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Physical Science Core Courses
Students must satisfactorily complete at least six (6) credit hours
of approved coursework in the Natural sciences with at least one course
taken from each category of Physical Sciences and Life Sciences.
Students can expect that a course in the Physical Sciences will:
- Be introductory in nature and present (or have as a prerequisite a
college course that presents) the fundamentals of the physical science
with relevant applications.
- Emphasize scientific methodology by involving
the student in making observations, evaluating data, and solving
The course may be required for majors
in the Physical Sciences and technology or a course designed for
non-specialists; Courses should engage students with the relationship
of physical science to human and environmental issues with courses for
non-science majors including a greater focus on evaluating and using
scientific evidence for decision making.