High School Prerequisites by Course

Several university-level science courses have high school-level courses as recommended background or prerequisites. Students are advised to complete recommended background courses before registering in the university-level course; students must have successfully completed prerequisites before they may register in the university-level course.

 

UofL Science course

 

High School course

Biochemistry

2300

Chemistry 30**

Biology

1010

Biology 30 and Chemistry 30**

Biology

1020

Recommended: Biology 30

Biology

2000

Mathematics 30-1* (and Biology 1010 and Biology 1020)

Biology

2200

Mathematics 30-1* (and Biology 1010 and Biology 1020)

Chemistry

0500

Recommended: (Chemistry 20 or Science 30) and (Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2)

Chemistry

1000

Chemistry 30** and Mathematics 30-1*
Recommended: Mathematics 31 and Physics 30

Chemistry

1110

Recommended: Chemistry 30** and Mathematics 30-1*

Chemistry

2320

Chemistry 30**

Computer Science

1620

Mathematics 30‑1 or Mathematics 30‑2

Computer Science

1820

Mathematics 30‑1 or Mathematics 30‑2

Mathematics

0500

Mathematics 30‑2

Mathematics

1410

Mathematics 30-1*

Mathematics

1510

Mathematics 30-1*

Mathematics

1560

Mathematics 30-1*
Recommended: Mathematics 31 and a blended grade of at least 75% in Mathematics 30-1*

Philosophy

2234

Recommended: Science 30 or a 1000-level course (3.0 credit hours) in Mathematics or Science

Physics

1000

Physics 30, and Mathematics 30-1*

Corequisite: Mathematics 1560

Physics

1050

Mathematics 30-1*
Recommended: One course in the physical sciences at the 20 level or above

Physics

2130

Physics 30 or Physics 1050 and Mathematics 30-1*

Corequisite: Mathematics 1560

Statistics

1770

Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2

* Instead of Mathematics 30-1 students may use UofL’s Mathematics 0500.
** Instead of Chemistry 30, students may use UofL’s Chemistry 0500.
Note: Sociology 2130 is a Social Science rather than a Science course, but has a recommended background of Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2.