Introductory Science Courses

Last updated Sept. 13, 2021

The list of currently approved SFA courses includes two categories: general introductory science courses (for majors and minors) and courses designed for SFA. This course list will be updated as new courses are added or previous courses are significantly modified. Some of these courses have prerequisites; please check the course catalogue or department.

Course IDTitleInstructorCross-listed


BIOL-103Foundations in Biology IElmendorf, Heidi, Chan, Mun Chun
BIOL-104Foundations in Biology IIPatten, Manus, Fox, Jennifer, Green, Linda


CHEM-055Gen Chem for MajorsGlick, Diana
CHEM-001General Chemistry I
CHEM-002General Chemistry IIGlick, Diana
CHEM-056Gen Chem II for MajorsGlick, Diana

Environmental Studies

ENST-220Intro to Environmental Sciencevan Doorn, Angela

Human Science

HSCI-101Human Biology INelson, Ted


PHYS-101Principles of PhysicsJohnson, Patrick
PHYS-102Principles of Physics IIJohnson, Patrick
PHYS-151MechanicsBlair, Dan; Lavine, James
PHYS-152Electromagnetic PhenomenaLiu, Amy
PHYS-153Quantum PhysicsDoughty, Leanne


PSYC-001-01General PsychologyMarsh, Abigail (this section only)