Department of Physics & Earth Science

Option III: General Science

COURSE CREDIT
Principles of Biology (BI 111) 4
Principles of Biology (BI 112) 4
Cell Biology (BI 305) 4
Genetics (BI 306) 4
General Chemistry (CH 111) and Laboratory (CH 111L) 4
General Chemistry (CH 112) and Laboratory (CH 112L) 4
One course with accompanying lab from:
Quantitative Analysis (CH 321)
Instrumental Analysis (CH 322), or
Applies Physical Chemistry (CH 341)
4-5
Computer Science (CS 110) or higher 3
Earth Science (ES 131) 4
Earth Science (ES 132) 4
One course from among:
Earth Science (ES 330), Earth Science (ES 345),
Earth Science (ES375), Earth Science (ES 421W*),
Earth Science (ES 441)
3-4
Calculus I (MA 125) 4
Calculus II (MA 126) 4
Technical Physics I (PH 251) 5
Technical Physics II (PH 252) 5
Modern Physics (PH 343) 4
Total 69-71
One course from among:
Microbiology (BI 307) 4
Evolution (BI 312) 3
Ecology (BI 421) 4
Organic Chemistry (CH 312 and Laboratory (CH312L**) 4
Mineralogy (ES 245) 4
Astronomy (PH 125) 4
Intermediate Laboratory (PH 356W*) 4
Total 3-4

*One course with a "W" designation (such as ES 421W, 
PH 356W, or CH 322 and 322LW) must be chosen in order 
to fulfill the university's writing requirement.
**Fulfills computer literacy requirement.