Skip to main content

College of Science No Credit Course Lists

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE NO COUNT LIST – this is a basic list of courses that cannot be used for any credit to degree requirements.

The “No Count List” of courses can be different depending on a student’s major within the College of Science. Please click on the Department that houses the major or on the major itself. Please note, if a student is pursuing more than one major within the College of Science, the student should check the “No Count List” of courses for each major he or she is pursuing. For any Physics course not included on the no count list: students are only allowed to use credit for one course if credit is earned in multiple courses with similar content. Please check with your academic advisor for a complete list of Physics courses with similar content.

Always check with your College of Science academic advisor for courses that can be used to meet major requirements.

Actuarial Science and Actuarial Science Honors Majors

BIOLOGY MAJORS: Biochemistry, Biology Education, Biochemistry Honors, Biology, Cell Molecular & Developmental Biology, Ecology Evolution & Environmental Biology, Genetics, Health and Disease, Microbiology, Microbiology Honors, Neurobiology & Physiology, or areas in Pre Dental Studies, Pre Medical Studies, or Pre Veterinary Studies.

CHEMISTRY MAJORS: Biochemistry, Chemistry Education, Chemistry, Chemistry (ACS)

COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJORS: Computer Science, Computer Science Honors

EARTH, ATMOSPHERIC, & PLANETARY SCIENCE MAJORS: Atmospheric Science, Environmental Geosciences, Earth/Space Science Teaching, Geology & Geophysics, Planetary Sciences


MATH/STATISTICS MAJORS: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics/Business or Business Math, Mathematics-Computer Science, Mathematics Honors, Math/Operations Research, Mathematics/Statistics, Core Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Statistics Honors, Statistics – Math Emphasis

Mathematics Education Majors

PHYSICS MAJORS: Applied Physics, Applied Physics Honors, Physics Education, Physics, Physics Honors

Purdue University College of Science, 150 N. University St, West Lafayette, IN 47907 • Phone: (765) 494-1729, Fax: (765) 494-1736

Student Advising Office: (765) 494-1771, Fax: (765) 496-3015 • Science IT, (765) 494-4488

© 2020 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue ? Please contact the College of Science Webmaster.