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College of Humanities & Sciences

Interdisciplinary Science Program


science foundational requirements

Interdisciplinary Science students select a concentration in one of the areas listed below. Concentrations consist of a foundational component requiring introductory courses in math, biology, chemistry, and physics. Concentrations require more focused, upper-level courses.

Interdisciplinary Sciences Major: Foundational Course Requirements Concentration Areas

Foundational coursesBiologyChemistryProfessional SciencePhysics
Introductory biology course (4-8 credits)BIOL 151 with laboratoryBIOL 151 with laboratoryBIOL 151 and BIOL 152 with laboratoryBIOL 101, 102, 103 or 151 with laboratory
Introductory chemistry course 
(4-8 credits)
CHEM 101 
with laboratory
CHEM 101 
with laboratory
CHEM 101 and CHEM 102 with laboratoryCHEM 101 
with laboratory
Introductory physics course
(4-5 credits)
PHYS 201 or 207PHYS 201 or 207PHYS 201 or PHYS 207PHYS 207
Science course 
(3 credits)
UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSEUPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSEBIOL 300, Cellular and Molecular BiologyUPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE
Additional science course 
(3 credits)
UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSEUPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSEUPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSEUPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE
Math course 
(by placement or 4 credits)
MATH 151MATH 151MATH 151MATH 151
Statistics course 
(3 credits)
STAT 208 or 210STAT 208 or 210STAT 208 or 210Satisfied by track 
requirements
Additional math course (3-4 credits)MATH 200 or STAT 314MATH 200MATH 200 or STAT 314MATH 200
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