Natural Science Lab Courses

For all students who matriculated before Fall, 2016, 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 Environmental Science course descriptions in the Academic Bulletin to find out which division (if any) a particular ENVSC course counts towards to satisfy the distribution Requirement.

The introductory courses below will be offered during the 2016-17 academic year and satisfy the lab component of the Natural Science requirement. These courses have no prerequisites unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2016

CHEM 105 The Science of Chemistry (designed for non-majors; must be taken on the letter-grade basis)

CHEM 120 Chemical Concepts 1 (co-requisite: MATH 160 Calculus I)

CMPSC 111 Introduction to Computer Science I

GEO 108 Environmental Geology

GEO 110 Physical Geology

PHYS 110 Core Concepts in Physics I (co-requisite: MATH 160 Calculus I)

PHYS 129 Fundamentals of Astronomy (co-requisite: MATH 157. MATH 159, or placement into MATH 160)

Spring 2017

CHEM 110 Principles of Chemistry 1 (pre- or co-requisite: MATH 158 or MATH 160)

CMPSC 111 Introduction to Computer Science I

GEO 108 Environmental Geology

GEO 110 Physical Geology

PHYS 020 Introductory Astronomy (designed for non-majors; students may not receive credit for both Physics 020 and Physics 129).

PHYS 101 Fundamentals of Physics I (pre- or co-requisite: MATH 158 or MATH 160 or permission of instructor)