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 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 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|