Tutorial assistance for these courses can be obtained by participating in Guided Study Groups (GSG) in fall and spring semesters. GSG sessions are free and are led two to three times a week by an undergraduate peer leader, who has previously met success in the course. Click on the “Study Groups” tab for detailed information.
BIOL 110 - Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity (4)
A study of the evolution of the major groups of organisms including the fundamental concepts of biology.
CHEM 110 - Chemical Principles I (3)
Basic concepts and quantitative relations.
CHEM 210 - Organic Chemistry I (3)
Principles and theories; nomenclature; chemistry of the functional groups; applications of spectroscopy.
PHYS 211L - General Physics: Mechanics (0-4)
Calculus-based study of the basic concepts of mechanics: motion, force, Newton’s laws, energy, collisions, and rotation.
PHYS 250 - Introductory Physics I (0-4)
Selected topics in mechanics, heat, and sound.
Learning Assistance Resources for Science and Engineering Students
Many colleges at Penn State provide advising and tutoring resources locally for students who take their courses. Some departments also provide private tutor lists. So if you do not find exactly what you need, please ask your classmates and instructors if they know how you can find available tutors.
Here are some links to college-based academic assistance resources.
- Learning Assistance for Eberly College of Science Courses - http://science. psu.edu/advising/success/eberlyassistance
- College of Earth and Mineral Sciences – Ryan Family Student Center - http://www. ems. psu.edu/student_center
- College of Engineering Advising - http://www. engr. psu.edu/mep/AEC.html
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