Concentrations

Requirements

The Broad-Field Science major requires that students complete either concentrations (additional coursework) in two science disciplines OR a minor in one of the science disciplines plus a two-semester core option in one other science.

Available Concentrations

Courses in italics are part of the core curriculum.

Biology Concentration

BIOL 1650 Unity of Life (5 cr)
BIOL 1750 Diversity of Life (5cr)
BIOL 2340 Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology (4 cr)
BIOL 3330 Genetics (3 cr)
BIOL 3450 Ecology and Evolution (3 cr)
Biology Minor: Complete the concentration + 4 credits of biology courses numbered above 2000 excluding 4010, 4410, 4660 and 4920.

Chemistry Concentration

CHEM 1140 General Chemistry I (4 cr)
CHEM 1240 General Chemistry II (4 cr)
CHEM 2150 Quantitative Analysis (4 cr)
CHEM 3510 Organic Chemistry Lab (1 cr)
CHEM 3540 Organic Chemistry (4 cr)
Chemistry Minor: Complete the concentration + 7 credits of chemistry courses numbered above 2000 that must include either CHEM 2730 (Inorganic Chemistry) OR CHEM 4630+4610 (Biochemistry and Biochemistry Lab).

Earth and Space Science Concentration

PHSC 1340+1310 Astronomy and Astronomy Lab (5 cr)
GEOG 1240 Physical Geography: Weather & Climate (4 cr)
GEOL 1140 Physical Geology (4 cr)
GEOG 1140 Global Landforms (4 cr) OR GEOL 1240 Historical Geology (4 cr)
GEOL 3430 Hydrogeology (3 cr) OR GEOL 3550 Process Geomorphology (4 cr) OR GEOL 4840 Soil Geomorphology (4 cr)
NO minor is available in earth and space science.

Physics Concentration

PHSC 1340+1310 Astronomy + Astronomy Lab (5 cr)
MATH 2640 Calculus I (4 cr)
PHYS 2240 General Physics I (4 cr)
PHYS 2340 General Physics II (4 cr)
MATH 2740 Calculus II (4 cr)
MATH 2840 Calculus III (4 cr)
PHYS 3140 Modern Physics (4 cr)
INDUSTDY 2260 Electronic Circuits (3 cr) OR GENENG 2930 Applications of Electrical Engineering (3 cr)
Physics Minor: Complete the concentration + 4 more credits which can be from PHYS, ENGPHY, or GENENG 2630 Thermoscience.