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Area D: Natural Sciences and Mathematics (for Majors other than in Natural Sciences or Nursing)

Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Technology

D1a. Science (Non-Science Majors)

7 hours

Non-Science majors must satisfactorily complete two courses and one laboratory in Area D1 from the following list:

ASTR 1010 Solar System Astronomy ASTR 1020/L Stellar and Galactic Astronomy BIOL 1111/L Introductory Biology I BIOL  1112 Introductory Biology II CHEM 1151/L Survey of Chemistry I CHEM 1152 Survey of Chemistry II PHYS 1111/L Introductory Physics I PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics II

Students with non-science majors may elect to take the Principles versions of science sequences listed for science majors in Area D1c if they desire.  However, both courses in the Principles sequences require laboratories for a total of eight (8) credit hours, one more than is required for non-science majors.

Second courses in the same discipline require the first as a prerequisite.

Students may not receive credit for both the first Principles course and the other first course in the same discipline (i.e. taking BIOL 1107/L and BIOL 1111/L is not permitted). 

D1b. Science (Health Professions Majors)

8 hours

Health Professions majors must satisfactorily complete a two-semester science course and laboratory sequence from the following. (A sequence is required for Health Profession majors): BIOL 1107/L Principles of Biology I BIOL 1108/L Principles of Biology II OR CHEM 1151/L Survey of Chemistry I CHEM 1152/L Survey of Chemistry II OR CHEM 1211/L Principles of Chemistry I CHEM 1212/L Principles of Chemistry II OR PHYS 1111/L Introductory Physics I PHYS 1112/L Introductory Physics II OR PHYS 2211/L Principles of Physics I PHYS 2212/L Principles of Physics II

Second courses in a discipline require the first as a prerequisite. Life science majors require PHYS 1111/L and PHYS 1112/L in the upper division core.

D1c. Science (Science Majors)

8 hours

Science majors must satisfactorily complete a two three-hour science courses and their two accompanying one-hour laboratory courses from the following.  A sequence is not required.

BIOL 1107/L Principles of Biology I BIOL 1108/L Principles of Biology II CHEM 1211/L Principles of Chemistry I CHEM 1212/L Principles of Chemistry II PHYS 2211/L Principles of Physics I PHYS 2212/L Principles of Physics II

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Life science majors require PHYS 1111/L and PHYS 1112/L in the upper division core

D2. Additional Science, Math or Technology

(3 hours)

All students must complete an additional three hours in Area D2 from the following courses (some majors have specific D2 requirements. Students should consult their advisors for details):/em>

CSCI 1301 Computer Science I MATH 1221 Finite Mathematics MATH 1231 Introductory Statistics MATH 1241 Survey of Calculus MATH 1113 Pre-calculus MATH 1501 Calculus I MATH 2502 Calculus II SCI 1901 Selected Topics in Science

Students selecting MATH 1501 or MATH 2502 will count three hours in Area D2 and one hour in Area F or in their degree requirements.