Courses for Non-Majors

For students majoring in other sciences or wishing to enter medical school after Amherst, Physics 116 and 117 (Introductory Physics I and II) provide an introduction to mechanics and electromagnetism. Physics 119 (Life at the Nanoscale) provides an introduction to physics at the molecular scale. All have one semester of calculus as a requisite, have laboratory sections, and satisfy the requirements of medical schools for physics. Physics 116 and 117 are offered every semester.