Advisement Questions

New Hudson Valley students may need advisement on what courses to take to fulfill their academic and career goals. Students with limited mathematics and little or no physics background in high school are advised to take basic physics classes and college level mathematics classes if they wish to pursue the sciences further in college.

Courses without prerequisite high school physics and limited mathematics background

  • PHYS 095 Foundations of Physics I
  • PHYS 100 Physical Science I
  • PHYS 101 Physical Science II
  • PHYS 105 Introduction to Astronomy
  • PHYS 145 Introductory Geology
  • PHYS 120 Physics
  • PHYS 115 Physics
  • PHYS 125 Physics for Telecommunications Technology - Verizon

Prerequisite/corequisite courses in mathematics or a previous physics course are required for the following courses:

  • PHYS 096 Foundations of Physics II
  • PHYS 135 Technical Physics I
  • PHYS 136 Technical Physics II
  • PHYS 110 Physics for the Health Sciences
  • PHYS 150 General Physics I
  • PHYS 151 General Physics II
  • PHYS 250 General Physics III
  • PHYS 251 General Physics IV
  • PHYS 255 Research Reading in Physics
  • PHY 256 Experimental Research in Physics I
  • PHYS 257 Experimental Research in Physics II
  • PHYS 140 Physics I
  • PHYS 141 Physics II
  • PHYS 130 Physics for Telecommunications Technology
  • PHYS 146 Evolution of the Earth

For further questions about courses, please contact the Department of Biology, Chemistry and Physics at (518) 629-7407.