Approved Courses: Science and Nature

The following courses have been approved for inclusion in the University Core of Common Studies. Unless noted as a dual-application course, each course satisfies a three-credit-hour requirement in the knowledge area under which it is listed.

New courses are approved for the core each semester. Decisions about core credit for transfer courses, Advanced Placement courses, International Baccalaureate and CLEP are made by college designees in consultation with the director of the University Core of Common Studies.

Choose 3 credit hours from the following list:

  • ARSC 1020 Major Concepts in Modern Science 1
  • ARSC 1021 Major Concepts in Modern Science 2
  • BIOL 1001 General Biology 1
  • BIOL 1009 Biology for Non-science Majors
  • BIOL 1406 Plants, Pathogens, and People
  • BIOL 1410 The Biology of Human Disease
  • BISC 1010 Contemporary Issues in Nutrition
  • BISC 2015 + BISC 2016 (NEW AY 2014-15) NOTE: both courses must be completed to receive credit for Science and Nature requirement
  • BISC 1015 Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • CHEM 1001 General Chemistry 1
  • CHEM 1002 General Chemistry 2
  • CHEM 1014 General Chemistry for Chemistry Majors
  • CHEM 1080 Chemistry and the World (NEW AY 2014-15)
  • PHYS 1001 General Physics 1
  • PHYS 1002 General Physics 2
  • PHYS 1003 General Physics with Introductory Calculus 1
  • PHYS 1004 General Physics with Introductory Calculus 2
  • PHYS 1007 Survey of Meteorology
  • PHYS 1008 Astronomy and Space Physics
  • PHYS 1009 Earth and Environmental Physics
  • PHYS 1013 Classical and Modern Physics with Calculus 1
  • PHYS 1014 Classical and Modern Physics with Calculus 2
  • PRST 1120 Aspects of Modern Science
Student studying on campus

Snapshot

Students in class

Snapshot is a schedule of classes for every term that offers course descriptions, dates, times, requirements and more. Visit Snapshot for more information about class availability and schedules for current or upcoming terms.

Find a class