Natural Science Lab Courses
Graduation from Allegheny requires eight credits in the Natural Science division, including four credits of science with laboratory. Please note that not all courses offered by the Environmental Science department count as Natural Science courses! Consult the first page of the “Environmental Science” section of the Catalogue for a list of courses that do count for Natural Science distribution.
The introductory courses below will be offered in Spring, 2014, and satisfy the lab component of the Natural Science requirement. These courses have no prerequisites unless otherwise noted.
Biology 078 , The Biology of Behavior (designed for non-majors)
Chemistry 105 , The Science of Chemistry (designed for non-majors)
Chemistry 120, Chemical Concepts I (pre- or co-requisite: Math 160 or above)
Computer Science 111, Introduction to Computer Science I
Geology 110, Physical Geology
Physics 110, Core Concepts in Physics 1 (pre- or co-requisite: Math 160 or above)
Physics 129, Fundamentals of Astronomy (corequisite: Math 157 or Math 159 or placement into Math 160.) Students may not receive credit for both Physics 020 and Physics 129.