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# Distribution Requirements in Area of Natural Science and Mathematics

Required for the B.S. degree: One laboratory science course (4 credit hours), one additional science course (3-4 credit hours), and one additional, higher-level mathematics course (3-4 credit hours) beyond the course used to satisfy the core requirement (ISO 2, 3 [science, math], 4)

Required for the B.A. and B.G.S. degrees: One laboratory science course (4 credit hours) and either one additional science course or one additional, higher-level mathematics course beyond the course used to satisfy the core requirement (3-4 credit hours) (ISO 2, 3 [science, math], 4)

Criteria for __Science courses:__

- The course content must be derived using the scientific method.
- The course must have a significant emphasis on the scientific method and its applications.

Courses that fulfill the __Science__ requirement (Course numbers ending with 4 are lab courses):

BIO 1104 | Biology Concepts |

BIO 1214 | Principles of Biology I |

BIO 2014 | Zoology |

BIO 2124 | Botany |

BIO 2223 | Human Physiology |

BIO 4783 | SS: Bioethics |

CHM 1014 | General Chemistry I |

CHM 1024 | General Chemistry II |

ENS 1023 | Environmental Science |

PHE 2603 | Human Physiology |

PHE 3003 | Nutrition |

PHE 3123 | Kinesiology |

PHE 4103 | Physiology of Exercise |

PHS 1004 | Introductory Physical Science |

PHS 1023 | Earth Science |

PHS 1024 | Earth Science with Lab |

PHS 2783 | SS: Astronomy |

PHS 1044 | Astronomy with Lab |

PHS 2783 | SS: Science and Pseudoscience |

PHY 2014 | College Physics I |

PHY 2024 | College Physics II |

PHY 2114 | General Physics I |

PHY 2124 | General Physics II |

PSY 2783/3053 | Health Psychology |

PSY 3163 | Physiological Psychology |

Criteria for __Mathematics__ courses:

- The course must promote and develop logical and systematic reasoning.
- The course must use symbolic notation, representation, and manipulation.
- The course must be algebra-based and use rigorous algebraic manipulation and techniques.
- The course must give students a foundation of mathematical techniques and critical thinking strategies that prepare them to solve mathematical-based problems in various fields of study.

Courses that fulfill the __Mathematics__ requirement:

BSA 3023 | Business Statistics I |

CSC 1013 | Introduction to Computer Science |

CSC 2123 | Discrete Mathematics |

MTH 1043 | College Trigonometry |

MTH 2015 | Calculus I |

MTH 2024 | Calculus II (if Calculus I was taken for the core requirement) |

MTH 2123 | Discrete Mathematics |

MTH 3143 | Survey of Mathematics - Geometry, Measurement, Probability and Statistics |

Previously offered courses that fulfill this requirement:

MTH 2153 | Mathematics for Middle Level Teachers II |

MTH 2163 | Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II |

PSY 4023 | Experimental Methods in the Behavioral Sciences |

PSY 2003 | Fundamental Descriptive Statistics for Behavioral Sciences |

PSY 3003 | Fundamental Inferential Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences |