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Natural Science One Option 7-8 credits

Option I: Two-semester Laboratory Course Sequence 8 credits

Two courses with laboratories (4 credits each) from the natural science laboratory course list below. These two courses do not have to be taken in sequence.

Natural Science Laboratory Courses
Course Title Credits
BIOL 103 Life on Earth 4
BIOL 104 Human Biology: How the Human Body Works 4
BIOL 106 Human Genetics and Health 4
CHEM 101 College Chemistry I 4
CHEM 102 College Chemistry II 4
CHEM 111 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 112 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 113
Advanced General Chemistry I
4
CHEM 114
Advanced General Chemistry II
4
GEOS 101/102 The Dynamic Earth with lab 4
GEOS 103/104 Oceans and Atmospheres with lab 4
GEOS 105/106 Exploring the Universe with lab 4
GEOS 201
Foundations of Geology
4
GEOS 203
Surficial Processes
4
PHYS 111/121 Physics I with lab 4
PHYS 112/122 Physics II with lab 4
PHYS 131/141 Physics I with lab (calculus) 4
PHYS 132/142 Physics II with lab (calculus) 4
PHYS 151/161
Medical Physics with Lab
4
SCI 105 Physical Science I 4
SCI 107/117 Chemistry for Everyone
4

 

Option II: One Laboratory plus One Nonlaboratory Course

One course with laboratory (4 credits) from the natural science laboratory course list below, followed by one course (3 credits) from natural science nonlaboratory course list.

Laboratory Courses
Course Title Credits
BIOL 103 Life on Earth 4
BIOL 104 Human Biology: How the Human Body Works 4
BIOL 106 Human Genetics and Health 4
CHEM 101 College Chemistry I 4
CHEM 111 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 113 Advanced General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 114
Advanced General Chemistry II
4
GEOS 101/102 The Dynamic Earth (with lab) 4
GEOS 103/104 Oceans and Atmospheres (with lab) 4
GEOS 105/106 Exploring the Universe (with lab) 4
GEOS 201 Foundations of Geology 4
GEOS 203 Surficial Processes 4
PHYS 111/121 Physics I (with lab) 4
PHYS 131/141 Physics I (calculus based) with lab 4
PHYS 151/161 Medical Physics (with lab) 4
SCI 105 Physical Science I 4
SCI 107/117 Chemistry for Everyone 4
Nonlaboratory Courses
Course Title Credits
BIOL 107
Introduction to Forensic Biology
3
BIOL 113 Genetics in Modern Society 3
BIOL 114 Environmental Science 3
BIOL 115 Biotic Diversity of North America 3
BIOL 116 Introduction to Marine Biology 3
BIOL 117 Understanding HIV Biology and AIDS 3
BIOL 118 History of Pain 3
BIOL 119 Emerging Diseases 3
CHEM 105 The Forensic Chemistry of CSI 3
GEOS 101 The Dynamic Earth 3
GEOS 103 Oceans and Atmospheres 3
GEOS 105 Exploring the Universe 3
GEOS 150 Geology of National Parks 3
GEOS 151 The Age of Dinosaurs 3
GEOS 152 Physical Resources of the Earth 3
GEOS 153 Forensic Geology 3
GEOS 154 Exploration of Space 3
PHYS 101 Energy and Our Environment 3
PHYS 105 Physics of Light and Sound 3
PHYS 111 Physics I Lecture 3
PHYS 112 Physics II Lecture 3
PHYS 131 Physics I Lecture (calculus) 3
PHYS 132 Physics II Lecture (calculus) 3
PHYS 151 Medical Physics Lecture 3
SCI 107
Chemistry for Everyone
3
SCI 201 Great Ideas in Science 3
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