Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Natural Science, Bachelor of Science

Course Requirements (NSCI)

General Education Requirements

(# - Refer to General Education Course Requirements for Course Options)

Complete the following course (0 credits)

CBU 101Orientation to CBU

0

Mathematics # (3 credits)

MATH 117Precalculus

3

OR

MATH 131Calculus I

3

Statistics (3 credits)

Fulfilled by Major Requirements

NSCI 410Natural Science Seminar

1

English (8-9 credits)

English Composition I
ENG 111English Composition I

3

OR

ENG 231Honors Survey of World Literature I

4

English Composition II
ENG 112English Composition II

3

OR

ENG 232Honors Survey of World Literature II

4

English Literature # (3 credits)

Waived if ENG 231/ENG 232, Add 1 Hr. to Electives

Religious Studies # (6 credits)

Social Science or History # (6 credits)

Natural or Physical Science (4 credits)

Fulfilled by Major Requirements

BIOL 109Human Biology

3

BIOL 109LHuman Biology Laboratory

1

OR

BIOL 111Principles of Biology I

3

BIOL 111LPrinciples of Biology I Laboratory

1

Moral Values # (3 credits)

Aesthetics

Fulfilled by English Literature GER

Total Credit Hours:27

School of Science Support Requirements

Math Elective # (3 credits)

Choose from:

MATH 106Applied Math with an Introduction to Calculus

3

MATH 131Calculus I

3

MATH 132Calculus II

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Natural Science Major Requirements

(2.0 GPA in Major Required)(Transfer Students Must Take at Least 15 of the Required Hours Numbered at or Above the 200 Level at CBU, and This Must Include at Least Two Courses (6 to 8 Hours Excluding NSCI 410) at or Above the 300 Level)

CHEM 113Principles of Chemistry I

3

CHEM 113LPrinciples of Chemistry I Laboratory

1

CHEM 114Principles of Chemistry II

3

CHEM 114LPrinciples of Chemistry II Laboratory

1

PHYS 201Introductory Physics I

3

PHYS 201LIntroductory Physics I Laboratory

1

PHYS 202Introductory Physics II

3

PHYS 202LIntroductory Physics II Laboratory

1

Natural Science Major Courses (100+ Level in BIOL, CHEM, NSCI or PHYS)

8

Natural Science Major Courses (200+ Level in BIOL, CHEM, NSCI or PHYS)

8

Other Science Courses (300+ Level in BIOL, CHEM, NSCI or PHYS)

13

NSCI 410Natural Science Seminar

1

Natural Science Major Courses: May Not Take CHEM 101

Principles of Biology I / Lab (4 credits)

Choose From:

BIOL 109Human Biology

3

BIOL 109LHuman Biology Laboratory

1

OR

BIOL 111Principles of Biology I

3

BIOL 111LPrinciples of Biology I Laboratory

1

Total Credit Hours:50

School of Sciences Major-Specific Electives

Free Electives

42

Total Credit Hours:42

Total Credit Hours: 122

2.0 Cumulative GPA Required