College of Arts and Sciences


Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, and Astronomy
Physics and Astronomy Courses for Non-Majors

The following courses are intended for students mot majoring in the sciences. They assume little or no background in science or mathematics.  PHYS-P 101 can serve as an excellent preparatory course for PHYS-P 201 or PHYS-P 221.  All courses listed can be used to satisfy divisional distribution requirements as well as prepare students for 200 level general physics.

  • PHYS-P 101 (Physics in the Modern World, 4 cr)
  • AST-A 100 (The Solar System, 3 cr)
  • AST-A 105 (Stars and Galaxies, 3 cr)
  • AST-A 109 (Charting the Night Sky, 3 cr)
  • AST-A 200 (Introduction to Cosmology, 3 cr)

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