science foundational requirements

Interdisciplinary Science students select a concentration in one of the areas listed below. Concentrations consist of a foundational component requiring introductory courses in math, biology, chemistry, and physics. Concentrations require more focused, upper-level courses.

Interdisciplinary Sciences Major: Foundational Course Requirements Concentration Areas

Foundational coursesBiologyChemistryHealth & Professional School PreparationPhysics
Introductory biology course (4-5 credits) BIOL 151 with laboratory BIOL 151 with laboratory BIOL 101, 102, 103 or 151 with laboratory BIOL 101, 102, 103 or 151 with laboratory
Introductory chemistry course 
(4 credits)
CHEM 101 
with laboratory
CHEM 101 
with laboratory
CHEM 101 or CHEM 110* with laboratory CHEM 101 
with laboratory
Introductory physics course
(4-5 credits)
PHYS 201 or 207 PHYS 201 or 207 PHYS 101, L101 or 107, or 201, or 207 PHYS 207
Science course 
(3 credits)
UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE
Additional science course 
(3 credits)
UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE UPPER-LEVEL SCIENCE COURSE
Math course 
(by placement or 4 credits)
MATH 151 MATH 151 MATH 151 MATH 151
Statistics course 
(3 credits)
STAT 208 or 210 STAT 208 or 210 STAT 208 or 210 Satisfied by track 
requirements
Additional math course (3-4 credits) MATH 200 or STAT 314 MATH 200 MATH 200 or STAT 314 MATH 200