General Science, Bachelor of Arts

Requirements

The B.A. degree with a major in general science consists of 49-50 credits of natural science courses as outlined below.

The B.A. degree requires completion of a foreign language through the intermediate level.

Courses Required for Major (Core Curriculum)

Biology Required Courses
BIOL 1450BIOLOGY I5
BIOL 1750BIOLOGY II5
Chemistry Required Courses
CHEM 1180
CHEM 1184
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
4
CHEM 1190
CHEM 1194
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
4
Geology Required Course
GEOL 1170INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY4
Physics Required Courses
Physics may be taken on an algebraic or calculus level. Select one of the following options:10
Option 1:
GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
GENERAL PHYSICS
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II
Option 2:
GENERAL PHYSICS I - CALCULUS LEVEL
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I
GENERAL PHYSICS-CALCULUS LEVEL
and GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II
Mathematics/Statistics Required Courses
Select one of the following options:5-6
Option 1:
CALCULUS I
CALCULUS FOR BIOMEDICINE
Option 2:
CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
And an approved statistics course
Electives
Select 12 credits of electives at the 2000 level or higher in at least two of the following disciplines: biology, chemistry, physics, geology.12
Total Credits49-50