Department of Physics & Astronomy

Introductory Courses

The following courses can be used to fulfill the Natural Science distribution requirement. Further information on Lehman College's general education requirements can be found here.

Courses for science/math majors:

  • PHY 166/167 - Two-semester Introductory Physics (algebra based) [Each 6 hours (4, lecture; 2, lab), 5 credits]Recommended for pre-health students.
  • PHY 168/169 - Two-semester Introductory Physics (calculus based) [Each 6 hours (4, lecture; 2, lab), 5 credits] For pre-engineering, science, and math students.

General education courses:

  • PHY 135 - Fundamental Concepts and Methods of Physics [5 hours (3, lecture; 2, lab), 4 credits]
  • PHY 140 - Physics of Sound [5 hours (3, lecture; 2, lab), 4 credits]
  • AST 117 - Astronomy of Stellar Systems [5 hours (3, lecture; 2, lab), 4 credits]
  • AST 136 - Astronomy of the Solar System [5 hours (3, lecture; 2, lab), 4 credits]

The following courses can be used to fulfill the Pathways requirements.

Pathways common core - Life and Physical Sciences:

  • PHY 131 - Conceptual Physics [3 hours (2, lecture; 1, lab), 3 credits]
  • PHY 141 - Sound, Speech, and Music [3 hours (2, lecture; 1, lab), 3 credits]
  • PHY 151 - Energy and the Environment [3 hours (2, lecture; 1, lab), 3 credits]

Pathways flexible core - Scientific World:

  • AST 101 - Introduction to Astronomy[3 hours (3 lecture), 3 credits]

The following courses can be used to satisfy either the Pathways Life and Physical Sciences (common core) or Scientific World (flexible core) requirement:

  • PHY 166/167 - Two-semester Introductory Physics (algebra based) [Each 6 hours (4, lecture; 2, lab), 5 credits]
  • PHY 168/169 - Two-semester Introductory Physics (calculus based) [Each 6 hours (4, lecture; 2, lab), 5 credits]
  • PHY 135 - Fundamental Concepts and Methods of Physics [5 hours (3, lecture; 2, lab), 4 credits]

 

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