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Undergraduate Courses

INTRODUCTORY PHYSICS COURSES

Stanford offers four introductory physics sequences for a full range of interests, from non-science students to prospective majors.  These are:

  • the "teen" series:  for the humanities or social science student who wishes to become familiar with the content and methodology of modern physics
  • the "20" series: an algebra-based sequence for life science and pre-medical students
  • the "40" series:  a calculus-based sequence for most physical science and engineering students
  • the "60" series:  for students with signifigant preparation in physics and calculus

ADDITIONAL COURSE RESOURCES

There are several resources to help you decide which sequence is most appropriate for your preparation and interests: