II. Inquiry in the Sciences (10 hours)

ChemistryA. Two courses in the Natural Sciences, at least one of which must be taken with a laboratory.

These courses introduce students to the methods of various science disciplines.  They provide an understanding of the current scientific knowledge of the world, how that knowledge is secured, and how scientific knowledge changes over time. Selected from:

  • Astronomy (PHYS 1130)
  • Bioinformatics (BINF 1101)
  • Biological Anthropology (ANTH 2141)
  • Biology (BIOL 1110, BIOL 1115)
  • Chemistry (CHEM 1111, CHEM 1112, CHEM 1200, CHEM 1203, CHEM 1204, CHEM 1251, CHEM 1252)
  • Earth Sciences (ESCI 1101)
  • E-Science (ITIS 1350)
  • Geography (GEOG 1103)
  • Geology (GEOL 1200, GEOL 1210)
  • Kinesiology (KNES 2168)
  • Physics (PHYS 1100, PHYS 1101, PHYS 1102, PHYS 1201, PHYS 1202, PHYS 1203, PHYS 2101, PHYS 2102)
  • Psychology (PSYC 1101)

B. One course in the Social Sciences.

These courses introduce students to the methods of the social sciences and to the applications of these methods for gaining a scientific understanding of the social world. Selected from:

  • Anthropology (ANTH 1101)
  • Geography (GEOG 1105)
  • Economics (ECON 1101, ECON 2101, ECON 2102)
  • Political Science (POLS 1110)
  • Sociology (SOCY 1101)

Course descriptions may be found in the current Undergraduate Catalog.