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Natural Science

The Natural Science requirements assist students in gaining a practical understanding of the scientific method and applying it in at least four substantial lab experiences in each core science course. In a lab experience, the student will learn how to gather and analyze data, draw conclusions and make inferences.

You must complete two courses from the list below, at least one must be from Group A. NOTE: Core Math must be completed prior to enrolling in most of the Core Natural Sciences.

Group A

  • ATMS 121-Climate Change: The Science Basis
  • BIOL 100 -Biology: Principles and Applications
  • BIOL 125 How Science Works: Biological Case Studies
  • BIOL 191 -Intro to Organismal Biology I AND
  • BIOL 192 -Principles of Biological Investigation
  • CHEM 100 -Molecules & Life in the Modern World
  • CHEM 121 -General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 122 -General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 201 -General Chem. for Scientists /Engineers I
  • CHEM 202 -General Chem. for Scientists /Engineers II
  • GEOG 121 -Climate Change and its Environ. Impacts
  • GEOL 100 -Earthquakes, Volcanoes & Natural Disasters
  • GEOL 101/103(L) -General Geology I w/ lab
  • PHYS 100 -Introductory Physics
  • PHYS 151 -General Physics I w/lab
  • PHYS 152 -General Physics II w/lab
  • PHYS 180/L-Physics for Scientists & Engineers I
  • PHYS 181/L -Physics for Physics For Scientists And Engineers II
  • PHYS 182/L -Physics for Physics For Scientists And Engineers III

Group B

  • ANTH 102 R -Introduction to Physical Anthropology
  • AST 109 -Planetary Astronomy
  • AST 110 -Stellar Astronomy
  • ATMS 117 -Introduction to Meteorology
  • ENV 100 -Humans and the Environment
  • GEOG 103 -Geography of the World's Environment
  • NUTR 121 -Human Nutrition
  • PSY 103 -Intro to Psychology as a Natural Science
  • VM 200 -Companion and Service Animal Science: Care & Management

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