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Current Core Curriculum Science Pairings

Natural Science & Technology Parts I & II (030; 093 Natural Science)

To satisfy the depth requirement in Natural Science and Technology Part I, students must complete an approved combination of six hours in a single field of study.


When Choosing Courses for Part I

The table below indicates allowable Part I science pairings. Courses with an asterisk have prerequisites.

Field of Study: Astronomy

Prefix This Course + One Course from This List
AST 301 or 307 309C*, 309G*, 309L*, 309N*, 309R*, 309S*

Field of Study: Biology

Prefix This Course + This Course OR a Course from this List
BIO 311C 311D* 326M*, 365S*, 446L*, 301D, 301G, 301M, 305F, 309D
BIO 315H 325H* 301D, 301L, 301G, 301M, 305F, 309D
Prefix Any two courses within an individual row of BIO courses
BIO 301D, 301G, 301L, 301M, 305F, 309D
BIO 301E, 301D, 305F, 309D, 309F, 311C, 315H

Field of Study: Chemistry

Prefix This Course + This Course OR a Course from This List
CH 301 302* 305*
CH 301H 302H* 302*, 305*
CH 304K 305*

Field of Study: Geology

Prefix This Course + One Course from This List
GEO 401 or 303 302C, 302D, 302E, 302G, 302J, 302M, 302P, 303C, 405*
Prefix Or any GEO combination listed in the row below
GEO 302C, 302D, 302E, 302G, 302J, 302M, 302P, 303, 303C

Field of Study: Marine Science

Prefix This Course + This Course
MNS 307, 308*

Field of Study: Natural Science

Prefix This Course + This Course OR a Course from This List
NSC 306J 306K* 306L*, 306M*, or any PHY or PS course listed below.

Field of Study: Physics and Physical Science

Prefix This Course + This Course OR a Course from This List
PHY 301 316* 302L*, 303L*, 317L*, 309L*, PS 304*, NSC 306J
PHY 302K 302L* 303L*, 309L*, 316*, 317L*, PS 304*, NSC 306J
PHY 303K 303L* 302L*, 309L*, 316*, 317L*, PS 304*, NSC 306J
PHY 317K 317L* 302L*, 303L*, 309L*, 316*, PS 304*, NSC 306J
PHY 309K 309L* PS 304*, NSC 306J
PS 303 304* NSC 306J
Prefix This Course + One Course from this List
Plan II PHY 321 301, 302K, 303K, 317K, 309K, 316*, 302L*, 303L*, 317L*, 309L*, PS 303 or PS 304* or NSC 306J

When Choosing Courses for Part II

To satisfy the requirement in Natural Science and Technology Part II, students must complete three hours in a field of study other than the one used for Natural Science and Technology Part I. For Natural Science and Technology Part II, you must choose a course from the Part I or II list in a field of study that is not blacked out.


  Part I Field of Study (described above)
Part II Field of Study AST BIO CH GEO MNS NSC 306J/K PHY/ P S
AST            
 BIO            
 CH            
 GEO             
 MNS            
 NSC 306J/K          
 NSC 306L/M              
 PHY/ P S          
 ANT              
 CS              
 E E              
 GRG              
 NTR              
 SCI 365