We receive a large volume of email during the course registration period, and we have created this webpage to help with frequently asked questions (FAQ).
Please contact the department office at firstname.lastname@example.org if the answer to your question is not provided on this page.
Special information for students interested in Phy 201/202- If you can’t get into either of these courses, see Laurel Leonard (Assistant Dean of the School of Science) in P107 and ask to fill out a waitlist form. At the end of the registration period, we will move students off of the waitlist into any available seats.
Why can’t I get into PHY 103?
Physical, Earth and Space Science (PHY 103) is reserved for Elementary Education majors.
Why can’t I get into PHY 120?
This introductory Geology course fills quickly and if you are not a senior or a rising sophomore Civil Engineer you may have to wait to take it. You can also satisfy your liberal learning Natural Science with Lab requirement with PHY 171 or PHY 162/163. We do not keep a wait list for PHY 120.