Department of Physics & Astronomy

Introductory Courses

Lab manuals for introductory courses can be found here.

The following courses can be used to fulfill the Natural Science distribution and/or Pathways requirements. Consult the table below for details of requirements satisfied. Further information on Lehman College's general education requirements can be found here.

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

 

 

Pathways

Life & Physical Science

Pathways

Scientific World

Natural Science

distribution requirement

(pre-2013)

AST 101

 

X

 

AST 117

 

 

X

PHY 131

X

 

 

PHY 135

X

X

X

PHY 140

X

X

 

PHY 141

X

 

 

PHY 151

X

 

 

PHY 166

X

X

X

PHY 167

X

X

X

PHY 168

X

X

X

PHY 169

X

X

X

 

 

 

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