Jun 19, 2018  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Science, BSGS

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In order to earn the bachelor of science in general science degree with a major in general science, students must complete a minimum of 180 credits with a cumulative and  major/department grade point average of 2.00, including the following:

I. Core Curriculum Requirements

II. Major Requirements

95 credits in mathematics, science, engineering, and computer science including:

  • *Primary concentration (30)
  • *Secondary concentration (20)
    (May not include introductory mathematics and science courses)
  • Science Electives (see department ) (0-15)

Courses used to satisfy the following requirements may, in some cases, be applied toward the primary or secondary concentrations.

Ten credits in chemistry, including:


  1. At least 20 credits of the 95 general science required credits must be from 300- or 400-level classes (see course descriptions ). An additional 10 credits must be from 300-level, 400-level, or approved 200-level courses. This may require prerequisites beyond the minimal degree requirements. The approved 200-level courses are BIOL 240 , CEEGR 221 /CEEGR 222 , CHEM 231 /CHEM 241 , CHEM 232 /CHEM 242 , MATH 232 , MATH 233 , MATH 234 , MEGR 210 , MEGR 230 , MEGR 281 , PHYS 203 , PHYS 205 , and PSYC 240 . ISSC 489 /ISSC 490  does not count toward major or upper-division science credits.
  2. No more than 15 credits from this major will be counted toward any minors.
  3. Students must earn at least a C- in 100 and 200-level science and  mathematics courses that apply to the major.

*Fields allowed: biology, chemistry, diagnostic ultrasound, engineering (all engineering courses are one field), mathematics, physics, computer science and interdisciplinary science. See department  for approved science electives.