during this time by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center website or by calling them at: 661-362-3259.

The National Suicide Lifeline number is 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK). Please call it if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress - it could save someone's life.

You can also use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. It's free, available 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

The College of the Canyons Veterans Resource Center is a department within the Student Services Division at the college, created to help veterans and veteran dependents with applying to College of the Canyons, enrolling in classes, and requesting VA Education or Vocational Benefits. For more information please visit the Veterans Resource Center website, email or phone (661) 362-3469.


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Last updated: 08/21/2022 Sub#: 1473