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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)
Select one of the following courses: 
MATH 1101/1111/1113/1125/1131

Area B Institutional Options                  Required Hours: 5
COMM 1110 
Select two of the following courses: 
ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 2755/LIBR 1105
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/POLS 2401/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: 10 
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab: 
ANTH 1145 (no lab); ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional); ASTR 1106/1305 (lab optional); BIOL 1215 (lab included); BIOL 1125 (no lab); BIOL 1225 (lab included); CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L ; ENVS 1105 (no lab); GEOL 1121 (lab included); GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225 (lab included); ITDS 1215 (lab included); PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325 (lab optional); PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above: 
CPSC 1105/MATH 1113/MATH 1125/MATH 1131/MATH 1132/MATH 1127/MATH 1165/PHIL 2105 

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 
ANTH 1105 Cultural Anthropology 
ENGL 2111 World Literature 1 
ENGL 2112 World Literature 2 
PHIL 1105 Survey of Philosophical Thought 
PSYC 1101 Introduction to General Psychology 
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 
Note: If any course listed above is used to satisfy Area A-E, select another course approved for the same area of the core.

Area G Program Requirements             Required Hours: 15 
SOCI 3101 Social Research 1 
SOCI 3102 Social Research 2 
SOCI 3105 Society and the Individual 
SOCI 4105 Sociological Theory 
SOCI 3117 Race and Ethnic Relations 

Area H Program Electives                     Required Hours: 15 
Select from the following courses: 
SOCI 2293 Intro to Marriage and the Family 
SOCI 3108 Selected Topics in Sociology 
SOCI 3109 Sociology of Deviance 
SOCI 3126 Intro to Social Work and Welfare 
SOCI 3698 Internship
SOCI 3125 People and Cultures of Africa
SOCI 3127 Social Problems of Globalization
SOCI 4107 Evolution of Social Stratification and Inequality 
SOCI 3128 Drugs and Society
SOCI 3129 Sociology of Gender
SOCI 4108 Clinical Sociology
SOCI 4405 Sociology Practicum 
SOCI 4899 Independent Study 
SOCI 5106 Sociology of Aging 
SOCI 5109 Sociology of Medicine and Mental Disorders 
SOCI 5115 Religion, Culture and Society 

Area I General Electives                        Required Hours: 30
Select at least nine semester hours of courses at the 3000-level or higher, or more if needed to meet the university requirement of 39 total hours of credit at the upper-division level.

Total Required Hours: 123

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Last Updated: 2/1/11