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College of Science
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Science and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Bachelor of Science


Area A Essential Skills                           Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better) 
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
MATH 1113

Area B Institutional Options                 Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110 
Select one of the following courses: 
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2745/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755/ LEAD 1705/LIBR 1105
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective. 

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts               Required Hours: 6 
Select one of the following humanities courses: 
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/ PHIL 1105 
Select one of the following fine arts courses: ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100 
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology      Required Hours: 11 
Select two lab science courses from below: 
ASTR 1105/1305; BIOL 1215; BIOL 1225; CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; GEOL 1121; GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225; ITDS 1215; PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325; PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Take the following course: 
MATH 1131

Area E Social Sciences                         Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112 
Take the following course:
POLS 1101 
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2135/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101 
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156 

Wellness Requirement                        Required Hours: 3
PELM 1205 
Select any one PEDS course. 

Area F Courses Related to Major       Required Hours: 18 
ITDS **** Area B approved course 
MATH 1131 Calculus with Analytical Geometry 1 (1 hour from Area D) 
Select two science sequences from the following that were not taken to satisfy Area D:
GROUP 1: CHEM 1211 Principles of Chemistry 1 
CHEM 1211L Principles of Chem 1 Lab 
CHEM 1212 Principles of Chemistry 2 
CHEM 1212L Principles of Chem 2 Lab 
GROUP 2: GEOL 1121 Intro Geo 1: Phys Geol
GEOL 1122 Intro Geo 2: Hist Geol
GEOL 1322 Intro Geo 2: Hist Geol Lab
GROUP 3: PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics 1 
PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics 2 
PHYS 1311 Introductory Physics 1 Lab 
PHYS 1312 Introductory Physics 2 Lab 

Area G Program Requirements          Required Hours: 29 
GEOL 2225 The Fossil Record
GEOL 2265 Mineralogy 
GEOL 3215 Igneous and Metamorphic Geology 
GEOL 3235 Sedimentary Geology 
GEOL 4275 Structural Geology 
GEOL 4795 Senior Geology Seminar 
GEOL 5165 Introduction to Hydrology 
GEOL 5255 Environmental Geology 

Area H Program Electives                  Required Hours: 19
Select nineteen hours from the following courses:
GEOL 3265 Stratigraphy and Basin Analysis 
GEOL 3275 Mapping and Field Geology 
GEOL 4175 Undergraduate Research 
GEOL 4795 Senior Geology Seminar 
GEOL 5115 Geochemistry 
GEOL 5135 Introduction to Oceanography
GEOL 5175 Physical Anthropology/Archeology 
GEOL 5215 Geomorphology 
GEOL 5275 Vertebrate Paleontology
GEOL 5555 Selected Topics in Geology 

Area I General Electives                   Required Hours: 12

Total Hours Required: 123


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