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Natural Science Core Courses

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Two courses in Natural Science

Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Physics

Rationale for Natural Science in The Core Curriculum

BI 001 - Biology Core Equivalent [Transfer Admissions]
BI 100 - Survey of Biology I
BI 101 - Survey of Biology II
BIOL 1300 - Anatomy and Physiology I (Nursing only)
BIOL 1310 - Anatomy and Physiology Lab I (Nursing only) (fall)
BIOL 1320 - Anatomy and Physiology II (Nursing only) (new course) (spring)
BIOL 1330 - Anatomy and Physiology Lab II (Nursing only) (spring)
BIOL 1420 - The Genetic Century (non-majors)
BIOL 1430 - Immune Defenses: Friend or Foe? (non-majors)
BIOL 1450 - Ecology of a Dynamic Planet (non-majors) (new course)
BIOL 1460 - Brain Science: The New Frontier (non-majors) (new course)
BIOL 1470 - Biodiversity Connections (non-majors) (new course)
BIOL 1480 - Epidemics, Disease and Humanity
BIOL 2000 - Molecules and Cells (formerly Introductory Biology I) (majors, but also taken by non-majors)
BIOL 2010 - Ecology and Evolution
BIOL 2200 - Micro-Biology I (Nursing only)
BIOL 2210 - Micro-Biology II (Nursing only)

CHEM 001 - Chemistry Core Equivalent [Transfer Admissions]
CHEM 1102 [FA 130] - Intersection of Science and Painting
CHEM 1103 - Chemistry in the Marketplace I
CHEM 1104 - Chemistry in the Marketplace II

CHEM 1105 - Chemistry and Society I
CHEM 1106 - Chemistry and Society II
CHEM 1107 - Frontiers in Life Sciences
CHEM 1109 - General Chemistry I
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry II
CHEM 1117 - Principles of Modern Chemistry Chemistry I (department permission required)
CHEM 1118 - Principles of Modern Chemistry II (department permission required)
CHEM 1161 - Life Science Chemistry (Nursing only)
CHEM 1163 - Life Science Chemistry Lab (Nursing only)

GE 001 - Geology Core Equivalent [Transfer Admissions]
EESC 1110 - Geology of National Parks
EESC 1125 - Exploring Earth History
EESC 1132 - Exploring the Earth I
EESC 1134 - Exploring the Earth II
EESC 1146 - Origin and Evolution of Life on Earth
EESC 1150 - Astronomy
EESC 1157 - Oceanography
EESC 1167 - Environmental Geosciences I: Resources and Polution
EESC 1168 - Environmental Geosciences II: Earth Processes and Risks
EESC 1170 - Rivers and the Environment
EESC 1172 - Weather, Climate and the Environment
EESC 1174 - Climate Change and Society
EESC 1177 - Cosmos
EESC 1180 - The Living Earth I: Probing the Depths of Our Restless Planet
EESC 1182 - The Living Earth II: From Outer Space to Life on Earth
EESC 1187 - Geoscience and Public Policy
GE 192 - Earth Under Siege
EESC 1195 - Introduction to Space Weather

PH 001 - Physics Core Equivalent [Transfer Admissions]
PH 004 - Natural Science Core Equivalent
PH 010 - Physics Core Equivalent - AP
PHYS 1100 - Structure of the Universe I
PHYS 1101 - Structure of the Universe II
PHYS 1500 - Foundations of Physics I (optional lab courses PHYS 2050 and PHYS 2051
    [Introductory Physics Labs I and II]. However, for science majors and pre-med
    students,  the labs are required to fulfill their course requirements.)
PHYS 1501 - Foundations of Physics II (Pre-requisite PHYS 1500) (optional lab courses PHYS
    2050 and PHYS 2051 [Introductory Physics Labs I and II]. However, for science
    majors and pre-med  students, the labs are required to fulfill their course
    requirements.)
PHYS 2200 - Introductory Physics I (optional lab courses PHYS 2050 and PHYS 2051
    [Introductory Physics Labs I and II]. However, for science majors and pre-med
    students, the labs are required to fulfill their course requirements.)
PHYS 2201 - Introductory Physics II (Pre-requisite PHYS 2200) (optional lab courses PHYS
    2050 and PHYS 2051 [Introductory Physics Labs I and II]. For science majors and
    pre-med students, the labs are required to fulfill their course requirements.)
PHYS 2100 - Introduction to Physics I (mandatory recitation section PHYS 2110)
    (optional lab courses PHYS 2050 and PHYS 2051 [Introductory Physics Labs I and II].
    For science majors and pre-med students, the labs are required to fulfill their
    course requirements.)
PHYS 2101 - Introduction to Physics II (Pre-requisite PHYS 2100) (mandatory recitation
    section PHYS 2111) (optional lab courses PHYS 2050 and PHYS 2051 [Introductory Physics
    Labs I and II]. For science majors and pre-med students, the labs are required
    to fulfill their course requirements.)

UNAS 1119-1122 - New Scientific Visions - Perspectives IV (1-2)

Revised 10/18/2011

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